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Economy in Houston, Texas

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EconomyHouston, TXUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.50%8.60%
Recent Job Growth1.93%0.35%
Future Job Growth36.36%32.10%
Sales Taxes8.25%5.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$26,792$26,154
Household Income$48,322$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K13.47%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K10.51%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K12.05%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K15.79%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K18.16%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K10.65%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K10.57%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K5.95%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K2.62%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.23%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations14.55%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations21.91%20.61%
Service14.59%14.45%
Sales and Office26.53%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.12%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance10.25%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving12.04%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Houston, TX, is 7.50%, with job growth of 1.93%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.36%.

Houston, TX Taxes

Houston, TX,sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Houston, TX Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $26,792, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $48,322.


Houston Economy SperlingViews

re: A town strictly for business - 10/27/2011: Well said. I'm a native and agree with your view on this... (read more)A town strictly for business: No need to consider Houston unless it is driven by your career choice. Excellent economy, tremendous medical center and obviously the center of the oil & gas industry. ... (read more)re: This place is a dirty ghetto - 1/26/2011: Sheena, anyone who is thinking of moving to Houston should stay where they are because this is not the answer to the problems you think you have and will leave behind.... (read more)Have an opinion about Houston? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Houston Click Here