Economy in Elgin, Texas

Elgin has an unemployment rate of 4.1%. The US average is 5.2%.

Elgin has seen the job market increase by 2.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.4%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Elgin
- The Sales Tax Rate for Elgin is 6.8%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Elgin is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Elgin
- The average income of a Elgin resident is $21,772 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Elgin resident is $50,867 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYElgin, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.1%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.8%1.6%
  Future Job Growth41.4%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.8%6.0%
  Income Taxes00.046
  Income per Cap.$21,772$28,555
  Household Income$50,867$53,482
  Family Median Income$63,148$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4.5%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.5%0.6%
  Construction11.4%6.2%
  Manufacturing14.5%10.4%
  Wholesale trade0.4%2.7%
  Retail trade7.4%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information4.2%2.1%
  Finance and insurance2.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing0.0%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services5.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.3%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.1%4.3%
  Educational services9.2%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance10.8%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation0.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services6.1%7.4%
  Other services3.4%4.9%
  Public administration9.8%4.8%
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