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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

3,047.9 3,082.1 3,091.7 3,100.6 3,116.8 3,134.1 3,150.8 3,155.9 3,175.5 3,183.2 3,203.3 3,221.3 3,239.2 17.9 0.6

Texas

12,652.4 12,776.4 12,803.2 12,850.0 12,935.8 13,015.3 13,055.4 13,106.3 13,177.5 13,221.7 13,282.9 13,348.6 13,431.1 82.5 0.6

United States

145,698 146,387 146,904 147,328 148,005 148,652 149,240 149,744 150,458 150,856 151,224 151,608 151,980 372 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

3,061.9 3,230.3 3,261.6 199.7 6.5 13,467.6 790.0 6.2 152,692 6,199 4.2

Mining, Logging, & Construction(1)

266.4 299.4 303.6 37.2 14.0                

Mining & Logging(2)

            212.8 35.1 19.8 629 60 10.5

Construction(2)

            782.6 46.4 6.3 7,858 301 4.0

Manufacturing

212.5 222.2 225.4 12.9 6.1 926.3 52.5 6.0 12,875 522 4.2

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

627.5 665.2 670.4 42.9 6.8 2,682.0 137.8 5.4 28,692 1,069 3.9

Information

29.8 31.6 32.0 2.2 7.4 235.0 26.6 12.8 3,031 208 7.4

Financial Activities

168.6 172.4 173.8 5.2 3.1 898.8 70.3 8.5 8,994 214 2.4

Professional & Business Services

500.3 516.0 524.7 24.4 4.9 2,021.5 145.5 7.8 22,310 1,154 5.5

Education & Health Services

406.6 431.4 430.2 23.6 5.8 1,789.6 64.2 3.7 24,145 687 2.9

Leisure & Hospitality

318.1 344.3 356.0 37.9 11.9 1,491.3 159.2 12.0 16,315 1,555 10.5

Other Services

110.2 111.5 115.7 5.5 5.0 453.3 30.9 7.3 5,770 256 4.6

Government

421.9 436.3 429.8 7.9 1.9 1,974.4 21.5 1.1 22,073 173 0.8

(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

242,765 228,492 215,745 196,116 185,957 176,962 166,817 188,848 184,436 151,576 143,668 148,845 170,429   -72,336 -29.8

Austin

862 778 739 681 646 630 567 648 647 532 490 532 613   -249 -28.9

Brazoria

13,600 12,928 12,291 11,206 10,563 10,179 9,784 11,117 10,672 8,842 8,289 8,619 9,958   -3,642 -26.8

Chambers

1,953 1,790 1,705 1,558 1,458 1,401 1,382 1,567 1,478 1,222 1,165 1,160 1,360   -593 -30.4

Fort Bend

27,017 25,294 23,885 21,649 20,572 19,406 18,046 20,379 20,161 16,525 15,689 16,277 18,603   -8,414 -31.1

Galveston

12,107 11,308 10,751 9,847 9,323 8,913 8,469 9,637 9,299 7,664 7,210 7,501 8,659   -3,448 -28.5

Harris

162,834 154,001 145,369 131,783 124,858 118,784 111,933 126,671 123,665 101,555 96,578 99,991 114,231   -48,603 -29.8

Liberty

3,568 3,323 3,060 2,788 2,648 2,562 2,506 2,869 2,770 2,300 2,156 2,168 2,547   -1,021 -28.6

Montgomery

18,965 17,377 16,399 15,215 14,528 13,834 12,969 14,633 14,445 11,882 11,062 11,542 13,184   -5,781 -30.5

Waller

1,859 1,693 1,546 1,389 1,361 1,253 1,161 1,327 1,299 1,054 1,029 1,055 1,274   -585 -31.5

Texas

902,411 831,463 781,301 721,589 685,248 651,011 608,019 694,175 685,161 562,546 530,006 553,760 639,455   -262,956 -29.1

United States (in thousands)

9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334   -3,549 -35.9

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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

7.1 6.6 6.3 5.7 5.4 5.1 4.8 5.5 5.3 4.4 4.1 4.3 4.8   -2.3

Austin

6.3 5.7 5.4 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.1 4.7 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.8 4.3   -2.0

Brazoria

7.5 7.1 6.8 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.4 6.1 5.8 4.8 4.5 4.7 5.4   -2.1

Chambers

9.4 8.6 8.2 7.5 7.0 6.7 6.6 7.5 7.0 5.9 5.6 5.5 6.4   -3.0

Fort Bend

6.6 6.2 5.9 5.3 5.0 4.7 4.4 5.0 4.9 4.0 3.8 3.9 4.4   -2.2

Galveston

7.3 6.8 6.5 6.0 5.6 5.4 5.1 5.8 5.5 4.6 4.3 4.5 5.1   -2.2

Harris

7.1 6.7 6.4 5.8 5.4 5.2 4.8 5.5 5.3 4.4 4.2 4.3 4.9   -2.2

Liberty

10.2 9.5 8.8 8.0 7.6 7.3 7.2 8.2 7.8 6.5 6.1 6.2 7.1   -3.1

Montgomery

6.5 5.9 5.6 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.9 4.8 4.0 3.7 3.9 4.4   -2.1

Waller

7.5 6.8 6.2 5.6 5.5 5.0 4.7 5.3 5.1 4.2 4.1 4.2 5.0   -2.5

Texas

902,411 831,463 781,301 721,589 685,248 651,011 608,019 694,175 685,161 562,546 530,006 553,760 639,455   -262,956

United States (in thousands)

9,883 9,221 8,556 7,366 6,896 6,302 5,964 7,207 6,782 6,168 5,458 5,548 6,334   -3,549

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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, 4th quarter 2021(2)
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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA

174,466 6,098 3,061,959 165,110 5.7 $1,496 5.5 $59,248,630 11.3

Austin

1,421 132 12,122 1,346 12.5 1,268 8.8 197,809 21.2

Brazoria

6,553 170 116,859 5,920 5.3 1,238 3.2 1,867,330 8.2

Chambers

819 24 16,673 499 3.1 1,273 -0.6 274,328 1.7

Fort Bend

17,126 1,264 216,370 18,979 9.6 1,133 3.9 3,148,792 14.3

Galveston

6,792 212 113,658 7,330 6.9 1,129 1.3 1,665,992 8.0

Harris

125,401 3,361 2,341,128 116,122 5.2 1,586 5.9 48,053,246 11.1

Liberty

1,276 15 18,566 843 4.8 1,035 7.5 252,049 14.2

Montgomery

14,058 852 204,772 14,624 7.7 1,312 6.8 3,474,678 14.9

Waller

1,020 68 21,811 -553 -2.5 1,117 18.5 314,405 15.1

Texas

779,417 32,669 13,012,661 748,010 6.1 $1,376 6.3 $231,555,638 12.7

United States

11,194,120 496,568 148,293,597 7,293,341 5.2 1,418 5.9 2,726,086,283 11.0

(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