College Station has the 209th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 14.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the College Station area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. College Station has the 209th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in College Station is below average at $41,960, and the median cost of a home in College Station is $180,100, which is the same as the national average. 55% of workers in College Station hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in College Station. 75% of College Station workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 9% walk. People in College Station spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.