South Padre Island employment information

IndexSouth Padre IslandTexasNational
Income per capita$37,415$26,513$28,555
Median household income$41,714$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,341$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$44,968$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$27,479$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$31,105$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate0.7%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level23.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in South Padre Island is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Padre Island is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Padre Island is 88% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Padre Island is 48% higher than the national average.

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South Padre Island median earnings by income bracket

South Padre Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%3.9%
Financial & insurance services7.7%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.6%0.0%
Public administration0.0%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%7.9%
Education, health & social services24.4%30.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Laguna Vista, TX3,197$61,25015%
Bayview, TX540$57,2507%
Port Isabel, TX5,033$32,41539%
Laguna Heights, TX3,075$22,69958%
South Padre Island, TX2,886$41,71422%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Seven Fields, PA2,886$103,17393%
David City, NE2,886$44,44417%
Superior, AZ2,886$44,09518%
Pine Ridge, PA2,887$53,1971%
Schulenburg, TX2,885$35,20034%
South Padre Island, TX2,886$41,71422%
Source: The South Padre Island, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.