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Economy in Alexandria, Louisiana

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EconomyAlexandria, LAUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.20%6.30%
Recent Job Growth0.15%1.18%
Future Job Growth35.10%36.10%
Sales Taxes9.00%6.00%
Income Taxes4.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$20,871$28,051
Household Income$35,888$53,046
Family Median Income$44,375$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K20.35%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K9.48%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K13.13%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K11.73%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K8.64%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K6.91%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K8.25%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.12%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K7.68%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K2.19%4.78%
Income greater than 200K2.52%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance10.79%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science2.45%5.24%
Community, social services3.68%1.66%
Legal1.30%1.17%
Education, library6.42%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.59%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology8.26%5.49%
Healthcare support6.26%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement2.65%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.72%5.61%
Building maintenance3.62%3.97%
Personal care6.65%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support24.21%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.21%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair3.76%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving12.44%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Alexandria, LA, is 5.20%, with job growth of 0.15%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.10%.

Alexandria, LA Taxes

Alexandria, LA,sales tax rate is 9.00%. Income tax is 4.00%.

Alexandria, LA Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,871, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $35,888.


Alexandria Economy SperlingViews

Economy good here: The economy is picking up here because of the opening of a large company that makes railroad oil tanker cars. We're also seeing a positive influx of New Orleans area... (read more)Badly Divided City: Alexandria suffers from sitting at the crossroads of the northern and southern Louisiana cultures. It is badly divided along racial, religious, and political lines - to... (read more)Good Place to Live: Generally decent climate, fair cost of living, crime is an issue and the job market outside of medical and legal is moderate to low.

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