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Phoenix, Arizona
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in San Jose, is 44% more than it is in Phoenix and 36% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 San Jose, CAPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.50%5.50%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth3.34%3.17%1.59%
 Future Job Growth42.19%40.84%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.75%8.60%6.00%
 Income Taxes8.00%3.36%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$34,992$24,057$28,555
 Household Income$83,787$46,881$53,482
 Family Median Income$92,379$53,976$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 San Jose, CAPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K7.70%14.57%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K3.55%5.74%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K6.72%11.67%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K6.53%10.86%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K6.64%9.67%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K5.82%8.24%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.40%9.41%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.44%10.88%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K18.43%11.16%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K10.80%3.92%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K12.96%3.88%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 San Jose, CAPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Management, business, finance10.38%4.32%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science5.89%1.26%5.34%
 Community, social services0.96%0.00%1.67%
 Legal1.22%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library3.88%1.95%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.53%0.28%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology5.16%2.09%5.67%
 Healthcare support3.63%0.70%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.76%0.00%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving5.94%12.83%5.76%
 Building maintenance3.17%7.25%4.01%
 Personal care5.32%0.00%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support26.36%25.11%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.10%0.98%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair10.21%9.34%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving14.50%33.89%12.09%

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