Lake Jackson, Texas 

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Economy in Lake Jackson, Texas

Lake Jackson has an unemployment rate of 4.8%. The US average is 5.2%.

Lake Jackson has seen the job market increase by 0.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.7%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Lake Jackson
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lake Jackson is 8.3%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lake Jackson is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Lake Jackson
- The average income of a Lake Jackson resident is $32,589 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lake Jackson resident is $72,645 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYLake Jackson, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.8%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth0.7%1.6%
  Future Job Growth36.7%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.3%6.0%
  Income Taxes00.046
  Income per Cap.$32,589$28,555
  Household Income$72,645$53,482
  Family Median Income$87,430$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.6%0.6%
  Construction11.7%6.2%
  Manufacturing25.4%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.1%2.7%
  Retail trade11.4%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance1.7%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.5%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services6.3%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs2.5%4.3%
  Educational services8.3%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance8.2%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.3%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services5.8%7.4%
  Other services4.4%4.9%
  Public administration4.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for Lake Jackson    2 Reviews
    Country Living Close to Everything. - 3/29/2011
    Lake Jackson is a really nice place to raise a family. The schools are great in this part of the Brazosport area school district. The town has a lot of white collar... Read More

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    Grew up there; happy to move away - 7/6/2007
    Lake Jackson is an okayish place to grow up, but it is absolutely deadly for an adult. There's nothing there except chemical companies, cattle, and prison farms. ... Read More


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