Labor Market
Labor Force
The Houston MSA has a labor force of  over 3.3 million people, with an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent. League City has a labor force of approximately 46,000 people and unemployment rate of 5.9 percent.

Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
League City 53,130 51,170 1,960 3.7%
Houston MSA 3,304,900 3,142,800 162,100 4.9%
Source: Texas Workforce Commission 2016


Occupation
The majority of residents, 51.5 percent, are employed in the Management, Business, and Science and Arts occupations.
   
Management, business, science and arts occupations
51.5%
Sales and office occupations
21.17%
Services occupations 11.17% 
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 9.16%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
7.0%
Source: 2011-2015 American Community Survey