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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Albany, is 33% less than it is in Boston and 30% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Albany, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.90%4.20%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.25%1.45%1.59%
 Future Job Growth37.61%38.71%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.00%6.25%6.00%
 Income Taxes6.45%5.10%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$24,342$34,770$28,555
 Household Income$41,099$54,485$53,482
 Family Median Income$59,798$62,362$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Albany, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K20.97%19.47%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K7.06%5.02%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K11.42%8.27%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K9.39%7.14%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K7.32%6.88%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.92%6.35%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.45%8.47%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K11.00%10.65%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K10.26%13.68%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K3.60%6.38%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K1.61%7.71%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Albany, NYBoston, MAUnited States
 Management, business, finance11.11%9.47%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science7.41%3.31%5.34%
 Community, social services0.00%2.00%1.67%
 Legal0.00%0.36%1.16%
 Education, library11.11%8.17%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.00%2.00%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology0.00%6.12%5.67%
 Healthcare support0.00%3.15%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement0.00%1.96%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving7.41%9.33%5.76%
 Building maintenance3.70%5.52%4.01%
 Personal care3.70%3.71%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support11.11%22.66%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%0.71%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair3.70%6.15%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving40.74%15.38%12.09%

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good times city living: I moved to the South End sector of the city 10 years ago after living i the suburb of Norwell for 15 years. I am close to everything so very walkable for everything I... (read more)

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