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The unemployment rate in Oakland, California, is 5.80%, with job growth of 2.62%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.43%.

Oakland, California Taxes
Oakland, California,sales tax rate is 9.50%. Income tax is 8.00%.

Oakland, California Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $32,566, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,962.

  ECONOMYOakland, CaliforniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.80%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.62%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  39.43%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  9.50%6.00%
  Income Taxes  8.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $32,566$28,555
  Household Income  $52,962$53,482
  Family Median Income  $60,472$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.45%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.08%0.61%
  Construction  5.68%6.19%
  Manufacturing  6.44%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.07%2.72%
  Retail trade  9.29%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.32%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  3.17%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.30%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.20%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  10.61%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.07%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  5.44%4.27%
  Educational services  10.30%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.14%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.96%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.56%7.44%
  Other services  6.64%4.94%
  Public administration  3.77%4.80%


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