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The unemployment rate in Arcata, California, is 5.20%, with job growth of 0.94%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.68%.

Arcata, California Taxes
Arcata, California,sales tax rate is 8.75%. Income tax is 8.00%.

Arcata, California Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $18,681, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $30,244.

  ECONOMYArcata, CaliforniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.20%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.94%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  36.68%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.75%6.00%
  Income Taxes  8.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $18,681$28,555
  Household Income  $30,244$53,482
  Family Median Income  $45,728$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  2.41%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.00%0.61%
  Construction  3.01%6.19%
  Manufacturing  3.76%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.21%2.72%
  Retail trade  13.27%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  1.18%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.98%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  1.00%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.29%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  7.70%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.00%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  2.33%4.27%
  Educational services  22.36%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  13.62%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  4.11%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  13.30%7.44%
  Other services  2.65%4.94%
  Public administration  2.65%4.80%


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