Regional Economic Information System (REIS)
- REIS Table CA30 for Harris County, TX.

  • Table CA4 - Personal Income by Major Source
  • Table CA5 - Earnings by Source & Sector
  • Table CA25 - Employment by Sector
  • Table CA30 - Economic Profile
  • Table CA35 - Transfer Payments
  • Table CA45 - Farm Income & Expenditures

Summary Characteristics
The population of Harris, TX changed from 4,704,042 (2019) to 4,728,030 (2021). a change of 23,988 (0.51%). The per capita personal income (PCPI) changed from 60,566 (2019) to 65,869 (2021). a change of 5,303 (8.76%). The state per capita personal income (PCPI) changed from 54,076 (2019) to 59,865 (2021). a change of 5,789 (10.71%).

Table CA30 presented below provides an economic profile integrating selected data from other REIS sections.

The table presents data for selected years through 2021 based on data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. ProximityOne uses models to develop annual estimates and projections to 2030 and provides related analytical services.

Table cells with special characters (# or * or -) indicate data for this area and time period are not available. See footnotes at bottom of table for details. These values can be optionally imputed by the REIS software.

REIS Economic Profile for Harris, TX
    Item Name20192021Change%Change
    Personal income (thousands of dollars) 284,905,380311,430,71926,525,3399.3
      Net earnings by place of residence 192,205,816196,701,6894,495,8732.3
    Personal current transfer receipts 32,309,22352,304,82519,995,60261.9
        Income maintenance benefits 1/ 3,971,8527,901,3933,929,54198.9
      Unemployment insurance compensation 386,6933,483,2983,096,605800.8
      Retirement & other 27,950,67840,920,13412,969,45646.4
    Dividends, interest & rent 2/ 60,390,34162,424,2052,033,8643.4
    Population (persons) 3/ 4,704,0424,728,03023,9880.5
      Per capita personal income 4/ 60,56665,8695,3038.8
      Per capita net earnings 4/ 40,86041,6037431.8
      Per capita personal current transfer receipts 4/ 6,86811,0634,19561.1
        Per capita income maintenance benefits 4/ 8441,67182798.0
        Per capita unemployment insurance compensation 4/ 82737655798.8
        Per capita retirement & other 4/ 5,9428,6552,71345.7
      Per capita dividends, interest & rent 4/ 12,83813,2033652.8
    Earnings by place of work 265,131,276272,651,6467,520,3702.8
        Wages & salaries 182,484,561186,964,6524,480,0912.5
      Supplements to wages & salaries 34,813,46534,747,369-66,096-0.2
        Employer contributions for employee pension & ins funds 5/ 23,186,48422,989,992-196,492-0.8
        Employer contributions for government social insurance 11,626,98111,757,377130,3961.1
      Proprietors' income 47,833,25050,939,6253,106,3756.5
          Farm proprietors' income -6,078-2,1553,923-64.5
        Nonfarm proprietors' income 47,839,32850,941,7803,102,4526.5
    Total employment (number of jobs) 3,277,8123,271,179-6,633-0.2
        Wage & salary employment 2,514,8502,421,691-93,159-3.7
    Proprietors employment 762,962849,48886,52611.3
        Farm proprietors employment 6/ 1,9231,922-1-0.1
      Nonfarm proprietors employment 761,039847,56686,52711.4
    Average earnings per job (dollars) 80,88783,3502,4633.0
      Average wages & salaries 72,56377,2044,6416.4
      Average nonfarm proprietors' income 62,86160,104-2,757-4.4
1/ Consists largely of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments; Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC); family assistance; general assistance; expenditures for food under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); and other assistance benefits.
2/ Rental income of persons includes the capital consumption adjustment.
3/ Census Bureau midyear population estimates.
4/ Type of income divided by population yields a per capita measure for that type of income.
5/ Includes actual employer contributions and actuarially imputed employer contributions to reflect benefits accrued by defined benefit pension plan participants through service to employers in the current period.
6/ Excludes limited partners.

All dollar estimates are in current dollars (not adjusted for inflation).
Missing data cell values:
*  Not shown to avoid disclosure of confidential information. Estimates for item are included in totals.
#  Less than $50,000. Estimates for item are included in totals.
-  Data not available for this year.

Source: ProximityOne, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of the Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics