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The unemployment rate in Birmingham, Alabama, is 7.30%, with job growth of -0.96%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.80%.

Birmingham, Alabama Taxes
Birmingham, Alabama,sales tax rate is 10.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Birmingham, Alabama Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $19,615, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $31,467.

  ECONOMYBirmingham, AlabamaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  7.30%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.96%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  30.80%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  10.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $19,615$28,051
  Household Income  $31,467$53,046
  Family Median Income  $37,955$64,585
  Income Less Than 15K  25.47%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  7.90%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  14.23%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  12.76%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.99%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.81%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.52%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  7.07%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  5.35%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.48%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  1.44%4.64%
  Management, business, finance  10.18%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.96%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.83%1.66%
  Legal  1.23%1.17%
  Education, library  6.39%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.54%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.20%5.49%
  Healthcare support  4.02%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.04%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.95%5.61%
  Building maintenance  5.17%3.97%
  Personal care  3.58%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  26.06%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.17%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.11%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  14.59%12.10%


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