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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Dallas, is 10% less than it is in Chicago and 23% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Dallas, TXChicago, ILUnited States
 Unemployment Rate3.90%6.80%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth3.09%1.39%1.59%
 Future Job Growth42.29%35.98%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.25%10.25%6.00%
 Income Taxes0.00%3.75%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$27,917$28,623$28,555
 Household Income$43,359$47,831$53,482
 Family Median Income$46,479$54,918$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Dallas, TXChicago, ILUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K15.68%17.14%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K6.14%5.95%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K12.97%10.81%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K11.68%9.55%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.22%8.08%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.94%7.12%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.86%9.01%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K8.95%10.74%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K8.80%11.32%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K3.87%4.78%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K5.91%5.50%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Dallas, TXChicago, ILUnited States
 Management, business, finance14.73%11.52%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science4.31%4.09%5.34%
 Community, social services1.21%0.74%1.67%
 Legal1.91%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library4.48%3.72%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment2.24%2.97%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology4.00%6.32%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.36%2.97%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.34%0.00%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving6.74%3.72%5.76%
 Building maintenance5.96%4.46%4.01%
 Personal care3.29%4.83%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support23.38%23.05%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.13%3.35%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair11.70%5.20%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving12.22%23.05%12.09%


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