Eagle Lake employment information

IndexEagle LakeTexasNational
Income per capita$22,876$27,828$29,829
Median household income$41,893$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,769$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,681$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$29,938$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$24,139$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.5%16.7%15.1%
The Eagle Lake, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Eagle Lake is $22,876, which is 18% lower than than the Texas average and 23% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,893, which is 23% lower than than the Texas average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Eagle Lake is 3%, which is 40% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Eagle Lake is 24% which is 62% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,925$41,893$83,786
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Eagle Lake is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Eagle Lake is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Eagle Lake is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Eagle Lake is 62% higher than the national average.

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Eagle Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.9%2.1%
Manufacturing sector15.2%14.9%
Financial & insurance services0.9%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services24.1%23.5%
Public administration3.5%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%1.0%
Education, health & social services0.9%40.7%
Other36.7%27.2%

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San Felipe, TX639$32,91740%
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Eagle Lake, TX3,651$41,89324%

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Richfield, OH3,651$67,87523%
Sunnyslope, WA3,650$82,41949%
Gaylord, MI3,652$37,10433%
Roebling, NJ3,652$75,38536%
Horicon, WI3,649$59,3527%
Eagle Lake, TX3,651$41,89324%
Source: The Eagle Lake, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).