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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Flagstaff, Arizona, is 4.60%, with job growth of 1.86%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.10%.

Flagstaff, Arizona Taxes
Flagstaff, Arizona,sales tax rate is 8.45%. Income tax is 3.36%.

Flagstaff, Arizona Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $23,873, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $48,676.

  ECONOMYFlagstaff, ArizonaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.60%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.86%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  39.10%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  8.45%6.00%
  Income Taxes  3.36%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $23,873$28,051
  Household Income  $48,676$53,046
  Family Median Income  $67,302$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  16.83%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  3.27%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.47%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.65%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.65%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  8.22%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  9.76%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  10.54%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  13.57%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.38%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.68%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.35%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  5.30%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.83%1.66%
  Legal  0.77%1.17%
  Education, library  8.24%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.69%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.66%5.49%
  Healthcare support  1.99%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.51%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  9.40%5.61%
  Building maintenance  4.33%3.97%
  Personal care  5.55%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.05%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.50%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.92%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  9.92%12.10%

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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
re: Living in Flagstaff - 3/10/2010
So Sorry to hear about that. What kind of work do you want to... (read more)
re: Living in Flagstaff - 3/10/2010
Flagstaff employers have a habit of preferring out of town or out of state folks to hire. It makes it difficult for locals who have been laid off or lost their jobs to... (read more)
re: Living in Flagstaff - 3/10/2010
"Employers would rather hire two students at very low wages than one experienced,quality person." Were you really expecting different from a college town? I'm from... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Retired and loving Flagstaff
My wife and I retired to Flagstaff in 2012. Our search criterion was for a college town to add culture, good medical facilities, four seasons, within two hours of major... (read more)
Climate change; quality of living
I'm afraid these postings are from 2008. I have lived here 23 years and consider the city to be deteriorating. There is very little winter and more and more wind. It has... (read more)
re: Flagged Out - 5/12/2009
Amen to that! Local gov sells its soul for tourists, doesn't give a damn about the... (read more)
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