Texas Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Texas is $26,513, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Texas median household income is $52,576, which has grown by 31.68% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Texas residents spend 25.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #30
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #25
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||17.13%||$18,096, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||24.56%||$16,789, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||1.78%||$3,343, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||14.01%||$23,660, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$55,782, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$38,709, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$40,557, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$73,999, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$46,301, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$52,851, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$38,426, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$48,217, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$26,239, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$55,494, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$63,808, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$37,847, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||19,858,082||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||9,766,961||49.18%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||7,029,390||71.97%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||82,511||0.84%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||6,946,879||71.13%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||6,424,535||92.48%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||522,344||7.52%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||2,737,571||28.03%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||10,091,121||50.82%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||5,859,773||58.07%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||15,062||0.15%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||5,844,711||57.92%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||5,384,475||92.13%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||460,236||7.87%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||4,231,348||41.93%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||11,685,902||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||9,351,857||80.03%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||1,280,501||10.96%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||182,962||1.57%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||188,810||1.62%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||207,478||1.78%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||474,294||4.06%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||11,809,010||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||6,424,535||54.40%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||2,020,217||31.45%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||898,219||13.98%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||1,119,210||17.42%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||52,664||0.82%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||775,801||12.08%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||1,137,387||17.70%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||5,384,475||45.60%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||2,098,938||38.98%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||1,199,910||22.28%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||1,784,976||33.15%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||7,551||0.14%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||17,309||0.32%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||258,695||4.80%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||11,809,010||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||386,778||3.28%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||921,062||7.80%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||1,095,393||9.28%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||352,721||2.99%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||1,365,482||11.56%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||639,379||5.41%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||212,915||1.80%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||779,765||6.60%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|1,288,141||10.91%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||2,569,387||21.76%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|1,038,023||8.79%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||523,502||4.43%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||636,462||5.39%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||4,500,034||17.66%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||862,797||13.74%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.