Labor Force Data

Brazoria County's labor force effectively draws from the overall Houston MSA and particularly the Southwest side. The County has the right talent to compete in the global market and the right skills to staff your company and sustain it over years of growth.

Workforce Stats

64.2%
Population in Civilian Labor Force
30.6
Minute Average Commute Time
3.4%
Unemployment Rate (Pre-COVID)

Wages

$57,412 
Average Median Wages

Average Wages by Selected Industry (2019)

  • Manufacturing $133,913 

  • Mining, Quarrying, Oil & Gas $124,980

  • Management $89,823

  • Construction $83,223 

  • Professional $76,378 

  • Utilities $74,872

Employment

169,481
Brazoria County Total Laborforce

Employment by Selected Industry

  • Construction 17,105 

  • Retail Trade 15,676 

  • Manufacturing 12,958 

  • Health Care 12,745 

  • Educational Services 12,447 

  • Accommodation/Food Services 11,547

  • TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES SHOWN: 122,508 

Data by EMSI (2018)
Data by EMSI (2018)
2021 Labor & Unemployment Data
2020 Labor & Unemployment Data
EMSI Workforce Profile