Houston, Texas 

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Economy in Houston, Texas

Houston has an unemployment rate of 3.9%. The US average is 3.7%.

Houston has seen the job market increase by 3.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Houston
- The Sales Tax Rate for Houston is 8.2%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Houston is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Houston
- The average income of a Houston resident is $27,938 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Houston resident is $45,728 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYHouston, TexasUnited States
  3.9%3.7%
  3.2%1.6%
  30.9%33.5%
  8.3%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $30,547$31,177
  $49,399$57,652
  $54,682$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  2.8%0.6%
  10.0%6.2%
  8.9%10.4%
  3.2%2.7%
  10.7%11.6%
  4.8%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  1.4%2.1%
  3.7%4.7%
  2.3%1.9%
  8.0%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  6.2%4.3%
  7.8%9.3%
  11.1%13.8%
  1.5%2.2%
  8.1%7.4%
  6.0%4.9%
  2.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Houston    360 Reviews
    Great culture/diversity, bad air quality/weather - 8/7/2020
    I've lived in Houston 12 years. The food, diversity, people, job opportunities are fantastic, I actually really love this city. The air quality, weather, and crime? I'm... Read More

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    Lived there for 35 years. Lived it, loved it. - 1/31/2020
    I lived in H-town for 35 great years. Work took me away, and I miss it terribly. It's not the prettiest place you'll ever see, nor the most enjoyable summers.... Read More

    As Someone Who's Lived in Houston for 2 decades.. - 1/14/2020
    As someone who's lived in Houston for 2 decades I am a COMPLETE local of this city! But if somebody asked me if I like it, I'd say hell no! The topography of this... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
    77449, 77084, 77429, 77379, 77036, 77433, 77095, 77072, 77077, 77088, ... 101 more

    NEW LISTINGS IN HOUSTON
    $225,000
    804 Pinckney St
    Bed 1 | Bath 1

    $299,000
    5122 Jackwood St
    Bed 4 | Bath 3

    $379,000
    1204-1206 Studewood St
    Bed 1 | Bath 1

    $135,000
    7623 Wovenwood Ln
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $312,000
    4504 Briscoe St
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $318,000
    4523 Redbud St
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $212,400
    0 Lawler
    Bed 3 | Bath 2


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