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Economy in Tucson, Arizona

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EconomyTucson, AZUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.90%6.30%
Recent Job Growth0.98%1.18%
Future Job Growth36.10%36.10%
Sales Taxes8.10%6.00%
Income Taxes3.36%4.72%
Income per Cap.$20,393$28,051
Household Income$36,939$53,046
Family Median Income$47,201$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K19.82%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K7.05%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K14.32%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K12.19%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.38%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.94%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K8.66%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.85%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K7.71%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K1.91%4.78%
Income greater than 200K1.17%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance10.51%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science5.77%5.24%
Community, social services1.97%1.66%
Legal0.85%1.17%
Education, library6.54%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment2.01%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology4.87%5.49%
Healthcare support3.09%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement2.67%2.24%
Food preparation, serving7.42%5.61%
Building maintenance5.45%3.97%
Personal care4.68%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support26.18%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.11%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair9.19%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving8.72%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Tucson, AZ, is 5.90%, with job growth of 0.98%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.10%.

Tucson, AZ Taxes

Tucson, AZ,sales tax rate is 8.10%. Income tax is 3.36%.

Tucson, AZ Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,393, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $36,939.


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