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%.
Read the full story from Jennifer Hiller at mysa.com