Deer Park, Texas is a small city with just under 34,000 residents. At an average age of just under 37, the city's population ranks around the middle compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 35. Home ownership is more common than renting in Deer Park, and 26% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs could be a contributing factor, as the average rent of $1,232 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,029.
There are four primary industries in Deer Park: education, manufacturing, retail, and construction. Together, these industries make up 25% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of around $91,000, Deer Park workers bring in around $18,000 more than the average Texas resident. Deer Park's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Deer Park has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (8%). Furthermore, 13% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Deer Park has an average commute time of about 26 minutes. Many residents (44%) commute to work by car, while public transit is not used much. A small percentage of residents walk to work.