Employment by Industries

2019 Value
± 23,868
1 Year decline
± 2.85%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Houston, TX declined at a rate of −0.869%, from 1.15M employees to 1.14M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston, TX, are Construction (132,981 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (123,256 people), and Retail Trade (109,643 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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