Houston, Texas 

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Economy in Houston, Texas

Houston has an unemployment rate of 4.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

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
  4.2%3.9%
  3.2%1.6%
  30.9%33.5%
  8.2%7.3%
  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    353 Reviews
    Undesirable Houston - 4/19/2019
    I have found this city to be the most disappointing city in the US. After I have lived and worked as a professional in 18 major cities in 16 different states, I have... Read More

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    Think Long and Hard Before You Come Here - 3/2/2019
    1. 2/5 stars = Not For Me (applies, but somewhat harsh) 2. 3/5 stars = Just Ok (fairly accurate, but at times, Houston dips into 2/5 and even 1/5 territory, so I... Read More

    Living in Houston - 2/14/2019
    The city of Houston indeed has a varying set of cultures. But do know that many neighborhoods are very different from one another, both in terms of ethnicity and... Read More


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