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Income/capita 8%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 28%
IndexCentral East AustinAustinTexas
Income per capita$32,093$35,672$27,828
Median household income$54,415$60,939$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$92,148$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$42,935$36,330
Median earnings male$30,637$37,344$36,153
Median earnings female$30,517$30,164$25,035
Unemployment rate6.0%3.6%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a16.7%16.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Central East Austin is 8% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Central East Austin is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Central East Austin is 28% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Central East Austin is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $40,621$60,939$121,878
      City
      $36,481$54,727$109,454
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Central East Austin median earnings by income bracket

      Central East Austin employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.0%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector8.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%6.2%
      Public administration1.6%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%2.7%
      Education, health & social services10.0%31.6%
      Other43.5%41.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rollingwood, TX1,642$168,125204%
      Lost Creek, TX4,498$165,417199%
      Barton Creek, TX3,037$150,170171%
      West Lake Hills, TX3,309$149,531170%
      Sunset Valley, TX801$134,792144%
      Austin, TX907,779$60,93910%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jacksonville, FL856,616$48,25613%
      San Francisco, CA850,282$87,70159%
      Indianapolis, IN846,674$43,10122%
      Columbus, OH837,038$47,15615%
      Fort Worth, TX815,930$54,8761%
      Austin, TX907,779$60,93910%
      Source: The Central East Austin, Austin, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).