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Income/capita 105%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 5%
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IndexMidtownHoustonTexas
Income per capita$61,137$29,224$27,828
Median household income$80,524$47,010$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$71,418$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$35,250$36,330
Median earnings male$60,219$31,458$36,153
Median earnings female$58,953$23,896$25,035
Unemployment rate4.4%5.0%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a21.9%16.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Midtown is 105% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Midtown is 46% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Midtown is 5% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Midtown is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,336$47,010$94,020
      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.

      Midtown median earnings by income bracket

      Midtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.7%3.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%10.7%
      Public administration4.7%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%2.9%
      Education, health & social services16.9%29.2%
      Other39.2%43.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hunters Creek Village, TX4,688$250,001351.9%
      Piney Point Village, TX3,312$250,001351.9%
      Bunker Hill Village, TX3,909$221,824301.0%
      West University Place, TX15,318$220,868299.2%
      Bellaire, TX18,140$187,805239.5%
      Houston, TX2,240,582$47,01015.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montréal, QC1,811,008n/a 
      Chicago, IL2,714,017$50,4348.8%
      Philadelphia, PA1,559,938$39,77028.1%
      Phoenix, AZ1,555,324$49,32810.8%
      Toronto, ON3,013,752n/a 
      Houston, TX2,240,582$47,01015.0%
      Source: The Midtown, Houston, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).