Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$19,206$27,828$29,829
Median household income$38,125$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,024$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,036$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$33,176$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$21,811$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level38.3%16.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Center is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Center is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Center is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Center is 153% higher than the national average

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      $25,414 $38,125 $76,250
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      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Center median earnings by income bracket

      Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%7.7%
      Manufacturing sector18.8%18.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%15.4%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%0.6%
      Education, health & social services7.5%7.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Logansport, LA1,878$48,75011.9%
      Timpson, TX1,207$34,74337.2%
      Joaquin, TX870$31,87542.4%
      Tenaha, TX1,595$22,17359.9%
      Center, TX5,178$38,12531.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sheldon, IA5,178$54,9310.7%
      Hoopeston, IL5,178$36,48434.1%
      Lucan Biddulph, ON5,179n/a 
      Swartz, LA5,176$49,10011.2%
      Grosse Pointe, MI5,176$117,222111.9%
      Center, TX5,178$38,12531.1%
      Source: The Center, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).