South Houston employment information

IndexSouth HoustonTexasNational
Income per capita$13,909$26,513$28,555
Median household income$37,483$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,423$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,719$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$25,856$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$15,475$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.4%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level27.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in South Houston is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Houston is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Houston is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Houston is 74% higher than the national average.

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South Houston median earnings by income bracket

South Houston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry28.9%3.5%
Manufacturing sector18.1%2.0%
Financial & insurance services0.3%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services15.5%19.3%
Public administration1.1%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.1%
Education, health & social services2.4%25.2%

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West University Place, TX15,223$207,429288%
Bellaire, TX17,533$169,663217%
Southside Place, TX1,816$141,250164%
Taylor Lake Village, TX3,613$129,479142%
Shoreacres, TX1,768$103,35293%
South Houston, TX17,323$37,48330%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wayne, MI17,314$39,33326%
New Philadelphia, OH17,334$40,10625%
Takoma Park, MD17,307$78,10646%
Marion, IL17,353$42,48921%
Huntington, IN17,284$39,54226%
South Houston, TX17,323$37,48330%
Source: The South Houston, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.