Waco employment information

Income per capita$18,623$26,513$28,555
Median household income$32,864$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,193$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,177$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$22,997$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$15,767$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate5.0%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level29.4%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Waco is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waco is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waco is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waco is 89% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Waco median earnings by income bracket

Waco employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%0.4%
Manufacturing sector18.0%1.0%
Financial & insurance services3.0%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%12.6%
Public administration3.2%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%2.2%
Education, health & social services16.0%39.9%

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Waco, TX127,796$32,86439%

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Waco, TX127,796$32,86439%
Source: The Waco, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.