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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metropolitan Area Data Tables

Employees on nonfarm payrolls, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area, seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

3,134.1 3,150.8 3,155.9 3,175.5 3,183.2 3,203.3 3,221.3 3,247.3 3,269.7 3,282.9 3,297.0 3,307.0 3,309.2 2.2 0.1

Texas

13,015.3 13,055.4 13,106.3 13,177.5 13,221.7 13,282.9 13,348.6 13,440.3 13,513.7 13,531.8 13,580.5 13,639.3 13,672.9 33.6 0.2

United States

148,652 149,240 149,744 150,458 150,856 151,224 151,610 151,903 152,440 152,732 153,001 153,285 153,548 263 0.2

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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Employees on nonfarm payrolls by industry supersector, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area, not seasonally adjusted (numbers in thousands)
Area and Industry

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA Texas U.S.
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Total Nonfarm

3,160.7 3,322.5 3,337.0 176.3 5.6 13,803.9 664.5 5.1 154,990 4,780 3.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

276.7 308.0 302.9 26.2 9.5                

Mining & Logging(2)

            229.4 42.3 22.6 641 54 9.2

Construction(2)

            784.0 27.0 3.6 7,827 245 3.2

Manufacturing

215.8 227.2 228.0 12.2 5.7 934.2 46.9 5.3 12,941 411 3.3

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

660.6 676.1 687.0 26.4 4.0 2,770.0 87.3 3.3 29,249 544 1.9

Information

31.0 32.5 32.7 1.7 5.5 241.6 26.4 12.3 3,077 163 5.6

Financial Activities

169.0 177.7 176.0 7.0 4.1 913.8 56.6 6.6 9,018 153 1.7

Professional & Business Services

515.1 546.5 546.9 31.8 6.2 2,059.3 72.4 3.6 22,689 706 3.2

Education & Health Services

426.6 441.6 445.0 18.4 4.3 1,858.5 90.5 5.1 25,088 933 3.9

Leisure & Hospitality

315.1 361.2 364.9 49.8 15.8 1,522.5 169.3 12.5 15,812 1,057 7.2

Other Services

113.8 112.5 110.8 -3.0 -2.6 459.7 22.7 5.2 5,771 188 3.4

Government

437.0 439.2 442.8 5.8 1.3 2,030.9 23.1 1.2 22,877 326 1.4

(1) Data unavailable at the State and U.S. levels.
(2) Data unavailable for the metropolitan area.
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SOURCE: Current Employment Statistics

Unemployment, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA

176,962 166,817 188,848 184,436 151,576 143,668 148,845 170,371 169,070 163,052 148,352 144,541 142,981   -33,981 -19.2

Austin

630 567 648 647 532 490 532 617 608 577 530 521 500   -130 -20.6

Brazoria

10,179 9,784 11,117 10,672 8,842 8,289 8,619 9,956 9,784 9,493 8,488 8,123 8,107   -2,072 -20.4

Chambers

1,401 1,382 1,567 1,478 1,222 1,165 1,160 1,358 1,367 1,283 1,160 1,088 1,077   -324 -23.1

Fort Bend

19,406 18,046 20,379 20,161 16,525 15,689 16,277 18,599 18,353 17,744 16,314 16,179 16,001   -3,405 -17.5

Galveston

8,913 8,469 9,637 9,299 7,664 7,210 7,501 8,654 8,646 8,301 7,592 7,234 7,190   -1,723 -19.3

Harris

118,784 111,933 126,671 123,665 101,555 96,578 99,991 114,196 113,647 109,657 99,556 96,877 95,812   -22,972 -19.3

Liberty

2,562 2,506 2,869 2,770 2,300 2,156 2,168 2,542 2,542 2,388 2,105 1,991 2,005   -557 -21.7

Montgomery

13,834 12,969 14,633 14,445 11,882 11,062 11,542 13,176 12,900 12,449 11,553 11,451 11,212   -2,622 -19.0

Waller

1,253 1,161 1,327 1,299 1,054 1,029 1,055 1,273 1,223 1,160 1,054 1,077 1,077   -176 -14.0

Texas

651,011 608,019 694,175 685,161 562,546 530,006 553,760 639,147 632,432 606,802 556,395 549,564 544,188   -106,823 -16.4

United States (in thousands)

6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334 6,255 6,256 5,460 5,609 5,523   -779 -12.4

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NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Unemployment rate, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area and its component counties, not seasonally adjusted
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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA

5.1 4.8 5.5 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.3 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.0   -1.1

Austin

4.6 4.1 4.7 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.8 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.5   -1.1

Brazoria

5.6 5.4 6.1 5.8 4.8 4.5 4.7 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.6 4.4 4.3   -1.3

Chambers

6.7 6.6 7.5 7.0 5.9 5.6 5.5 6.4 6.4 6.1 5.5 5.1 5.1   -1.6

Fort Bend

4.7 4.4 5.0 4.9 4.0 3.8 3.9 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.8   -0.9

Galveston

5.4 5.1 5.8 5.5 4.6 4.3 4.5 5.1 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.2   -1.2

Harris

5.2 4.8 5.5 5.3 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.1   -1.1

Liberty

7.3 7.2 8.2 7.8 6.5 6.1 6.2 7.1 7.1 6.7 5.9 5.6 5.6   -1.7

Montgomery

4.7 4.4 4.9 4.8 4.0 3.7 3.9 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7   -1.0

Waller

5.0 4.7 5.3 5.1 4.2 4.1 4.2 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.1 4.2 4.2   -0.8

Texas

651,011 608,019 694,175 685,161 562,546 530,006 553,760 639,147 632,432 606,802 556,395 549,564 544,188   -106,823

United States (in thousands)

6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334 6,255 6,256 5,460 5,609 5,523   -779

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NOTE: State, metropolitan area, and county data for both the current and prior year are subject to revised inputs, reestimation, and new statewide controls early in the following calendar year.
SOURCE: Local Area Unemployment Statistics and Current Population Survey

Covered(1)employment and wages, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area and its component counties, 2nd quarter 2022(2)
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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA

175,852 3,995 3,079,986 138,932 4.7 $1,388 5.5 $55,625,593 11.1

Austin

1,482 110 12,623 1,203 10.5 1,133 8.6 183,056 19.6

Brazoria

6,670 193 117,339 6,588 5.9 1,215 6.3 1,852,922 12.6

Chambers

835 21 18,802 2,386 14.5 1,477 26.9 373,300 49.2

Fort Bend

17,456 909 228,913 26,769 13.2 1,046 5.1 3,112,350 20.1

Galveston

6,859 147 119,986 8,418 7.5 1,083 7.5 1,683,574 16.1

Harris

125,755 1,760 2,332,370 78,000 3.5 1,468 5.7 44,538,767 10.0

Liberty

1,259 -21 18,377 247 1.4 950 3.3 228,452 5.8

Montgomery

14,474 800 208,786 12,943 6.6 1,235 4.1 3,348,296 11.4

Waller

1,062 76 22,790 2,378 11.7 1,022 5.8 304,876 18.6

Texas

796,895 31,894 13,135,732 654,575 5.2 $1,284 6.1 $219,474,567 12.4

United States

11,460,819 646,560 149,901,995 5,716,182 4.0 1,294 4.3 2,517,903,681 9.0

(1) Includes workers covered by Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) programs.
(2) Data are preliminary.
(3) Average weekly wages were calculated using unrounded data.

SOURCE: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages