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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBalch SpringsTexasNational
Income per capita$19,284$27,828$29,829
Median household income$52,696$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,777$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,594$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$32,420$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$21,463$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.1%16.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Balch Springs is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Balch Springs is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Balch Springs is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Balch Springs is 6% lower than the national average

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      $35,127 $52,696 $105,392
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Balch Springs median earnings by income bracket

      Balch Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry31.0%31.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.6%10.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.5%0.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%15.6%
      Public administration4.3%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%10.9%
      Education, health & social services5.6%5.6%

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      University Park, TX25,027$247,716347.8%
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      Heath, TX9,069$174,154214.8%
      McLendon-Chisholm, TX3,521$155,667181.4%
      Sunnyvale, TX6,664$134,080142.4%
      Balch Springs, TX25,123$52,6964.7%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      South Salt Lake, UT25,125$49,61610.3%
      Riverside, OH25,127$48,48612.4%
      Bloomingdale, FL25,132$91,82166.0%
      Ridgewood, NJ25,110$178,958223.5%
      North Tustin, CA25,147$149,631170.5%
      Balch Springs, TX25,123$52,6964.7%
      Source: The Balch Springs, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).