Missouri City, a town in Texas, has a population of just over 73,000. With an average age of just under 38, the city's population is a little older compared to other municipalities in Texas, which has an average age of 35. The majority of residents own their homes in Missouri City, and 19% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs may be a factor, as the average rent of $1,494 per month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,029.
Averaging about 33 minutes, Missouri City's commute time is longer than the Texas average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (47%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is not extensively used. A small percentage of residents walk to work.
There are three primary industries in Missouri City: healthcare, retail, and education. Together, these industries account for 22% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 9% 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 $101K, Missouri City workers earn more than the average Texas resident. Missouri City's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Missouri City has a relatively large number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 20% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.