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The unemployment rate in Roanoke, Virginia, is 4.10%, with job growth of -0.56%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 34.79%.

Roanoke, Virginia Taxes
Roanoke, Virginia,sales tax rate is 5.30%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Roanoke, Virginia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $23,565, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $39,530.

  ECONOMYRoanoke, VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.10%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  -0.56%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  34.79%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  5.30%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $23,565$28,555
  Household Income  $39,530$53,482
  Family Median Income  $50,677$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.20%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.22%0.61%
  Construction  5.13%6.19%
  Manufacturing  9.28%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.46%2.72%
  Retail trade  12.84%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.65%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.59%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  5.55%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.43%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  4.53%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.04%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.09%4.27%
  Educational services  7.36%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  18.22%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.22%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  12.10%7.44%
  Other services  4.72%4.94%
  Public administration  4.11%4.80%


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