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Economy in Charlotte, North Carolina

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EconomyCharlotte, NCUnited States
Unemployment Rate9.80%8.60%
Recent Job Growth-0.93%0.35%
Future Job Growth28.34%32.10%
Sales Taxes7.25%5.00%
Income Taxes7.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$29,689$26,154
Household Income$54,156$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K9.19%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K9.49%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K11.24%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K16.08%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K21.46%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K12.75%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K11.42%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K5.80%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K2.36%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.21%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations20.01%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations21.60%20.61%
Service11.26%14.45%
Sales and Office29.15%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.10%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance7.46%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving10.42%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Charlotte, NC, is 9.80%, with job growth of -0.93%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.34%.

Charlotte, NC Taxes

Charlotte, NC,sales tax rate is 7.25%. Income tax is 7.00%.

Charlotte, NC Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $29,689, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $54,156.


Charlotte Economy SperlingViews

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