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IndexSouth LamarAustinTexas
Income per capita$59,448$44,829$27,828
Median household income$69,392$75,752$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$112,122$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$55,640$36,330
Median earnings male$52,523$47,320$36,153
Median earnings female$40,067$38,105$25,035
Unemployment rate1.6%3.2%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a12.5%16.7%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Lamar is 99% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South Lamar is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Lamar is 66% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Lamar is 100% lower than the national average

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      $50,496 $75,752 $151,504
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Lamar median earnings by income bracket

      South Lamar employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%11.2%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%7.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.6%13.6%
      Public administration3.2%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.0%3.0%
      Education, health & social services10.1%10.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      West Lake Hills, TX3,302$208,641277.1%
      Rollingwood, TX1,331$193,750250.2%
      The Hills, TX2,397$153,500177.5%
      Sunset Valley, TX574$148,929169.2%
      Lost Creek, TX1,123$147,500166.6%
      Austin, TX965,872$75,75236.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Jacksonville, FL902,488$55,5310.4%
      San Jose, CA1,029,409$117,324112.1%
      Fort Worth, TX892,221$64,56716.7%
      Columbus, OH889,079$54,9020.8%
      Edmonton, AB1,053,392n/a 
      Austin, TX965,872$75,75236.9%
      Source: The South Lamar, Austin, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).