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Economy in Charlotte, North Carolina

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EconomyCharlotte, NCUnited States
Unemployment Rate5.30%6.30%
Recent Job Growth1.85%1.18%
Future Job Growth38.40%36.10%
Sales Taxes7.25%6.00%
Income Taxes5.80%4.72%
Income per Cap.$31,653$28,051
Household Income$52,916$53,046
Family Median Income$63,410$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K11.62%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K4.67%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K10.64%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K10.72%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.58%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K8.72%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K10.27%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K11.42%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K12.12%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K4.59%4.78%
Income greater than 200K5.67%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance18.50%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science5.92%5.24%
Community, social services1.74%1.66%
Legal1.31%1.17%
Education, library5.40%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment2.21%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology4.64%5.49%
Healthcare support2.03%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.56%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.16%5.61%
Building maintenance3.68%3.97%
Personal care2.87%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support26.09%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.15%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair7.37%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving10.37%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Charlotte, NC, is 5.30%, with job growth of 1.85%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.40%.

Charlotte, NC Taxes

Charlotte, NC,sales tax rate is 7.25%. Income tax is 5.80%.

Charlotte, NC Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $31,653, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,916.


Charlotte Economy SperlingViews

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