Taft Southwest employment information

IndexTaft SouthwestTexasNational
Income per capita$12,778$26,513$28,555
Median household income$30,729$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$19,882$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$53,359$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$27,292$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$15,000$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate9.1%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level36.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Taft Southwest is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Taft Southwest is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Taft Southwest is 56% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Taft Southwest is 131% higher than the national average.

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Taft Southwest median earnings by income bracket

Taft Southwest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.4%8.7%
Manufacturing sector11.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.2%19.7%
Public administration3.5%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.1%57.2%

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Del Sol, TX457$102,06991%
St. Paul CDP, TX991$72,61736%
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Ingleside on the Bay, TX579$65,89323%
Ingleside, TX9,468$60,92514%
Taft Southwest, TX1,373$30,72943%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nixon, PA1,373$84,02857%
Bernice, LA1,373$19,72863%
Fayette, OH1,372$34,16736%
Ravenna, NE1,374$43,09219%
Roseboro, NC1,374$37,63430%
Taft Southwest, TX1,373$30,72943%
Source: The Taft Southwest, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.