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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is 6.90%, with job growth of 2.19%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.47%.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Taxes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,sales tax rate is 8.00%. Income tax is 7.00%.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $22,542, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $37,460.


  ECONOMYPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.90%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.19%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  37.47%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  7.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $22,542$28,555
  Household Income  $37,460$53,482
  Family Median Income  $46,470$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.92%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.55%5.34%
  Community, social services  2.67%1.67%
  Legal  1.84%1.16%
  Education, library  6.09%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  2.04%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.78%5.67%
  Healthcare support  4.28%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  3.73%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  6.45%5.76%
  Building maintenance  4.81%4.01%
  Personal care  4.54%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.15%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.09%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  5.49%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  10.57%12.09%

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  2/17/2016
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