Income/capita 22%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 25%
IndexCollege StationTexasNational
Income per capita$23,218$27,828$29,829
Median household income$36,471$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$89,380$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,099$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$17,889$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$13,570$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level33.1%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in College Station is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in College Station is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in College Station is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in College Station is 119% higher than the national average

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      College Station employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.7%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector5.6%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%13.8%
      Public administration4.5%2.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.1%
      Education, health & social services32.2%46.0%

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      College Station, TX104,684$36,47134%

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      Source: The College Station, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).