Taft Southwest employment information

IndexTaft SouthwestTexasNational
Income per capita$12,855$27,828$29,829
Median household income$21,250$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$18,850$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$32,660$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$6,767$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate16.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%16.7%15.1%
The Taft Southwest, 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 Taft Southwest is $12,855, which is 54% lower than than the Texas average and 57% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,250, which is 61% lower than than the Texas average and 62% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Taft Southwest is 16%, which is 247% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Taft Southwest is 22% which is 45% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$14,165$21,250$42,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Taft Southwest is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Taft Southwest is 62% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Taft Southwest is 247% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Taft Southwest is 45% higher than the national average.

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Taft Southwest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.8%8.5%
Manufacturing sector26.2%12.7%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%34.7%
Public administration10.2%7.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%37.3%
Other27.2%11.9%

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Ingleside, TX9,776$60,4149%
Portland, TX16,144$59,1997%
Taft Southwest, TX1,163$21,25062%

Cities with similar population

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Ruhenstroth, NV1,163$77,67940%
Waitsburg, WA1,163$50,3139%
Groton, MA1,163$70,71428%
Gaston, NC1,162$30,83344%
Grand Meadow, MN1,162$53,8463%
Taft Southwest, TX1,163$21,25062%
Source: The Taft Southwest, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).