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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
  Income Less Than 15K  14.93%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.52%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.23%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.93%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.94%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.48%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.66%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  9.70%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  10.03%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.39%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  6.20%5.03%
  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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