Gun Barrel City employment information

IndexGun Barrel CityTexasNational
Income per capita$25,082$27,828$29,829
Median household income$42,765$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,848$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,244$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$31,644$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$23,848$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%16.7%15.1%
The Gun Barrel City, 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 Gun Barrel City is $25,082, which is 10% lower than than the Texas average and 16% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,765, which is 22% lower than than the Texas average and 23% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gun Barrel City is 4%, which is 16% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gun Barrel City is 21% which is 40% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,507$42,765$85,530
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 Gun Barrel City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gun Barrel City is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gun Barrel City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gun Barrel City is 40% higher than the national average.

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Gun Barrel City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.4%0.8%
Manufacturing sector14.7%2.9%
Financial & insurance services0.9%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%27.7%
Public administration2.0%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%2.0%
Education, health & social services7.8%24.8%
Other29.5%29.0%

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