Karnes City employment information

IndexKarnes CityTexasNational
Income per capita$21,358$27,828$29,829
Median household income$32,394$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,705$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,833$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$30,599$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$19,195$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level31.1%16.7%15.1%
The Karnes 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 Karnes City is $21,358, which is 23% lower than than the Texas average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,394, which is 41% lower than than the Texas average and 41% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Karnes City is 4%, which is 16% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Karnes City is 31% which is 106% higher than than the national average.

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$21,593$32,394$64,788
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.

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  • The income per capita in Karnes City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Karnes City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Karnes City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Karnes City is 106% higher than the national average.

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Karnes City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%0.6%
Manufacturing sector13.4%0.5%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services8.6%17.0%
Public administration16.8%16.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%5.3%
Education, health & social services3.9%37.4%
Other34.8%20.6%

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Karnes City, TX3,278$32,39441%

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Woodlawn, OH3,279$55,0281%
Newbern, TN3,277$48,75012%
Garnett, KS3,280$34,40638%
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Karnes City, TX3,278$32,39441%
Source: The Karnes City, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).