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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

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

Alexandria, Louisiana Taxes
Alexandria, Louisiana,sales tax rate is 9.00%. Income tax is 4.00%.

Alexandria, Louisiana Income and Salaries

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

  ECONOMYAlexandria, LouisianaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.20%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  0.15%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  35.10%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  9.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.00%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 15K  20.35%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  9.48%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  13.13%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  11.73%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.64%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.91%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.25%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  9.12%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  7.68%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.19%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.52%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  10.79%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.45%5.24%
  Community, social services  3.68%1.66%
  Legal  1.30%1.17%
  Education, library  6.42%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.59%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  8.26%5.49%
  Healthcare support  6.26%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.65%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.72%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.62%3.97%
  Personal care  6.65%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.21%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.21%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  3.76%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  12.44%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
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... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
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... (read more)
nice place to live
Alexandria and the surrounding area have really grown over the past few years. New subdivisions seem to be popping up everywhere. The west side of town is especially... (read more)
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