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The unemployment rate in Houston, Texas, is 4.9%, 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$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.18%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  2.85%0.61%
  Construction  10.02%6.19%
  Manufacturing  8.89%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  3.19%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.65%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.79%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.36%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.73%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.29%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  8.02%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.13%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  6.17%4.27%
  Educational services  7.82%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  11.09%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.49%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.14%7.44%
  Other services  6.04%4.94%
  Public administration  2.33%4.80%
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FU!@$NG SH@$HOLE - 6/9/2018
This is the worst city I have ever lived in. It's so bad I have to rant online about it to stay sane and warn anyone thinking of coming here; F&^k the job offer you just... (Read More)

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Decided Houston is not for me - 5/11/2018
We moved to Houston a week after Harvey and saw stores and houses with all the residents ruined belongings in piles at curbside. Everyone was in shock and people. We... (Read More)

I've only been down here for a year and 8 months and I am excited today that I am leaving this hell hole I cannot wait once again I have given a lot of reviews but... (Read More)

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