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Area Profile for Texas

Local Area Information Texas
Population 27,419,612
Civilian labor force 13,473,957
Number employed 12,689,069
Unemployment rate 5.8%
Median household income $57,051
Per capita income $28,985
Poverty rate 16%
High school graduates 82.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher 28.7%
Median gross rent $952
Rent as a percentage of household income 29.1%
Median housing value $151,500
Owner costs as a percentage of household income 17.4%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.1 Min
Civilian veterans 7.4%