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Economy in Houston, Texas

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EconomyHouston, TXUnited States
Unemployment Rate4.70%6.30%
Recent Job Growth2.96%1.18%
Future Job Growth41.20%36.10%
Sales Taxes8.25%6.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$27,029$28,051
Household Income$44,648$53,046
Family Median Income$49,322$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K15.16%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K6.38%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K12.56%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K11.27%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.12%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.62%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K8.69%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.98%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K9.73%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K3.98%4.78%
Income greater than 200K5.51%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance12.82%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science6.02%5.24%
Community, social services1.16%1.66%
Legal1.73%1.17%
Education, library5.03%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.72%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology4.05%5.49%
Healthcare support2.36%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.76%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.28%5.61%
Building maintenance5.87%3.97%
Personal care3.09%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support22.93%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.24%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair12.15%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving12.79%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Houston, TX, is 4.70%, with job growth of 2.96%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.20%.

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 $27,029, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $44,648.


Houston Economy SperlingViews

Relocating To Houston (HELP): I am a single parent from NJ looking to relocate to Houston, TX. Well the suburbs where I can raise my child & experience something different than high priced NJ where... (read more)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)Have an opinion about Houston? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Houston Click Here