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Economy in Alexandria, Louisiana

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EconomyAlexandria, LAUnited States
Unemployment Rate6.20%8.60%
Recent Job Growth-1.37%0.35%
Future Job Growth31.06%32.10%
Sales Taxes9.00%5.00%
Income Taxes4.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$21,757$26,154
Household Income$35,855$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K22.16%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K13.60%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K13.30%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K14.77%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K15.55%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K8.37%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K7.17%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K3.33%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K1.59%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.15%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations10.43%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations22.72%20.61%
Service22.03%14.45%
Sales and Office28.22%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.23%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance6.52%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving9.85%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Alexandria, LA, is 6.20%, with job growth of -1.37%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.06%.

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 $21,757, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $35,855.


Alexandria Economy SperlingViews

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