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Hickory, North Carolina
Chandler, Arizona
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Hickory, is 70% less than it is in Chandler and 26% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Hickory, NCChandler, AZUnited States
 Unemployment Rate5.00%4.50%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.15%3.17%1.59%
 Future Job Growth37.30%41.84%37.98%
 Sales Taxes7.00%7.80%6.00%
 Income Taxes5.75%3.36%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$26,190$32,092$28,555
 Household Income$42,393$72,072$53,482
 Family Median Income$53,788$82,954$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Hickory, NCChandler, AZUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K14.92%6.45%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.92%2.78%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K14.45%6.54%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K12.14%8.23%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.01%8.71%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.25%7.99%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.91%11.18%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K8.26%15.17%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K10.59%19.95%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K3.50%7.26%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K4.07%5.75%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Hickory, NCChandler, AZUnited States
 Management, business, finance0.124640.163640.14536
 Engineering, computers, science0.043450.018180.05341
 Community, social services0.0365900.01673
 Legal000.01164
 Education, library0.1269300.06126
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.17%0.00%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology5.26%23.64%5.67%
 Healthcare support0.053740.090910.0251
 Firefighters, law enforcement2.80%0.00%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving0.120640.072730.05762
 Building maintenance0.022870.054550.04007
 Personal care0.033730.072730.03654
 Sales, office, administrative support0.214980.036360.24356
 Farming, fishing, forestry000.00733
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair8.86%14.55%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving0.051460.109090.12086
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