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2.83% growth
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2.26% growth
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1.85% growth


The economy of Lake Jackson, TX employs 13,947 people. The economy of Lake Jackson, TX is specialized in Manufacturing; Construction; and Utilities, which employ respectively 2.45; 2.44; and 1.89 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Lake Jackson, TX are Manufacturing (3,304), Construction (1,984), and Educational Services (1,373), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($86,131), Utilities ($84,911), and Transportation & Warehousing ($55,952).

Median household income in Lake Jackson, TX is $75,473. Males in Lake Jackson, TX have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,092. The income inequality of Lake Jackson, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Lake Jackson, TX. In Brazoria County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 64 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,083. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Lake Jackson, TX is from the county of Brazoria County, TX.

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Lake Jackson, TX is home to a population of 27,407 people, from which 94.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Lake Jackson, TX is composed of 17,079 White residents (62.3%), 7,281 Hispanic residents (26.6%), 1,512 Black residents (5.52%), 1,046 Asian residents (3.82%), and 489 Two+ residents (1.78%). The most common foreign languages in Lake Jackson, TX are Spanish (3,855 speakers), Vietnamese (163 speakers), and Chinese (140 speakers), but compared to other places, Lake Jackson, TX has a relative high number of Serbo-Croatian (101 speakers), Gujarati (118 speakers), and Japanese (80 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Lake Jackson, TX awarded 798 degrees. The student population of Lake Jackson, TX is skewed away from females, with 479 male students and 319 female students. Most students in Lake Jackson, TX are White (420 and 52.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (269 and 33.7%), Black or African American (64 and 8.02%), and Unknown (21 and 2.63%). The largest universities in Lake Jackson, TX by number of graduates are Brazosport College (798 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Lake Jackson, TX are General Studies (223 and 27.9%), Chemical Technology (70 and 8.77%), and Instrumentation Technology (33 and 4.14%). The median tuition costs in Lake Jackson, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $2,880 and $4,500 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake Jackson, TX is $148,700, which is 0.73 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $146,000 to $148,700, a 1.85% increase. The homeownership rate of Lake Jackson, TX is 66.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Lake Jackson, TX have an average commute time of 19.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lake Jackson, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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