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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
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  15.38%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.79%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  9.93%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  8.76%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  7.54%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.57%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.47%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  10.36%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  12.75%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  5.96%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  7.50%5.03%
  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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  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Best Weather in The U.S. says PG&E
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
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)
The Real Oakland
The real Oakland is not what the media portrays. It is a beautiful city. The topography is awesome. Oakland is one of the most diverse cities in the... (read more)
Dining and Culture in the East Bay
One does not have to venture over the Bay Bridge to "the City"(San Francisco) for a night out. Oakland has more than it's fair share of first class restaurants (Oliveto,... (read more)
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