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Economy in Austin, Texas

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EconomyAustin, TXUnited States
Unemployment Rate3.50%6.30%
Recent Job Growth2.82%1.18%
Future Job Growth42.10%36.10%
Sales Taxes8.25%6.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$31,387$28,051
Household Income$52,431$53,046
Family Median Income$66,474$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K13.01%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K4.63%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K10.57%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K10.59%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K9.31%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.69%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K9.77%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K11.38%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K12.29%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K5.11%4.78%
Income greater than 200K5.66%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance17.13%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science9.43%5.24%
Community, social services1.70%1.66%
Legal1.87%1.17%
Education, library6.96%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment3.57%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology3.93%5.49%
Healthcare support1.51%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.32%2.24%
Food preparation, serving7.39%5.61%
Building maintenance4.27%3.97%
Personal care3.60%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support22.70%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.11%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair8.68%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving5.86%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Austin, TX, is 3.50%, with job growth of 2.82%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.10%.

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 $31,387, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $52,431.


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