Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$21,931$27,828$29,829
Median household income$53,220$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,224$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,833$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$30,152$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$24,340$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.9%16.7%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Garland is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Garland is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Garland is 16% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Garland is 5% higher than the national average

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      $35,476 $53,220 $106,440
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Garland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.5%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector14.9%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%7.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%14.2%
      Public administration1.7%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%2.2%
      Education, health & social services7.5%31.7%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      University Park, TX24,346$198,438258.7%
      Highland Park, TX8,986$189,485242.5%
      Heath, TX7,992$150,319171.7%
      Hebron, TX413$148,750168.9%
      Parker, TX4,241$133,494141.3%
      Garland, TX234,810$53,2203.8%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Scottsdale, AZ234,495$76,54338.4%
      Hialeah, FL235,626$29,81746.1%
      Chesapeake, VA233,194$69,97826.5%
      Reno, NV237,121$48,81511.8%
      Irving, TX232,013$54,8680.8%
      Garland, TX234,810$53,2203.8%
      Source: The Garland, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).