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Income/capita 8%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 37%
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IndexNew BraunfelsTexasNational
Income per capita$27,501$27,828$29,829
Median household income$61,618$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,034$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,822$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$37,925$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$26,175$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level9.5%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in New Braunfels is 8% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in New Braunfels is 11% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in New Braunfels is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in New Braunfels is 37% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $41,074$61,618$123,236
      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.

      New Braunfels median earnings by income bracket

      New Braunfels employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.9%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector11.9%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%16.3%
      Public administration5.4%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%1.2%
      Education, health & social services8.7%33.6%
      Other32.9%34.4%

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      Selma, TX8,866$78,15741.3%
      New Braunfels, TX67,097$61,61811.4%

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      Bossier City, LA67,152$47,28914.5%
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      Davis, CA66,886$57,6834.3%
      New Braunfels, TX67,097$61,61811.4%
      Source: The New Braunfels, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).