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Friendswood Jobs Overview

40,008
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$51,830
Median Base Salary
39k
Population

Friendswood has the 785th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 8.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Friendswood is part of the Houston metro area. Unemployment in the Houston area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Houston has the 5th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Friendswood is below average at $51,830, and the median cost of a home in Friendswood is $228,800, which is above the national average. 48% of workers in Friendswood hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 95% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Friendswood. 81% of Friendswood workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Friendswood spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.