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Household income NAT. AVG.
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Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexRichardsonTexasNational
Income per capita$40,408$27,828$29,829
Median household income$85,350$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$110,720$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$58,431$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$48,899$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$37,825$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.9%16.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Richardson is 35% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Richardson is 54% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Richardson is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Richardson is 28% lower than the national average

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      $56,894 $85,350 $170,700
      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.

      Richardson median earnings by income bracket

      Richardson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%8.4%
      Manufacturing sector9.2%9.2%
      Financial & insurance services7.8%7.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.5%13.5%
      Public administration2.3%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%5.1%
      Education, health & social services13.3%13.3%
      Other37.4%37.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      University Park, TX25,027$247,716347.8%
      Highland Park, TX9,143$218,611295.2%
      Lucas, TX8,137$174,500215.4%
      Parker, TX4,920$168,811205.1%
      Hebron, TX304$158,750187.0%
      Richardson, TX118,583$85,35054.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sugar Land, TX118,563$123,261122.8%
      Evansville, IN118,414$42,62323.0%
      Waterloo, ON118,234n/a 
      Terrebonne, QC119,135n/a 
      Cambridge, MA117,822$107,49094.3%
      Richardson, TX118,583$85,35054.3%
      Source: The Richardson, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).