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Economy in Birmingham, Alabama

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EconomyBirmingham, ALUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.30%6.30%
Recent Job Growth-0.96%1.18%
Future Job Growth30.80%36.10%
Sales Taxes10.00%6.00%
Income Taxes6.00%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 15K25.47%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K7.90%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K14.23%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K12.76%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K8.99%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.81%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K7.52%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K7.07%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K5.35%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K1.48%4.78%
Income greater than 200K1.44%4.64%
Management, business, finance10.18%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science2.96%5.24%
Community, social services1.83%1.66%
Education, library6.39%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.54%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.20%5.49%
Healthcare support4.02%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement2.04%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.95%5.61%
Building maintenance5.17%3.97%
Personal care3.58%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support26.06%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.17%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.11%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving14.59%12.10%

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

Birmingham, AL Taxes

Birmingham, AL,sales tax rate is 10.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Birmingham, AL Income and Salaries

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

Birmingham Economy SperlingViews

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