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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Rhode Island, Rhode Island, is 5.10%, with job growth of 1.60%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.10%.

Rhode Island, Rhode Island Taxes
Rhode Island, Rhode Island,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 3.75%.

Rhode Island, Rhode Island Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $30,765, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $56,423.


  ECONOMYRhode Island, Rhode IslandUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.10%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  1.60%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  38.10%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  3.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $30,765$28,555
  Household Income  $56,423$53,482
  Family Median Income  $73,217$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  13.27%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  4.95%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.99%1.67%
  Legal  1.15%1.16%
  Education, library  7.10%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.89%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.08%5.67%
  Healthcare support  3.62%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.37%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  7.00%5.76%
  Building maintenance  3.53%4.01%
  Personal care  3.69%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.58%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.25%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  6.94%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  11.59%12.09%

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  6/6/2015
BEAUTIFUL BUT EXPENSIVE

RHODE ISLAND HAS BEAUTIFUL OCEAN BEACHES, OUTSTANDING COLONIAL ARCHECTURE AND GREAT NATURAL BEAUTY OUTSIDE THE MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS. WITHIN THE CITIES, WELL-KEPT... (Read More)

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  1/16/2014
RI is Unfriendly

I lived in RI for 20 years and have moved to Massachusetts. Thankfully I left this state. Although Providence has some residents from elsewhere due to the colleges, the... (Read More)

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  10/3/2013
Nothing is perfect

I moved to Rhode Island two years ago, and I do not understand why so many residents on these forums are so negative about the state. I've lived in Florida (Miami),... (Read More)

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