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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Tampa, Florida
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Pittsburgh, is 9% less than it is in Tampa and 34% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Pittsburgh, PATampa, FLUnited States
 Unemployment Rate5.60%4.80%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth0.85%1.62%1.59%
 Future Job Growth36.10%38.43%37.98%
 Sales Taxes7.00%7.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes4.57%0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$27,435$29,704$28,555
 Household Income$40,009$43,740$53,482
 Family Median Income$55,123$53,765$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Pittsburgh, PATampa, FLUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K20.31%17.82%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K7.32%6.91%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K12.29%11.01%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K10.07%10.71%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K8.29%8.71%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.54%7.33%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.05%8.36%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K9.37%8.97%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K8.60%9.76%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K3.26%4.59%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K3.90%5.82%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Pittsburgh, PATampa, FLUnited States
 Management, business, finance13.81%16.56%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science7.61%4.93%5.34%
 Community, social services2.77%1.49%1.67%
 Legal1.79%2.57%1.16%
 Education, library7.99%5.68%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment2.77%2.16%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology7.92%6.39%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.81%2.33%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement2.81%1.98%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving7.62%6.75%5.76%
 Building maintenance3.66%4.12%4.01%
 Personal care4.21%3.54%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support22.31%27.09%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.05%0.30%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair4.67%6.11%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving7.21%8.00%12.09%
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