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IndexThe WoodlandsTexasNational
Income per capita$65,017$27,828$29,829
Median household income$126,087$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$148,209$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,328$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$102,024$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$39,286$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level3.5%16.7%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in The Woodlands is 118% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in The Woodlands is 128% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in The Woodlands is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in The Woodlands is 77% lower than the national average

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      $84,049 $126,087 $252,174
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      The Woodlands median earnings by income bracket

      The Woodlands employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.0%7.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%13.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.2%6.2%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%12.2%
      Public administration1.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%8.2%
      Education, health & social services7.5%7.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Porter Heights, TX1,343$138,194149.8%
      Stagecoach, TX774$112,656103.6%
      Oak Ridge North, TX3,163$95,83373.2%
      Woodloch, TX116$88,50060.0%
      Shenandoah, TX2,955$81,80647.9%
      The Woodlands, TX114,532$126,087127.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Carlsbad, CA114,411$112,933104.1%
      Westminster, CO114,832$76,37838.1%
      Murrieta, CA114,066$91,65465.7%
      Springfield, IL115,075$54,1642.1%
      El Monte, CA113,917$53,8742.6%
      The Woodlands, TX114,532$126,087127.9%
      Source: The The Woodlands, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).