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.

Source: Texas Workforce Commission 2016
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%


The majority of residents, 51.5 percent, are employed in the Management, Business, and Science and Arts occupations.

Source: 2011-2015 American Community Survey

Source: 2011-2015 American Community Survey
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%