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The unemployment rate in Austin, Texas, is 2.90%, with job growth of 3.02%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 43.13%.

Austin, Texas Taxes
Austin, Texas,sales tax rate is 8.25%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Austin, Texas Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $32,672, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $55,216.

  ECONOMYAustin, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  2.90%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  3.02%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  43.13%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  0.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $32,672$28,555
  Household Income  $55,216$53,482
  Family Median Income  $71,230$65,443
  Income Less Than 15K  12.27%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  4.49%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  9.56%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.27%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  9.02%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.60%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.02%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.86%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  13.22%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  5.41%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  6.27%5.03%
  Management, business, finance  17.66%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  9.47%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.66%1.67%
  Legal  1.93%1.16%
  Education, library  7.20%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  3.68%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  4.20%5.67%
  Healthcare support  1.67%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.27%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  7.23%5.76%
  Building maintenance  4.09%4.01%
  Personal care  3.53%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  22.41%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.11%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  7.86%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  6.05%12.09%


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