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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
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.19%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.06%0.61%
  Construction  4.02%6.19%
  Manufacturing  6.67%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.03%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.66%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.49%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.88%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  4.42%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.68%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  6.73%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.06%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.79%4.27%
  Educational services  10.02%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  20.30%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.30%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  7.80%7.44%
  Other services  4.79%4.94%
  Public administration  6.34%4.80%
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  12/17/2017
Expensive!

The cost of living numbers on here are deceiving. Philly itself is such a large city that the cheap, crime-ridden neighborhoods outweigh the safe, expensive... (Read More)

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  2/17/2016
Crime review in Philadelphia areas 19134, 19146, 1

I would like to know how these 3 areas are when it comes to crime rates. Looking for purchase a home and wasn't exactly sure of how these 3 areas rate. Thank you.... (Read More)

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  2/18/2015
Looking to move from Philadelphia, Pa

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