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Based on the data from 2000 / 2009 when the population of Houston, Texas was 1,953,633 / 2,257,926

Most common industries in 2009 (%)

Most common industries in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2009 (%)

Most common industries for males in 2000 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2009 (%)

Most common industries for females in 2000 (%)

 

2008 Data

2000 Data

Industry

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Educational services18.5% (200,118)8.8% (53,707)31.4% (146,411)8.0% (69,089)4.2% (20,284)12.8% (48,805)
Professional, scientific, and technical services13.4% (144,963)14.1% (86,347)12.6% (58,616)8.1% (70,019)8.5% (40,522)7.7% (29,497)
Construction11.0% (119,242)18.2% (111,611)1.6% (7,631)8.7% (75,086)14.4% (69,030)1.6% (6,056)
Health care10.5% (112,951)4.6% (28,396)18.1% (84,555)8.4% (72,190)4.0% (19,148)13.9% (53,042)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers10.4% (111,785)9.7% (59,168)11.3% (52,617)1.2% (10,728)1.9% (8,869)0.5% (1,859)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation9.1% (98,328)7.6% (46,646)11.1% (51,682)1.3% (10,925)1.3% (6,066)1.3% (4,859)
Social assistance8.8% (95,475)4.2% (26,020)14.9% (69,455)1.4% (11,817)0.3% (1,381)2.7% (10,436)
Management of companies and enterprises7.9% (85,676)8.1% (49,873)7.7% (35,803)0.1% (1,061)0.1% (541)0.1% (520)
Finance and insurance6.1% (66,073)5.5% (33,898)6.9% (32,175)4.7% (40,021)3.3% (15,779)6.4% (24,242)
Repair and maintenance6.0% (64,634)4.5% (27,743)7.9% (36,891)2.0% (17,274)3.2% (15,383)0.5% (1,891)
Air transportation5.0% (54,239)6.6% (40,327)3.0% (13,912)0.9% (7,840)0.8% (3,971)1.0% (3,869)
Real estate and rental and leasing3.7% (39,468)3.0% (18,473)4.5% (20,995)2.6% (22,004)2.5% (12,065)2.6% (9,939)
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction2.4% (25,739)2.9% (17,466)1.8% (8,273)1.8% (15,209)2.2% (10,358)1.3% (4,851)
Pharmacies and drug stores2.1% (22,728)2.2% (13,535)2.0% (9,193)0.5% (3,987)0.3% (1,330)0.7% (2,657)
Warehousing and storage2.1% (22,588)2.6% (15,899)1.4% (6,689)0.2% (2,019)0.3% (1,498)0.1% (521)
Personal and laundry services1.8% (19,740)2.9% (17,704)0.4% (2,036)1.7% (14,571)1.0% (4,880)2.5% (9,691)
Metal and metal products1.8% (19,132)2.8% (16,998)0.5% (2,134)1.5% (13,073)2.4% (11,332)0.5% (1,741)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.6% (17,751)0.6% (3,899)3.0% (13,852)1.2% (10,745)1.0% (4,615)1.6% (6,130)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.6% (16,830)1.7% (10,329)1.4% (6,501)0.6% (5,490)0.6% (2,949)0.7% (2,541)
Retail florists1.4% (14,974)1.0% (6,116)1.9% (8,858)0.1% (996)0.1% (345)0.2% (651)
Public administration1.4% (14,861)0.2% (1,217)2.9% (13,644)2.8% (24,232)2.7% (12,925)3.0% (11,307)
U. S. Postal service1.4% (14,616)2.1% (12,979)0.4% (1,637)0.6% (5,396)0.6% (3,015)0.6% (2,381)
Accommodation and food services1.3% (14,137)1.4% (8,821)1.1% (5,316)6.8% (58,513)6.2% (29,879)7.5% (28,634)
Chemicals1.2% (13,024)1.4% (8,595)0.9% (4,429)1.2% (10,297)1.6% (7,880)0.6% (2,417)
Machinery1.2% (12,539)1.7% (10,698)0.4% (1,841)1.1% (9,213)1.6% (7,518)0.4% (1,695)
Private households1.1% (12,282)0.8% (4,923)1.6% (7,359)1.0% (8,256)0.1% (629)2.0% (7,627)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.1% (11,841)1.4% (8,680)0.7% (3,161)0.6% (5,038)0.7% (3,412)0.4% (1,626)
Petroleum and coal products1.1% (11,472)1.3% (8,071)0.7% (3,401)0.8% (6,598)1.0% (4,561)0.5% (2,037)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.9% (9,809)1.0% (6,012)0.8% (3,797)0.4% (3,415)0.4% (1,740)0.4% (1,675)
Rail transportation0.9% (9,342)1.0% (5,913)0.7% (3,429)0.1% (1,060)0.2% (965)0.0% (95)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.8% (8,836)0.9% (5,276)0.8% (3,560)0.8% (6,726)0.9% (4,308)0.6% (2,418)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.8% (8,204)0.4% (2,747)1.2% (5,457)0.2% (1,364)0.1% (588)0.2% (776)
Food0.7% (7,235)0.8% (4,940)0.5% (2,295)0.6% (5,224)0.6% (3,064)0.6% (2,160)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.7% (7,136)0.8% (4,622)0.5% (2,514)1.0% (8,390)1.2% (5,867)0.7% (2,523)
Food and beverage stores0.6% (6,740)0.9% (5,513)0.3% (1,227)2.1% (17,718)2.0% (9,755)2.1% (7,963)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores0.6% (6,727)0.4% (2,276)1.0% (4,451)0.2% (1,364)0.1% (393)0.3% (971)
Computer and electronic products0.6% (6,674)0.7% (4,273)0.5% (2,401)1.1% (9,846)1.3% (6,235)0.9% (3,611)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.6% (6,418)0.7% (4,000)0.5% (2,418)0.6% (5,043)0.6% (2,983)0.5% (2,060)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.6% (6,389)0.9% (5,291)0.2% (1,098)0.6% (5,403)0.9% (4,173)0.3% (1,230)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.5% (5,668)0.6% (3,967)0.4% (1,701)0.6% (4,967)0.7% (3,454)0.4% (1,513)
Broadcasting and telecommunications0.5% (5,633)0.6% (3,721)0.4% (1,912)1.4% (12,132)1.4% (6,600)1.5% (5,532)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.5% (5,339)0.3% (1,943)0.7% (3,396)0.1% (977)0.1% (590)0.1% (387)
Transportation equipment0.4% (4,381)0.6% (3,509)0.2% (872)0.4% (3,233)0.5% (2,524)0.2% (709)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.4% (4,079)0.6% (3,478)0.1% (601)0.6% (4,821)0.8% (3,794)0.3% (1,027)
Printing and related support activities0.3% (3,501)0.3% (1,888)0.3% (1,613)0.5% (4,052)0.5% (2,523)0.4% (1,529)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.3% (3,298)0.3% (2,020)0.3% (1,278)0.6% (5,533)0.4% (1,757)1.0% (3,776)
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores0.3% (3,249)0.2% (1,413)0.4% (1,836)0.0% (340)0.0% (113)0.1% (227)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.3% (3,092)0.3% (1,639)0.3% (1,453)0.4% (3,792)0.5% (2,379)0.4% (1,413)
Gasoline stations0.3% (3,071)0.1% (844)0.5% (2,227)0.3% (2,635)0.3% (1,579)0.3% (1,056)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.3% (2,713)0.2% (1,221)0.3% (1,492)1.7% (14,223)2.2% (10,530)1.0% (3,693)
Metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers0.2% (2,541)0.4% (2,204)0.1% (337)0.2% (1,883)0.3% (1,510)0.1% (373)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.2% (2,472)0.3% (1,556)0.2% (916)0.2% (1,946)0.3% (1,575)0.1% (371)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.2% (2,412)0.3% (2,058)0.1% (354)0.1% (1,195)0.2% (946)0.1% (249)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.2% (2,244)0.3% (1,716)0.1% (528)0.4% (3,556)0.5% (2,349)0.3% (1,207)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.2% (2,146)0.2% (1,471)0.1% (675)0.3% (2,679)0.4% (1,847)0.2% (832)
Plastics and rubber products0.2% (1,930)0.2% (1,501)0.1% (429)0.5% (3,880)0.5% (2,539)0.4% (1,341)
Water transportation0.2% (1,923)0.3% (1,815)0.0% (108)0.1% (652)0.1% (502)0.0% (150)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.2% (1,829)0.2% (973)0.2% (856)0.2% (1,408)0.3% (1,215)0.1% (193)
Utilities0.2% (1,812)0.2% (1,355)0.1% (457)1.2% (9,964)1.3% (6,055)1.0% (3,909)
Beverage and tobacco products0.2% (1,754)0.2% (1,068)0.1% (686)0.1% (1,134)0.2% (978)0.0% (156)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.2% (1,706)0.2% (1,477)0.0% (229)0.2% (1,985)0.3% (1,586)0.1% (399)
Furniture and related product manufacturing0.1% (1,575)0.2% (1,136)0.1% (439)0.3% (2,636)0.4% (1,866)0.2% (770)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1% (1,505)0.2% (974)0.1% (531)0.2% (1,869)0.3% (1,472)0.1% (397)
Wood products0.1% (1,476)0.2% (1,074)0.1% (402)0.1% (1,243)0.2% (1,070)0.0% (173)
Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers0.1% (1,410)0.2% (1,282)0.0% (128)0.1% (932)0.2% (774)0.0% (158)
Administrative and support and waste management services0.1% (1,342)0.1% (655)0.1% (687)5.3% (45,846)5.5% (26,387)5.1% (19,459)
Textile mills and textile products0.1% (1,280)0.1% (370)0.2% (910)0.1% (782)0.1% (347)0.1% (435)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers0.1% (1,275)0.1% (749)0.1% (526)0.2% (1,669)0.2% (921)0.2% (748)
Truck transportation0.1% (1,245)0.2% (1,145)0.0% (100)1.4% (12,393)2.3% (10,881)0.4% (1,512)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.1% (1,154)0.1% (319)0.2% (835)0.3% (2,413)0.3% (1,370)0.3% (1,043)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.1% (1,128)0.1% (762)0.1% (366)0.5% (4,455)0.4% (1,904)0.7% (2,551)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1% (1,062)0.1% (839)0.0% (223)0.2% (1,339)0.2% (972)0.1% (367)
Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers0.1% (1,020)0.1% (868)0.0% (152)0.1% (997)0.1% (664)0.1% (333)
Recyclable material merchant wholesalers0.1% (947)0.1% (733)0.0% (214)0.1% (885)0.2% (781)0.0% (104)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1% (825)0.0% (289)0.1% (536)0.1% (1,046)0.1% (655)0.1% (391)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.1% (799)0.1% (351)0.1% (448)1.7% (14,208)0.9% (4,340)2.6% (9,868)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.1% (792)0.1% (515)0.1% (277)0.2% (1,637)0.2% (881)0.2% (756)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.1% (783)0.1% (646)0.0% (137)0.1% (1,002)0.1% (704)0.1% (298)
Paper0.1% (781)0.1% (725)0.0% (56)0.1% (1,233)0.2% (817)0.1% (416)
Other direct selling establishments0.1% (683)0.1% (330)0.1% (353)0.5% (4,687)0.5% (2,456)0.6% (2,231)
Book stores and news dealers0.0% (459)0.0% (129)0.1% (330)0.1% (1,186)0.1% (596)0.2% (590)

Most common occupations in 2008 (%)

Most common occupations in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2008 (%)

Most common occupations for males in 2000 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2008 (%)

Most common occupations for females in 2000 (%)

 

2008 Data

2000 Data

Occupation

All

Males

Females

All

Males

Females

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations5.5% (59,519)5.3% (32,667)5.8% (26,852)4.5% (38,682)4.1% (19,840)4.9% (18,842)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers4.7% (50,271)4.6% (28,286)4.7% (21,985)4.1% (35,032)4.3% (20,811)3.7% (14,221)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors3.2% (34,240)3.1% (19,293)3.2% (14,947)3.6% (30,567)3.6% (17,399)3.5% (13,168)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors2.7% (29,284)1.2% (7,423)4.7% (21,861)3.9% (33,456)2.0% (9,428)6.3% (24,028)
Cooks and food preparation workers2.6% (28,481)1.8% (10,954)3.8% (17,527)2.0% (17,013)1.9% (8,918)2.1% (8,095)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers2.5% (27,315)0.8% (4,805)4.8% (22,510)2.7% (23,321)0.9% (4,354)5.0% (18,967)
Retail sales workers except cashiers2.5% (27,235)2.2% (13,572)2.9% (13,663)2.8% (24,346)2.5% (11,974)3.2% (12,372)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing2.4% (26,402)2.8% (17,251)2.0% (9,151)2.8% (24,138)3.3% (15,698)2.2% (8,440)
Cashiers2.4% (26,139)1.4% (8,714)3.7% (17,425)2.3% (19,564)1.1% (5,295)3.7% (14,269)
Other production occupations including supervisors2.4% (25,810)3.3% (19,928)1.3% (5,882)2.6% (22,464)3.5% (16,944)1.4% (5,520)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers2.4% (25,626)3.9% (24,029)0.3% (1,597)2.5% (21,292)4.2% (20,234)0.3% (1,058)
Laborers and material movers, hand2.3% (25,330)3.3% (20,074)1.1% (5,256)2.1% (17,676)2.9% (14,084)0.9% (3,592)
Engineers2.3% (25,328)3.4% (21,002)0.9% (4,326)1.9% (16,351)3.0% (14,428)0.5% (1,923)
Construction laborers2.3% (24,371)3.9% (23,735)0.1% (636)1.6% (13,903)2.8% (13,554)0.1% (349)
Computer specialists2.2% (23,589)3.0% (18,369)1.1% (5,220)2.7% (23,153)3.5% (16,532)1.7% (6,621)
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers2.1% (23,091)2.7% (16,262)1.5% (6,829)2.5% (21,135)2.9% (13,934)1.9% (7,201)
Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers2.1% (22,281)3.6% (21,751)0.1% (530)1.6% (13,508)2.8% (13,313)0.1% (195)
Secretaries and administrative assistants2.0% (21,123)0.2% (1,450)4.2% (19,673)2.7% (22,795)0.2% (896)5.7% (21,899)
Business operations specialists1.9% (20,543)1.5% (9,437)2.4% (11,106)2.3% (19,728)2.0% (9,528)2.7% (10,200)
Metal workers and plastic workers1.9% (20,269)3.2% (19,759)0.1% (510)1.6% (14,173)2.8% (13,244)0.2% (929)
Information and record clerks except customer service representatives1.8% (18,991)0.6% (3,732)3.3% (15,259)2.0% (17,590)0.7% (3,447)3.7% (14,143)
Accountants and auditors1.7% (18,865)1.5% (8,898)2.1% (9,967)1.9% (16,132)1.5% (7,307)2.3% (8,825)
Carpenters1.7% (18,152)3.0% (18,152)0.0% (0)1.3% (11,001)2.3% (10,885)0.0% (116)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors1.6% (17,806)2.7% (16,565)0.3% (1,241)2.1% (18,455)3.6% (17,375)0.3% (1,080)
Waiters and waitresses1.5% (16,632)1.0% (6,276)2.2% (10,356)1.3% (11,348)1.0% (4,772)1.7% (6,576)
Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides1.5% (16,342)0.4% (2,678)2.9% (13,664)1.3% (11,405)0.3% (1,656)2.6% (9,749)
Customer service representatives1.4% (15,334)0.7% (4,469)2.3% (10,865)1.7% (14,571)1.0% (4,832)2.6% (9,739)
Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors1.4% (14,961)1.2% (7,576)1.6% (7,385)1.2% (10,454)1.2% (5,974)1.2% (4,480)
Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers1.4% (14,725)0.7% (4,341)2.2% (10,384)0.6% (5,467)0.4% (2,133)0.9% (3,334)
Painters and paperhangers1.3% (13,683)2.2% (13,621)0.0% (62)0.9% (7,641)1.5% (7,404)0.1% (237)
Lawyers1.2% (12,892)1.3% (7,882)1.1% (5,010)1.1% (9,450)1.4% (6,501)0.8% (2,949)
Health technologists and technicians1.2% (12,871)0.8% (4,623)1.8% (8,248)1.2% (10,690)0.5% (2,598)2.1% (8,092)
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers1.1% (12,400)2.0% (12,139)0.1% (261)1.5% (13,093)2.7% (12,828)0.1% (265)
Top executives1.1% (12,328)1.5% (9,289)0.7% (3,039)1.4% (12,389)2.1% (9,890)0.7% (2,499)
Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations1.1% (12,006)0.6% (3,723)1.8% (8,283)0.8% (7,305)0.2% (1,186)1.6% (6,119)
Registered nurses1.0% (11,198)0.3% (1,826)2.0% (9,372)1.3% (10,963)0.3% (1,243)2.5% (9,720)
Operations specialties managers except financial managers1.0% (10,786)1.1% (6,944)0.8% (3,842)1.0% (8,708)1.2% (5,736)0.8% (2,972)
Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses0.9% (9,670)0.7% (4,038)1.2% (5,632)0.6% (4,954)0.5% (2,425)0.7% (2,529)
Other healthcare support occupations0.9% (9,422)0.3% (1,834)1.6% (7,588)0.6% (4,732)0.1% (620)1.1% (4,112)
Other financial specialists0.9% (9,347)0.9% (5,757)0.8% (3,590)0.9% (7,408)0.9% (4,307)0.8% (3,101)
Personal appearance workers0.8% (9,143)0.2% (1,194)1.7% (7,949)0.8% (6,731)0.3% (1,593)1.3% (5,138)
Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.8% (9,135)0.3% (1,844)1.6% (7,291)0.9% (7,734)0.3% (1,585)1.6% (6,149)
Life and physical scientists0.8% (9,079)0.8% (5,022)0.9% (4,057)0.8% (6,997)1.0% (4,893)0.6% (2,104)
Other protective service workers including supervisors0.8% (9,069)0.9% (5,241)0.8% (3,828)0.9% (8,000)1.2% (5,517)0.7% (2,483)
Child care workers0.8% (8,991)0.1% (499)1.8% (8,492)0.9% (7,511)0.1% (330)1.9% (7,181)
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks0.8% (8,722)0.3% (1,979)1.4% (6,743)1.2% (10,413)0.3% (1,521)2.3% (8,892)
Physicians and surgeons0.8% (8,102)0.9% (5,388)0.6% (2,714)0.7% (6,350)0.9% (4,294)0.5% (2,056)
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists0.7% (8,037)0.3% (1,541)1.4% (6,496)0.8% (7,002)0.4% (2,060)1.3% (4,942)
Assemblers and fabricators0.7% (7,802)0.8% (5,167)0.6% (2,635)0.8% (7,177)0.9% (4,217)0.8% (2,960)
Art and design workers0.7% (7,554)0.6% (3,746)0.8% (3,808)0.8% (6,450)0.7% (3,154)0.9% (3,296)
Electricians0.7% (7,393)1.2% (7,295)0.0% (98)0.5% (4,341)0.9% (4,237)0.0% (104)
Law enforcement workers including supervisors0.7% (7,299)0.8% (5,075)0.5% (2,224)0.6% (5,020)0.8% (3,645)0.4% (1,375)
Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians0.7% (7,249)1.1% (6,553)0.1% (696)0.5% (4,428)0.8% (3,592)0.2% (836)
Media and communication equipment workers0.7% (7,235)0.7% (4,322)0.6% (2,913)0.7% (5,739)0.7% (3,276)0.6% (2,463)
Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand0.7% (7,054)1.1% (6,435)0.1% (619)0.6% (5,002)1.0% (4,721)0.1% (281)
Postsecondary teachers0.6% (6,903)0.6% (3,696)0.7% (3,207)0.9% (7,639)0.9% (4,249)0.9% (3,390)
Other construction workers and helpers0.6% (6,787)1.0% (6,412)0.1% (375)0.3% (2,881)0.6% (2,747)0.0% (134)
Financial managers0.6% (6,777)0.5% (3,331)0.7% (3,446)0.7% (5,897)0.6% (2,905)0.8% (2,992)
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers0.6% (6,499)1.0% (6,266)0.0% (233)0.6% (5,371)1.1% (5,131)0.1% (240)
Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers0.6% (6,160)0.4% (2,153)0.9% (4,007)1.0% (8,433)0.9% (4,522)1.0% (3,911)
Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations0.6% (6,145)0.5% (2,844)0.7% (3,301)0.5% (4,438)0.5% (2,285)0.6% (2,153)
Secondary school teachers0.5% (5,471)0.2% (1,322)0.9% (4,149)0.5% (4,081)0.3% (1,324)0.7% (2,757)
Legal support workers0.5% (4,995)0.2% (1,040)0.8% (3,955)0.5% (4,416)0.3% (1,385)0.8% (3,031)
Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers0.5% (4,869)0.3% (1,598)0.7% (3,271)0.7% (5,692)0.4% (2,007)1.0% (3,685)
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters0.5% (4,867)0.8% (4,654)0.0% (213)0.5% (3,957)0.8% (3,865)0.0% (92)
Religious workers0.4% (4,515)0.4% (2,545)0.4% (1,970)0.3% (2,777)0.4% (1,904)0.2% (873)
Bus drivers0.4% (4,221)0.3% (1,789)0.5% (2,432)0.4% (3,200)0.3% (1,660)0.4% (1,540)
Food processing workers0.4% (3,888)0.5% (3,056)0.2% (832)0.4% (3,095)0.4% (1,923)0.3% (1,172)
Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers0.4% (3,816)0.5% (2,848)0.2% (968)0.4% (3,648)0.4% (2,152)0.4% (1,496)
Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants0.3% (3,329)0.3% (1,838)0.3% (1,491)0.2% (2,014)0.2% (800)0.3% (1,214)
Life, physical, and social science technicians0.3% (3,298)0.3% (1,850)0.3% (1,448)0.2% (2,142)0.3% (1,324)0.2% (818)
Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers0.3% (3,024)0.4% (2,579)0.1% (445)0.2% (1,923)0.4% (1,694)0.1% (229)
Architects, surveyors, and cartographers0.3% (2,933)0.3% (2,005)0.2% (928)0.2% (2,135)0.3% (1,674)0.1% (461)
Social scientists and related workers0.3% (2,862)0.1% (895)0.4% (1,967)0.2% (1,913)0.1% (657)0.3% (1,256)
Therapists0.2% (1,959)0.1% (339)0.3% (1,620)0.3% (2,367)0.1% (542)0.5% (1,825)
Supervisors, transportation and material moving workers0.2% (1,778)0.2% (1,285)0.1% (493)0.2% (1,540)0.3% (1,240)0.1% (300)
Agricultural workers including supervisors0.2% (1,685)0.2% (1,521)0.0% (164)0.1% (897)0.1% (687)0.1% (210)
Air transportation workers0.2% (1,621)0.2% (1,470)0.0% (151)0.1% (1,275)0.2% (1,151)0.0% (124)
Extraction workers0.1% (1,556)0.3% (1,556)0.0% (0)0.0% (418)0.1% (391)0.0% (27)
Rail and water transportation workers0.1% (1,447)0.2% (1,339)0.0% (108)0.1% (749)0.1% (683)0.0% (66)
Special education teachers0.1% (1,444)0.1% (591)0.2% (853)0.1% (761)0.0% (152)0.2% (609)
Printing workers0.1% (1,437)0.2% (1,086)0.1% (351)0.2% (1,929)0.2% (1,190)0.2% (739)
Other transportation workers0.1% (1,419)0.2% (1,195)0.0% (224)0.2% (1,419)0.2% (1,161)0.1% (258)
Plant and system operators0.1% (1,274)0.2% (1,244)0.0% (30)0.2% (1,366)0.3% (1,329)0.0% (37)
Librarians, curators, and archivists0.1% (1,251)0.0% (254)0.2% (997)0.2% (1,409)0.1% (386)0.3% (1,023)
Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors0.1% (1,176)0.2% (1,176)0.0% (0)0.1% (1,068)0.2% (1,002)0.0% (66)
Mathematical science occupations0.1% (1,063)0.1% (649)0.1% (414)0.1% (907)0.1% (667)0.1% (240)
Communications equipment operators0.1% (934)0.1% (384)0.1% (550)0.1% (1,108)0.0% (162)0.2% (946)
Woodworkers0.0% (234)0.0% (177)0.0% (57)0.1% (742)0.1% (587)0.0% (155)
Unemployment by race in 2000:

Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.2%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 11.8%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 11.3%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 8.3%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 12.5%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 4.9%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 5.9%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 12.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 7.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 10.7%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.4%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 11.7%

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Males

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008 (%) - Females

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2008:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Houston:

3.9% (39,971)
Texas:

4.1% (433,263)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    4.9% (28,640)
    Texas:

    5.2% (307,043)
    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    2.6% (11,331)
    Texas:

    2.6% (126,220)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Houston:

3.9% (39,536)
Texas:

3.7% (391,624)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    5.0% (29,421)
    Texas:

    4.9% (287,925)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    2.3% (10,115)
    Texas:

    2.2% (103,699)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Houston:

4.6% (47,324)
Texas:

5.0% (532,623)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    5.4% (31,877)
    Texas:

    6.2% (363,779)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    3.5% (15,447)
    Texas:

    3.5% (168,844)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Houston:

11.0% (112,559)
Texas:

9.3% (994,708)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    13.4% (78,850)
    Texas:

    11.3% (665,620)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    7.7% (33,709)
    Texas:

    6.9% (329,088)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Houston:

9.5% (97,762)
Texas:

10.6% (1,127,557)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    9.2% (54,080)
    Texas:

    11.1% (654,926)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    10.0% (43,682)
    Texas:

    9.9% (472,631)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Houston:

17.6% (179,833)
Texas:

16.3% (1,738,951)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    18.2% (107,051)
    Texas:

    15.2% (895,713)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    16.7% (72,782)
    Texas:

    17.6% (843,238)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Houston:

11.7% (119,850)
Texas:

13.6% (1,446,011)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    10.4% (61,284)
    Texas:

    11.5% (676,921)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    13.4% (58,566)
    Texas:

    16.1% (769,090)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Houston:

11.2% (114,684)
Texas:

10.5% (1,117,061)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    10.3% (60,678)
    Texas:

    9.9% (580,658)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    12.4% (54,006)
    Texas:

    11.2% (536,403)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Houston:

5.2% (53,468)
Texas:

4.8% (515,547)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    3.9% (22,752)
    Texas:

    4.0% (235,383)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    7.0% (30,716)
    Texas:

    5.9% (280,164)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Houston:

6.3% (64,536)
Texas:

5.9% (633,900)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    5.4% (31,626)
    Texas:

    5.2% (306,147)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    7.5% (32,910)
    Texas:

    6.9% (327,753)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Houston:

2.8% (29,094)
Texas:

2.7% (285,756)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    2.3% (13,411)
    Texas:

    2.3% (132,258)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    3.6% (15,683)
    Texas:

    3.2% (153,498)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Houston:

1.0% (10,331)
Texas:

1.2% (122,835)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    0.8% (4,698)
    Texas:

    1.0% (59,345)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    1.3% (5,633)
    Texas:

    1.3% (63,490)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Houston:

5.4% (54,842)
Texas:

5.8% (617,084)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    5.0% (29,268)
    Texas:

    5.5% (323,489)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    5.9% (25,574)
    Texas:

    6.1% (293,595)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Houston:

5.9% (60,031)
Texas:

6.6% (699,707)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Houston:

    5.7% (33,203)
    Texas:

    6.6% (386,424)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Houston:

    6.1% (26,828)
    Texas:

    6.6% (313,283)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000:
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Houston:

2.8% (23,284)
Texas:

3.1% (281,361)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Houston:

2.9% (24,294)
Texas:

2.9% (262,060)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Houston:

4.2% (35,491)
Texas:

4.4% (403,423)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Houston:

9.5% (79,891)
Texas:

8.8% (808,876)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Houston:

10.7% (90,390)
Texas:

10.7% (976,557)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Houston:

17.1% (143,977)
Texas:

16.4% (1,500,904)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Houston:

14.3% (120,495)
Texas:

16.8% (1,536,308)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Houston:

10.7% (89,813)
Texas:

10.0% (913,601)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Houston:

4.9% (41,499)
Texas:

4.4% (398,656)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Houston:

6.1% (51,192)
Texas:

5.2% (472,592)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Houston:

2.5% (20,857)
Texas:

2.2% (197,844)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Houston:

1.0% (8,152)
Texas:

0.9% (86,997)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Houston:

5.3% (44,471)
Texas:

5.5% (503,565)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Houston:

5.7% (48,174)
Texas:

6.1% (563,107)

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.8%
Number of people working at home: 19,706 (2.3% of all workers)

Daytime population change due to commuting: +403,313 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 681,785 (81.0%)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%)

Working at home in 2008 - Houston

Working at home in 2008 - Texas

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Males

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2008 (%) - Females

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Houston

Working at home in 2000 - Texas

Travel time to work in 2008:
Less than 5 minutes:
Houston:

1.4% (22,713)
Texas:

3.2% (339,802)
    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    1.6% (14,256)
    Texas:

    3.0% (173,005)
    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    1.3% (8,457)
    Texas:

    3.5% (166,797)
5 to 9 minutes:
Houston:

5.2% (81,975)
Texas:

10.4% (1,109,982)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    4.6% (41,716)
    Texas:

    9.1% (534,687)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    6.1% (40,259)
    Texas:

    12.0% (575,295)
10 to 14 minutes:
Houston:

9.8% (154,099)
Texas:

14.6% (1,558,224)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    8.7% (79,184)
    Texas:

    13.3% (777,759)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    11.3% (74,915)
    Texas:

    16.3% (780,465)
15 to 19 minutes:
Houston:

13.0% (203,981)
Texas:

16.4% (1,748,480)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    12.2% (111,167)
    Texas:

    15.8% (924,014)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    14.0% (92,814)
    Texas:

    17.2% (824,466)
20 to 24 minutes:
Houston:

14.8% (232,496)
Texas:

14.8% (1,578,209)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    14.7% (133,986)
    Texas:

    14.8% (865,257)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    14.9% (98,510)
    Texas:

    14.9% (712,952)
25 to 29 minutes:
Houston:

6.5% (101,752)
Texas:

5.7% (609,924)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    6.5% (59,195)
    Texas:

    5.8% (337,489)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    6.4% (42,557)
    Texas:

    5.7% (272,435)
30 to 34 minutes:
Houston:

19.0% (298,508)
Texas:

14.7% (1,560,851)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    20.2% (184,051)
    Texas:

    15.7% (920,501)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    17.3% (114,457)
    Texas:

    13.4% (640,350)
35 to 39 minutes:
Houston:

3.8% (59,183)
Texas:

2.6% (278,381)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    4.1% (36,962)
    Texas:

    2.8% (163,082)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    3.4% (22,221)
    Texas:

    2.4% (115,299)
40 to 44 minutes:
Houston:

4.9% (76,555)
Texas:

3.3% (353,305)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    4.9% (45,081)
    Texas:

    3.5% (207,873)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    4.8% (31,474)
    Texas:

    3.0% (145,432)
45 to 59 minutes:
Houston:

11.5% (180,063)
Texas:

7.5% (800,087)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    11.4% (103,902)
    Texas:

    8.1% (476,404)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    11.5% (76,161)
    Texas:

    6.8% (323,683)
60 to 89 minutes:
Houston:

7.8% (122,224)
Texas:

4.7% (499,038)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    8.4% (76,077)
    Texas:

    5.7% (331,711)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    7.0% (46,147)
    Texas:

    3.5% (167,327)
90 or more minutes:
Houston:

2.4% (38,508)
Texas:

1.9% (204,638)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Houston:

    2.8% (25,431)
    Texas:

    2.5% (145,719)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Houston:

    2.0% (13,077)
    Texas:

    1.2% (58,919)
Travel time to work in 2000:
Less than 5 minutes:
Houston:

1.7% (14,407)
Texas:

3.0% (277,642)
5 to 9 minutes:
Houston:

6.9% (58,361)
Texas:

10.3% (942,891)
10 to 14 minutes:
Houston:

11.7% (98,346)
Texas:

14.4% (1,317,555)
15 to 19 minutes:
Houston:

15.4% (129,850)
Texas:

16.0% (1,467,945)
20 to 24 minutes:
Houston:

15.0% (126,281)
Texas:

13.9% (1,276,781)
25 to 29 minutes:
Houston:

6.0% (50,103)
Texas:

5.3% (482,838)
30 to 34 minutes:
Houston:

18.8% (158,438)
Texas:

14.3% (1,309,699)
35 to 39 minutes:
Houston:

2.9% (24,740)
Texas:

2.4% (219,873)
40 to 44 minutes:
Houston:

3.7% (30,987)
Texas:

3.1% (280,916)
45 to 59 minutes:
Houston:

8.1% (68,498)
Texas:

7.6% (692,006)
60 to 89 minutes:
Houston:

5.0% (41,819)
Texas:

4.6% (418,905)
90 or more minutes:
Houston:

2.4% (20,150)
Texas:

2.4% (218,800)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Travel time to work by means of transportation:
Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Houston:

22.3% (11,049)
Texas:

27.1% (46,145)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Houston:

60.4% (466,299)
Texas:

65.5% (5,719,507)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Houston:

26.8% (13,274)
Texas:

25.2% (42,951)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Houston:

26.0% (200,891)
Texas:

20.2% (1,767,537)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Houston:

16.4% (8,125)
Texas:

16.2% (27,524)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Houston:

7.8% (60,373)
Texas:

7.6% (664,482)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Houston:

34.4% (16,993)
Texas:

31.5% (53,648)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Houston:

5.8% (44,976)
Texas:

6.7% (584,057)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Houston

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Houston (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Houston (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Texas

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Texas (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2008 - Texas (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Houston

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Texas

Means of transportation to work in 2008:
Drove car alone:
Houston:

78.5% (1,261,547)
Texas:

79.7% (8,809,066)
    Drove car alone - Males:
    Houston:

    78.6% (729,891)
    Texas:

    79.1% (4,806,432)
    Drove car alone - Females:
    Houston:

    78.4% (531,656)
    Texas:

    80.4% (4,002,634)
Carpooled:
Houston:

12.1% (194,335)
Texas:

11.4% (1,256,151)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Houston:

    12.7% (117,677)
    Texas:

    11.8% (715,769)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Houston:

    11.3% (76,658)
    Texas:

    10.9% (540,382)
Bus or trolley bus:
Houston:

3.4% (55,400)
Texas:

1.5% (160,452)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Houston:

    2.7% (24,786)
    Texas:

    1.3% (76,687)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Houston:

    4.5% (30,614)
    Texas:

    1.7% (83,765)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Houston:

0.1% (1,462)
Texas:

0.0% (3,138)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Males:
    Houston:

    0.0% (351)
    Texas:

    0.0% (1,379)
    Streetcar or trolley car - Females:
    Houston:

    0.2% (1,111)
    Texas:

    0.0% (1,759)
Subway or elevated:
Houston:

0.0% (393)
Texas:

0.0% (5,305)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Houston:

    0.0% (80)
    Texas:

    0.0% (2,861)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    Houston:

    0.0% (313)
    Texas:

    0.0% (2,444)
Railroad:
Houston:

0.0% (734)
Texas:

0.1% (6,650)
    Railroad - Males:
    Houston:

    0.1% (489)
    Texas:

    0.1% (3,644)
    Railroad - Females:
    Houston:

    0.0% (245)
    Texas:

    0.1% (3,006)
Ferryboat:
Houston:

0.0% (46)
Texas:

0.0% (67)
    Ferryboat - Males:
    Houston:

    0.0% (46)
    Texas:

    0.0% (46)
Bicycle:
Houston:

0.2% (3,893)
Texas:

0.2% (26,169)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Houston:

    0.3% (3,092)
    Texas:

    0.3% (21,125)
    Bicycle - Females:
    Houston:

    0.1% (801)
    Texas:

    0.1% (5,044)
Walked:
Houston:

1.5% (23,981)
Texas:

1.7% (189,695)
    Walked - Males:
    Houston:

    1.5% (13,609)
    Texas:

    1.8% (107,051)
    Walked - Females:
    Houston:

    1.5% (10,372)
    Texas:

    1.7% (82,644)
Other means:
Houston:

1.9% (30,266)
Texas:

1.7% (184,228)
    Other means - Males:
    Houston:

    2.3% (20,987)
    Texas:

    2.0% (122,507)
    Other means - Females:
    Houston:

    1.4% (9,279)
    Texas:

    1.2% (61,721)
Means of transportation to work in 2000:
Drove car alone:
Houston:

71.8% (604,686)
Texas:

77.7% (7,115,590)
Carpooled:
Houston:

15.9% (133,983)
Texas:

14.5% (1,326,012)
Bus or trolley bus:
Houston:

5.7% (47,691)
Texas:

1.7% (157,014)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Houston:

0.0% (259)
Texas:

0.0% (1,669)
Subway or elevated:
Houston:

0.0% (140)
Texas:

0.0% (2,371)
Railroad:
Houston:

0.0% (126)
Texas:

0.0% (2,374)
Ferryboat:
Houston:

0.0% (42)
Texas:

0.0% (738)
Taxicab:
Houston:

0.1% (1,183)
Texas:

0.1% (6,102)
Motorcycle:
Houston:

0.1% (674)
Texas:

0.1% (12,068)
Bicycle:
Houston:

0.5% (3,859)
Texas:

0.2% (21,551)
Walked:
Houston:

2.3% (19,413)
Texas:

1.9% (173,670)
Other means:
Houston:

1.2% (9,924)
Texas:

0.9% (86,692)

Private vehicle occupancy (%)

Private vehicle occupancy:
Drove alone:
Houston:

81.9% (604,686)
Texas:

84.3% (7,115,590)
In 2 person carpool:
Houston:

12.8% (94,209)
Texas:

11.6% (982,994)
In 3 person carpool:
Houston:

2.8% (20,480)
Texas:

2.4% (201,602)
In 4 person carpool:
Houston:

1.4% (10,471)
Texas:

1.0% (83,518)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Houston:

0.8% (6,018)
Texas:

0.5% (40,662)
In 7+ person carpool:
Houston:

0.4% (2,805)
Texas:

0.2% (17,236)

Class of Workers (%)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Class of Workers:
Employee of private company:
Houston:

74.0% (636,089)
Texas:

69.6% (6,425,274)
    Employee of private company - Males:
    Houston:

    77.3% (370,155)
    Texas:

    72.7% (3,684,731)
    Employee of private company - Females:
    Houston:

    69.7% (265,934)
    Texas:

    65.8% (2,740,543)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Houston:

2.7% (23,380)
Texas:

2.7% (250,864)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
    Houston:

    3.6% (17,005)
    Texas:

    3.6% (183,838)
    Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
    Houston:

    1.7% (6,375)
    Texas:

    1.6% (67,026)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Houston:

5.7% (49,321)
Texas:

5.7% (526,631)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
    Houston:

    3.6% (17,455)
    Texas:

    3.4% (173,484)
    Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
    Houston:

    8.4% (31,866)
    Texas:

    8.5% (353,147)
Local government workers:
Houston:

5.5% (47,716)
Texas:

6.6% (608,479)
    Local government workers - Males:
    Houston:

    4.1% (19,483)
    Texas:

    5.1% (260,804)
    Local government workers - Females:
    Houston:

    7.4% (28,233)
    Texas:

    8.3% (347,675)
State government workers:
Houston:

3.8% (32,685)
Texas:

5.4% (501,082)
    State government workers - Males:
    Houston:

    2.5% (11,805)
    Texas:

    3.8% (190,371)
    State government workers - Females:
    Houston:

    5.5% (20,880)
    Texas:

    7.5% (310,711)
Federal government workers:
Houston:

1.8% (15,470)
Texas:

2.6% (237,177)
    Federal government workers - Males:
    Houston:

    1.7% (8,110)
    Texas:

    2.6% (133,009)
    Federal government workers - Females:
    Houston:

    1.9% (7,360)
    Texas:

    2.5% (104,168)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Houston:

6.2% (53,331)
Texas:

7.1% (653,527)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
    Houston:

    7.1% (33,809)
    Texas:

    8.4% (428,111)
    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
    Houston:

    5.1% (19,522)
    Texas:

    5.4% (225,416)
Unpaid family workers:
Houston:

0.2% (1,969)
Texas:

0.3% (31,338)
    Unpaid family workers - Males:
    Houston:

    0.2% (791)
    Texas:

    0.3% (14,338)
    Unpaid family workers - Females:
    Houston:

    0.3% (1,178)
    Texas:

    0.4% (17,000)


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