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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.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #30

Texas
26,513 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Texas
29,817 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Texas
34,774 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Texas
24,235 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #25
Texas
52,576 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Texas
73,913 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #23
Texas
31.68%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 TexasU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income17.13%$18,096, see rank21.11%$16,919
Social Security Income24.56%$16,789, see rank29.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.78%$3,343, see rank2.82%$3,720
Retirement Income14.01%$23,660, see rank17.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Texas
61,958 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Texas
83,936 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 TexasU.S.
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

 TexasU.S.
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.

Employment Status

 Texas%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over19,858,082 see rank248,775,628
Male19,766,96149.18%, see rank48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:27,029,39071.97%, see rank69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces282,5110.84%, see rank0.73%
Male, Civilian26,946,87971.13%, see rank68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed36,424,53592.48%, see rank90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3522,3447.52%, see rank9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,737,57128.03%, see rank30.72%
Female110,091,12150.82%, see rank51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:25,859,77358.07%, see rank58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces215,0620.15%, see rank0.11%
Female, Civilian25,844,71157.92%, see rank58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed35,384,47592.13%, see rank91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3460,2367.87%, see rank8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force24,231,34841.93%, see rank41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
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

 Texas%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over11,685,902100%141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone9,351,85780.03%, see rank76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled1,280,50110.96%, see rank9.59%
Public Transportation182,9621.57%, see rank5.06%
Walked188,8101.62%, see rank2.78%
Other Means207,4781.78%, see rank1.79%
Worked at Home474,2944.06%, see rank4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Texas
25.3 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Texas%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over11,809,010-143,435,233
Male16,424,53554.40%, see rank52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,020,21731.45%, see rank33.12%
Service Occupations2898,21913.98%, see rank15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations21,119,21017.42%, see rank17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations252,6640.82%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2775,80112.08%, see rank9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations21,137,38717.70%, see rank17.94%
Female15,384,47545.60%, see rank47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations22,098,93838.98%, see rank40.04%
Service Occupations21,199,91022.28%, see rank21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,784,97633.15%, see rank31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations27,5510.14%, see rank0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations217,3090.32%, see rank0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2258,6954.80%, see rank5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Texas%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over11,809,010100%143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining386,7783.28%, see rank1.96%
Construction921,0627.80%, see rank6.17%
Manufacturing1,095,3939.28%, see rank10.43%
Wholesale Trade352,7212.99%, see rank2.75%
Retail Trade1,365,48211.56%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities639,3795.41%, see rank4.93%
Information212,9151.80%, see rank2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing779,7656.60%, see rank6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
1,288,14110.91%, see rank10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,569,38721.76%, see rank23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,038,0238.79%, see rank9.49%
Public Administration523,5024.43%, see rank4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration636,4625.39%, see rank4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Texas%U.S.
Population in Poverty4,500,03417.66%, see rank15.59%
Family in Poverty862,79713.74%, see rank11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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