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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

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
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  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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  4/25/2017
Nicest people on earth...

I moved to Austin almost 3 years ago from Los Angeles, CA. I had lived (miserably) in Portland, OR for 7 of the longest, dreariest, coldest, rainiest years of my life... (Read More)

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  4/2/2017
Too hot and too many Brogrammers + Yuppies

Austin is a pretty city for Texas. It actually has a nice flowing river and some interesting topography which most of Texas lacks. Unfortunately, it's still has the... (Read More)

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  3/26/2017
Austin-Too weird for me

I lived in Austin for 6 months. Moved back to Houston. Sure Houston is crowded, traffic is horrendous....but the cheaper cost of living makes it all worthwhile. Plus... (Read More)

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