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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
  Management, business, finance  10.46%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  7.91%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.47%1.67%
  Legal  0.40%1.16%
  Education, library  11.03%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  3.24%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.65%5.67%
  Healthcare support  1.91%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.48%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  12.66%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.93%4.01%
  Personal care  6.29%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  21.95%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.59%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  4.68%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  6.38%12.09%


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