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Economy in Austin, Texas

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EconomyAustin, TXUnited States
Unemployment Rate6.40%8.60%
Recent Job Growth0.94%0.35%
Future Job Growth35.48%32.10%
Sales Taxes8.25%5.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$29,411$26,154
Household Income$52,671$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K11.03%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K9.54%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K11.51%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K15.58%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K20.18%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K12.50%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K11.51%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K5.84%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K2.13%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.19%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations16.93%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations28.01%20.61%
Service12.49%14.45%
Sales and Office26.04%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.14%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance8.21%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving8.19%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Austin, TX, is 6.40%, with job growth of 0.94%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.48%.

Austin, TX Taxes

Austin, TX,sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Austin, TX Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $29,411, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,671.


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