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Economy in Seattle, Washington

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EconomySeattle, WAUnited States
Unemployment Rate4.00%6.30%
Recent Job Growth2.64%1.18%
Future Job Growth41.30%36.10%
Sales Taxes9.50%6.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$42,369$28,051
Household Income$63,470$53,046
Family Median Income$93,346$64,585
Income Less Than 15K11.97%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K3.82%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K8.16%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K8.09%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K8.17%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K7.47%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K9.58%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K12.24%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K15.40%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K6.82%4.78%
Income greater than 200K8.29%4.64%
Management, business, finance19.79%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science11.97%5.24%
Community, social services2.30%1.66%
Education, library6.68%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment5.10%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.20%5.49%
Healthcare support1.52%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement1.05%2.24%
Food preparation, serving6.61%5.61%
Building maintenance2.50%3.97%
Personal care3.54%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support20.07%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.21%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair3.77%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving6.13%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Seattle, WA, is 4.00%, with job growth of 2.64%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.30%.

Seattle, WA Taxes

Seattle, WA,sales tax rate is 9.50%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Seattle, WA Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $42,369, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $63,470.

Seattle Economy SperlingViews

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