The 8 richest cities in Texas

Ash Jurberg

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A recent report conducted by data provider HomeSnacks looked at the richest big cities in the United States. 

They looked at median household income, poverty, and unemployment rates to determine the rankings. The data was taken from the U.S. Census 2016-2020 American Community Survey.

The highest-ranked Texas city on the national list was Frisco, which was ranked the third richest city in the United States. Only Cary in North Carolina and Centennial in Colorado were richer cities than Friso.

Let's look at the top ten richest cities in Texas.

1. Frisco

Population: 188,387

National Rank: 3

Median Income: $128,761 (5th best)

Unemployment Rate: 3.7% (25th best)

Poverty Rate: 4% (4th lowest)

2. Pearland

Population: 125,817

National Rank: 7

Median Income: $102,764 (19th best)

Unemployment Rate: 3.7% (25th best)

3. League City

Population: 105,410

National Rank: 10

Median Income: $108,979 (14th best)

Unemployment Rate: 3.9% 32nd best)

Poverty Rate: 5.4% (13th best)

4. McKinney

Population: 191,197

National Rank: 12

Median Income: $100,775 (23rd best)

Unemployment Rate: 3.5% 14th best)

Poverty Rate: 6.9% (29th best)

5. Allen

Population: 104.040

National Rank: 15

Median Income: $113,719 (11th best)

Unemployment Rate: 4.3% (59th best)

Poverty Rate: 4.1% (5th best)

6. Plano

Population: 288,870

National Rank: 19

Median Income: $96,348 (33rd best)

Unemployment Rate: 4% (41st best)

Poverty Rate: 6.3% (17th best)

7. Carrolton

Population: 137,319

National Rank: 23

Median Income: $82,345 (61st best)

Unemployment Rate: 3.7% (23rd best)

Poverty Rate: 6.5% (18th best)

8. Sugar Land

Population: 118,563

National Rank: 24

Median Income: $123,261 (17th best)

Unemployment Rate: 4.9% (93rd best)

Poverty Rate: 4.4% (24th best)

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