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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

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
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.48%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.04%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.35%1.67%
  Legal  1.59%1.16%
  Education, library  6.12%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.73%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.39%5.67%
  Healthcare support  1.08%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  3.11%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  6.02%5.76%
  Building maintenance  1.67%4.01%
  Personal care  3.02%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  22.09%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.92%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  13.54%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  17.85%12.09%

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  12/4/2014
Best Weather in The U.S. says PG&E

Years ago, I read in the PG&E newsletter included with the electric bill that Oakland has the least heating days and least air conditioning days of any city of it's size... (Read More)

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  4/22/2014
The New Face of Oakland

Oakland is rapidly changing from a working class city to one filled with tech refugees from the high priced San Francisco. The good news is we have more restaurants,... (Read More)

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  4/11/2014
Unsustainable cost of living

We are looking to move out of the San Francisco Bay Area, simply because we can't afford it. We would need to make a combined income of approximately $400,000 in order... (Read More)

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