Employment Status in Houston, Texas (City)

Employment Status#1

Percentage of population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Houston
Texas
0%10%20%30%40%50%60%CountArmed ForcesEmployed1UnemployedOther20.027817%0.450279%0.027817%0.0%48163.189105%60.057566%63.189105%63.2%1,092,6421.09M5.017980%4.117296%5.017980%5.0%86,76986.8k31.765098%35.374859%31.765098%31.8%549,270549k

Employment Status By Sex#2

Percentage of male and female population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Houston
Texas
50%0%50%FMArmed ForcesEmployed1UnemployedOther2-0.009451%-0.009451%-0.009451%0.0%0.009451%0.036865%0.009451%0.036865%0.046315%0.0%82399-55.305500%-55.305500%-55.305500%55.3%55.305500%15.823838%55.305500%15.823838%71.129338%71.1%479,872480k612,770613k-4.711211%-4.711211%-4.711211%4.7%4.711211%0.615741%4.711211%0.615741%5.326952%5.3%40,87840.9k45,89145.9k-23.497395%-16.476444%-23.497395%-16.476444%-39.973838%40.0%23.497395%23.497395%23.497395%23.5%346,843347k202,427202k

Employment Status by Age#3

Employment status composition of the given age cohorts.
Scope: population of Houston
Armed Forces
Employed
Unemployed
Not in Labor Force
75+70-7465-6962-6460-6155-5945-5435-4430-3425-2922-2420-2116-190.000000%7.554036%8%0.287604%92.158359%92%6,8290.000000%22.151596%22%0.834753%77.013651%77%11,57011.6k0.000000%36.622632%37%1.889263%61.488105%61%27,97228.0k0.000000%54.461107%54%3.130992%42.407902%42%31,81431.8k0.000000%61.191769%61%3.665318%35.142913%35%28,28128.3k0.000000%68.186214%68%3.960969%27.852817%28%86,02186.0k0.017996%75.468344%75%4.477595%20.036065%20%205,541206k0.030596%76.925406%77%4.897933%18.146065%18%241,461241k0.079498%76.551112%77%5.421263%17.948126%18%149,409149k0.010500%77.994731%78%5.827184%16.167585%16%163,435163k0.043550%68.389712%68%8.123434%8%23.443305%23%76,99777.0k0.130924%56.557614%57%11.165071%11%32.146391%32%37,23737.2k0.021697%23.985897%24%8.404828%8%67.587579%68%26,55626.6k0%20%40%60%80%100%Count

Employment by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of population employed by sex and age cohort.
Scope: population of Houston
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%80%100%FM75+70-7465-6962-6460-6155-5945-5435-4430-3425-2922-2420-2116-195.187%5.19%11.344%11.3%17.141%17.1%28.154%28.2%31.675%31.7%42.454%42.5%47.295%47.3%62.770%62.8%52.687%52.7%69.643%69.6%61.136%61.1%75.467%75.5%67.713%67.7%83.083%83.1%66.578%66.6%86.685%86.7%66.682%66.7%85.911%85.9%71.135%71.1%84.394%84.4%63.690%63.7%73.044%73.0%54.378%54.4%58.965%59.0%24.205%24.2%23.817%23.8%

Employment Sex Ratio by Age#5

Percentage more males or females employed by age cohort.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
More Females More Males
Texas
Houston
0%10%20%30%40%M:FFM75+70-7465-6962-6460-6155-5945-5435-4430-3425-2922-2420-2116-1936.625087%45.839856%36.625087%36.6%1.3661.372,8863,94337.090164%34.364730%37.090164%37.1%1.3711.374,8806,69013.722494%25.472108%13.722494%13.7%1.1371.1413,08813.1k14,88414.9k14.466766%18.710442%14.466766%14.5%1.1451.1414,83414.8k16,98017.0k33.014748%20.849236%33.014748%33.0%1.3301.3312,13712.1k16,14416.1k19.530931%16.924235%19.530931%19.5%1.1951.2039,18439.2k46,83746.8k25.547021%18.207414%25.547021%25.5%1.2551.2691,13091.1k114,411114k38.892901%23.511398%38.892901%38.9%1.3891.39101,075101k140,386140k38.124761%27.267596%38.124761%38.1%1.3811.3862,74462.7k86,66586.7k27.574635%22.340427%27.574635%27.6%1.2761.2871,81671.8k91,61991.6k17.979787%16.095363%17.979787%18.0%1.1801.1835,32335.3k41,67441.7k10.034407%16.668533%10.034407%10.0%1.1001.1017,72917.7k19,50819.5k2.285192%6.634466%2.285192%2.3%1.0231.0213,12813.1k13,42813.4k

Male Employment by Age#6

Percentage of male population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the places in Texas.
Scope: population of Texas, Houston, and selected other places in Texases
Houston
Texas
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0%20%40%60%80%100%%75+70-7465-6962-6460-6155-5945-5435-4430-3425-2922-2420-2116-1911.344%11.3%28.154%28.2%42.454%42.5%62.770%62.8%69.643%69.6%75.467%75.5%83.083%83.1%86.685%86.7%85.911%85.9%84.394%84.4%73.044%73.0%58.965%59.0%23.817%23.8%

Female Employment by Age#7

Percentage of female population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the places in Texas.
Scope: population of Texas, Houston, and selected other places in Texases
Houston
Texas
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0%20%40%60%80%100%%75+70-7465-6962-6460-6155-5945-5435-4430-3425-2922-2420-2116-195.187%5.19%17.141%17.1%31.675%31.7%47.295%47.3%52.687%52.7%61.136%61.1%67.713%67.7%66.578%66.6%66.682%66.7%71.135%71.1%63.690%63.7%54.378%54.4%24.205%24.2%

Employment among the Married#8

Selected family employment structures as a percentage of all married couple households.
Scope: households in Texas and Houston
Houston
Texas
0%5%10%15%20%25%CountBoth Parents Work1Stay at Home Moms1Stay at Home Dads1Neither Parent WorksNeither Parent Wo…1Both Work, No Kids2Ladies Who Lunch2Gents Who Lunch2Neither Works, No KidsNeither Works, No …224.543471%27.036486%24.543471%24.5%77,72577.7k19.767717%15.975006%19.767717%19.8%62,60162.6k1.243515%1.511146%1.243515%1.2%3,9380.724384%0.700180%0.724384%0.7%2,29424.349586%23.445409%24.349586%24.3%77,11177.1k13.903493%12.396261%13.903493%13.9%44,03044.0k4.760597%5.236938%4.760597%4.8%15,07615.1k10.707237%13.698575%10.707237%10.7%33,90833.9k

Employment among the Married With Children#9

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples with children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in Texas and Houston
Houston
Texas
0%20%40%CountBoth WorkStay at Home MomsStay at Home DadsNeither Work53.033611%59.785054%53.033611%53.0%77,72577.7k42.714147%35.325101%42.714147%42.7%62,60162.6k2.686991%3.341556%2.686991%2.7%3,9381.565251%1.548289%1.565251%1.6%2,294

Employment among the Married Without Children#10

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples without children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in Texas and Houston
Houston
Texas
0%10%20%30%40%CountBoth WorkLadies Who LunchGents Who LunchNeither Work45.326084%42.801415%45.326084%45.3%77,11177.1k25.880970%22.630336%25.880970%25.9%44,03044.0k8.861719%9.560437%8.861719%8.9%15,07615.1k19.931227%25.007812%19.931227%19.9%33,90833.9k

Employment by Educational Attainment#11

Percentage of population that is employed by highest level of educational attainment among the population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Houston
Texas
0%20%40%60%80%CountBachelor's Degree1Some College2H.S. Diploma3No H.S. Diploma383.698243%82.969303%83.698243%83.7%319,852320k74.707309%74.842990%74.707309%74.7%216,510217k68.750676%67.728606%68.750676%68.8%190,603191k65.774833%59.434545%65.774833%65.8%178,997179k

The Non-Working by Race#12

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age that is either unemployed or not in the labor force.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Female Male
Texas
Houston
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40%20%0%20%%BlackMixedHispanic1OtherAsianWhite-36.407886%-34.656777%-36.407886%36.4%36.407886%1.586355%34.656777%3.672612%37.994241%38.0%37.150%37.1%-28.584025%-10.908323%-31.222522%-9.074235%-39.492348%39.5%28.584025%31.222522%28.584025%28.6%33.995%34.0%-18.550479%-25.300826%-25.635126%-17.234442%-43.851305%43.9%18.550479%25.635126%18.550479%18.6%30.637%30.6%-18.118499%-25.745128%-22.875941%-20.149810%-43.863627%43.9%18.118499%22.875941%18.118499%18.1%29.887%29.9%-22.124916%-15.393529%-22.127217%-17.393785%-37.518445%37.5%22.124916%22.127217%22.124916%22.1%29.956%30.0%-20.299413%-10.300731%-23.153389%-11.909649%-30.600144%30.6%20.299413%23.153389%20.299413%20.3%25.256%25.3%

Unemployment by Race#13

Percentage unemployed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Female Male
Texas
Houston
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
5%0%5%10%%BlackMixedOtherHispanic1AsianWhite-8.760843%-6.984686%-8.760843%8.8%8.760843%1.890920%6.984686%1.015450%10.651763%10.7%9.645%9.65%-5.509518%-5.999989%-0.098778%-5.509518%5.5%5.509518%1.412371%5.999989%6.921890%6.9%6.221%6.22%-5.258530%-1.132752%-4.984639%-0.206963%-6.391282%6.4%5.258530%4.984639%5.258530%5.3%5.776%5.78%-4.395291%-4.721981%-4.395291%4.4%4.395291%0.134165%4.721981%0.370682%4.529456%4.5%4.465%4.47%-3.503689%-3.246260%-3.503689%3.5%3.503689%1.182530%3.246260%0.371540%4.686219%4.7%4.085%4.08%-3.468779%-3.582271%-3.468779%3.5%3.468779%0.501040%3.582271%0.464477%3.969819%4.0%3.729%3.73%

Armed Forces by Race#14

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age in the armed forces.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Female Male
Texas
Houston
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0.5%0.0%0.5%1.0%1.5%2.0%%MixedWhiteHispanic1OtherBlackAsian-0.246361%-0.562353%-0.246361%0.25%0.246361%0.304745%0.562353%1.643877%0.551106%0.55%0.400%0.40%-0.006475%-0.156662%-0.006475%0.01%0.006475%0.064075%0.156662%1.058825%0.070550%0.07%0.040%0.04%-0.000000%-0.071945%0.000000%0.00%0.000000%0.060113%0.071945%0.318816%0.060113%0.06%0.031%0.03%-0.000000%-0.141060%0.000000%0.00%0.000000%0.023140%0.141060%0.466482%0.023140%0.02%0.013%0.01%-0.006812%-0.007328%-0.301285%-0.014140%0.01%0.006812%0.301285%0.800894%0.006812%0.01%0.011%0.01%-0.000000%-0.019795%-0.116071%-0.019795%0.02%0.000000%0.116071%0.600752%0.000000%0.00%0.010%0.01%

Employment by Race#15

Percentage employed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of Texas and Houston
Female Male
Texas
Houston
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
60%40%20%0%20%40%60%80%%WhiteAsianOtherHispanic1MixedBlack-69.399856%-64.936962%-69.399856%69.4%69.399856%10.300731%64.936962%11.909649%79.700587%79.7%74.744%74.7%-62.481555%-60.478999%-62.481555%62.5%62.481555%15.393529%60.478999%17.393785%77.875084%77.9%70.044%70.0%-56.136373%-56.974249%-56.136373%56.1%56.136373%25.745128%56.974249%20.149810%81.881501%81.9%70.113%70.1%-56.148695%-57.130432%-56.148695%56.1%56.148695%25.300826%57.130432%17.234442%81.449521%81.4%69.363%69.4%-60.507652%-59.703243%-60.507652%60.5%60.507652%10.908323%59.703243%9.074235%71.415975%71.4%66.005%66.0%-62.005759%-1.586355%-61.670611%-3.672612%-63.592114%63.6%62.005759%61.670611%62.005759%62.0%62.850%62.9%

Map of Employment Status by Neighborhood in Houston

Both Parents Work Employment Status by Neighborhood#16

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
9.3%14.1%19.0%23.8%28.7%33.5%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by Neighborhood#17

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
2%10%17%25%32%40%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by Neighborhood#18

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
0.0%0.8%1.7%2.5%3.3%4.2%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by Neighborhood#19

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0.0%1.4%2.8%4.2%5.6%7.1%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by Neighborhood#20

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
15%32%48%65%82%99%
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Map of Employment Status by Tract in Houston

Both Parents Work Employment Status by Tract#21

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
0%11%22%33%44%55%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by Tract#22

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
0%16%32%48%63%80%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by Tract#23

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
0.0%2.7%5.3%8.0%10.6%13.4%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by Tract#24

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0.0%2.5%5.1%7.6%10.2%12.8%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by Tract#25

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
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Employment Status by Neighborhood in Houston

There are 89 neighborhoods that are fully or partially contained within Houston (68 fully and 21 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, Houston, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with Houston. The least populous of the compared neighborhoods has a population of 17,323.

Employed Working-Age Men by Neighborhood#30

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of Houston, selected neighborhoods in Houston, and entities that contain Houston
0%20%40%60%80%Count#Braeburn NeighborhoodBraeburnNeartown - Montrose NeighborhoodNeartown - MontroseMagnolia Park NeighborhoodMagnolia ParkWoodlake - Briarmeadow NeighborhoodWoodlake - Briarm…Westwood NeighborhoodWestwoodEdgebrook Area NeighborhoodEdgebrook AreaMemorial NeighborhoodMemorialSpring Branch North NeighborhoodSpg Branch NGreater Heights NeighborhoodGreater HtsWashington Avenue Coalition - Memorial Park NeighborhoodWashington Ave C…Greater Uptown NeighborhoodGreater UptownSouth Belt - Ellington NeighborhoodS Belt - EllingtonGreater Hobby Area NeighborhoodGreater Hobby AreaKingwood NeighborhoodKingwoodGulfton NeighborhoodGulftonBriarforest Area NeighborhoodBriarforest AreaGreenway - Upper Kirby Area NeighborhoodGreenway - Upper …Spring Branch Central NeighborhoodSpg Branch CntrlWestbury NeighborhoodWestburyMeadowbrook - Allendale NeighborhoodMeadowbrook - All…Clear Lake NeighborhoodClear LakeNorthshore NeighborhoodNorthshoreNorthside-Northline NeighborhoodNorthside-NorthlineAstrodome Area NeighborhoodAstrodome AreaBraeswood Place NeighborhoodBraeswood PlGolfcrest - Bellfort - Reveille NeighborhoodGolfcrest - Bellfort …Harris CountyHarrisOak Forest - Garden Oaks NeighborhoodOak Frst - Gdn OaksGreater Inwood NeighborhoodGreater InwoodHouston, The Woodlands, and Sugar Land Metro AreaHouston AreaMeyerland Area NeighborhoodMeyerland AreaEldridge - West Oaks NeighborhoodEldridge - W OaksGreater Fondren Southwest NeighborhoodGreater Fondren SWSpring Branch East NeighborhoodSpg Branch EHoustonSpring Branch West NeighborhoodSpg Branch WGreater Greenspoint NeighborhoodGreater GreenspointFort Bend - Houston NeighborhoodFort Bend - HoustonSharpstown NeighborhoodSharpstownAlief NeighborhoodAliefTexasNorthside Village NeighborhoodNorthside VlgWest South CentralUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesWestchase NeighborhoodWestchaseSouthEastex - Jensen Area NeighborhoodEastex - Jensen A…Ost - South Union NeighborhoodOst - S UnionCentral Southwest NeighborhoodCntrl SWMacgregor NeighborhoodMacgregorSouth Acres - Crestmont Park NeighborhoodS Acres - Crestmo…Greater Fifth Ward NeighborhoodGreater Fifth WardSouth Park NeighborhoodSouth ParkAcres Home NeighborhoodAcres HomeEast Houston NeighborhoodEast HoustonEast Little York - Homestead NeighborhoodE Little York - Ho…Sunnyside NeighborhoodSunnyside97.115556%97.115556%97.1%1,528195.525450%95.525450%95.5%2,012295.506534%95.506534%95.5%1,0461,047395.299062%95.299062%95.3%3,7933,794494.666968%94.666968%94.7%1,5651,566594.410283%94.410283%94.4%1,4151,416694.245202%94.245202%94.2%2,5872,588794.027081%94.027081%94.0%1,0631,064893.884108%93.884108%93.9%2,9802,981993.651812%93.651812%93.7%2,6441093.122343%93.122343%93.1%3,9083,9091192.977031%92.977031%93.0%3,4611292.839440%92.839440%92.8%1,3631392.836326%92.836326%92.8%3,7621492.731710%92.731710%92.7%4,2944,2951591.346132%91.346132%91.3%2,2642,2651690.507485%90.507485%90.5%1,3671790.219115%90.219115%90.2%2,0571890.212855%90.212855%90.2%1,2571989.996480%89.996480%90.0%1,5692089.972976%89.972976%90.0%3,4453,4462189.505869%89.505869%89.5%1,7121,7132289.301968%89.301968%89.3%3,4343,4352388.993891%88.993891%89.0%1,4702488.630480%88.630480%88.6%1,2342588.451051%88.451051%88.5%3,1403,1412688.195388%88.195388%88.2%280,292280k88.102632%88.102632%88.1%3,1443,1452788.089604%88.089604%88.1%2,1822888.045355%88.045355%88.0%404,483404k88.018736%88.018736%88.0%1,2422987.778570%87.778570%87.8%3,4303086.970712%86.970712%87.0%3,5423,5433186.720981%86.720981%86.7%1,7763286.684779%86.684779%86.7%140,386140k86.485630%86.485630%86.5%1,9283386.118652%86.118652%86.1%2,3543486.030686%86.030686%86.0%1,8023585.996820%85.996820%86.0%5,3183685.985748%85.985748%86.0%6,5683785.400836%85.400836%85.4%1,551,9801.55M84.908010%84.908010%84.9%1,4111,4123883.999868%83.999868%84.0%2,116,4802.12M83.826751%83.826751%83.8%16,918,49516.9M82.990184%82.990184%83.0%1,9003982.890666%82.890666%82.9%6,325,3956.33M81.134039%81.134039%81.1%1,6051,6064080.918549%80.918549%80.9%8358364180.912804%80.912804%80.9%3,1663,1674279.384215%79.384215%79.4%7564378.092714%78.092714%78.1%9499504477.463374%77.463374%77.5%8744572.398447%72.398447%72.4%1,0214672.170341%72.170341%72.2%1,0511,0524769.142190%69.142190%69.1%8054864.836184%64.836184%64.8%7657664948.896998%48.896998%48.9%44945050

Employment Status by Place in the Houston Area

There are 157 places in the Houston Area. This section compares Houston to all of the places in the Houston Area and to those entities that contain or substantially overlap with Houston.

Employed Working-Age Men by Place#35

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of Houston, selected other places in the Houston Area, and entities that contain Houston
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