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Income/capita 56%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 19%
IndexPenitasTexasNational
Income per capita$13,120$27,828$29,829
Median household income$38,789$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,174$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,417$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$25,960$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$15,820$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level26.1%16.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Penitas is 56% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Penitas is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Penitas is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Penitas is 73% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,856$38,789$77,578
      City
      $36,481$54,727$109,454
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Penitas median earnings by income bracket

      Penitas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry33.4%8.8%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%0.6%
      Wholesale & retail services10.6%23.4%
      Public administration4.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.4%4.1%
      Education, health & social services19.4%49.5%
      Other11.8%11.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Olmito and Olmito, TX163$86,25056%
      La Paloma Ranchettes, TX486$83,12550%
      Palmhurst, TX2,654$81,75048%
      Villarreal, TX274$68,75024%
      Granjeno, TX334$62,81314%
      Penitas, TX4,728$38,78930%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Poplar Grove, IL4,728$76,22238%
      Piedmont, AL4,728$31,18144%
      Madisonville, TN4,727$35,77435%
      Searingtown, NY4,727$141,389156%
      Paulden, AZ4,729$45,66017%
      Penitas, TX4,728$38,78930%
      Source: The Penitas, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).