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Salt Lake City, Utah
Phoenix, Arizona
USA
ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Salt Lake City, is 2% less than it is in Phoenix and 17% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Unemployment Rate3.80%5.50%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth2.08%3.17%1.59%
 Future Job Growth40.37%40.84%37.98%
 Sales Taxes6.85%8.60%6.00%
 Income Taxes5.00%3.36%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$28,428$24,057$28,555
 Household Income$45,833$46,881$53,482
 Family Median Income$62,236$53,976$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K15.61%14.57%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K6.24%5.74%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K12.08%11.67%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K10.52%10.86%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.03%9.67%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.12%8.24%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.85%9.41%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K11.11%10.88%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K9.51%11.16%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K3.91%3.92%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K5.03%3.88%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Salt Lake City, UTPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Management, business, finance23.53%4.32%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science16.47%1.26%5.34%
 Community, social services0.00%0.00%1.67%
 Legal0.00%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library14.12%1.95%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.00%0.28%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology0.00%2.09%5.67%
 Healthcare support0.00%0.70%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement15.29%0.00%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving17.65%12.83%5.76%
 Building maintenance0.00%7.25%4.01%
 Personal care12.94%0.00%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support0.00%25.11%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%0.98%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair0.00%9.34%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving0.00%33.89%12.09%
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