South Texas Income on the Rise as the Eagle Ford Booms

Per Capita Income Grew Almost 14% in Eagle Ford Counties From 2008 to 2011
Eagle Ford Counties' Income

Per Capita Income in Eagle Ford Counties| Click to Enlarge

The average income in South Texas is on the rise. Per capita income increased more than 13% across Eagle Ford counties from 2008 to 2011. I’m willing to bet the average income went up again in 2012 as even more Eagle Ford jobs were created.

Personal income in Texas has benefited from the oil boom, but residents of counties in South Texas have seen the average income grow at a rate almost ten times faster. The average income in Texas grew 1.34% from 2008-2011, but income in Eagle Ford counties grew 13.64%.

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