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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Houston, Texas, is 4.90%, with job growth of 0.79%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.68%.

Houston, Texas Taxes
Houston, Texas,sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Houston, Texas Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $27,938, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $45,728.


  ECONOMYHouston, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.90%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.79%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  36.68%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $27,938$28,555
  Household Income  $45,728$53,482
  Family Median Income  $50,369$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.18%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  2.85%0.61%
  Construction  10.02%6.19%
  Manufacturing  8.89%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  3.19%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.65%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.79%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.36%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.73%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.29%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  8.02%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.13%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  6.17%4.27%
  Educational services  7.82%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  11.09%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.49%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.14%7.44%
  Other services  6.04%4.94%
  Public administration  2.33%4.80%
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  3/28/2018
LEAVING HOUSTON TODAY YAAAAY

I've only been down here for a year and 8 months and I am excited today that I am leaving this hell hole I cannot wait once again I have given a lot of reviews but... (Read More)

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  3/25/2018
Climate Sucks—No Stars for Houston, Texas

Don’t be fooled by the paid PR pros who refer to Houston’s climate as “mild.” That’s not true—86 degrees with 92% humidity is brutally hot. And just wait when June,... (Read More)

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  3/12/2018
The 77096 area is good

Although I'm still not giving Houston any stars because it's way too hot and humid the people are very very very rude but there is one area in Houston if you do not have... (Read More)

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