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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
  Management, business, finance  13.45%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  6.23%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.12%1.67%
  Legal  1.73%1.16%
  Education, library  4.97%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.74%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.39%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.36%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.83%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  6.22%5.76%
  Building maintenance  5.97%4.01%
  Personal care  3.10%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  22.18%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.21%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  11.96%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  12.55%12.09%

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  9/20/2017
Houston is hell!

If the floods don't drown you in your bed in the night, the crime rate will hit you. You may be shot in a Walmart parking lot or robbed leaving Neiman Marcus in the... (Read More)

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  9/4/2017
It's way to hot and way too humid!

Summer really lasts for about 6 months here. That would be great, except summer means horrible heat and humidity. You feel trapped.... (Read More)

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  7/11/2017
A Big, Hot City

I'll start in saying that I don't like living in Houston and am very much looking forward to moving. In fact, I've become almost obsessive about finding the "perfect"... (Read More)

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