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Atlanta, Georgia
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Atlanta, is 17% less than it is in Boston and 15% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate5.90%4.20%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth2.21%1.45%1.59%
 Future Job Growth38.52%38.71%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.00%6.25%6.00%
 Income Taxes6.00%5.10%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$35,719$34,770$28,555
 Household Income$46,439$54,485$53,482
 Family Median Income$58,208$62,362$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K19.97%19.47%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.82%5.02%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K10.02%8.27%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K8.83%7.14%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K7.87%6.88%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K6.90%6.35%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K7.82%8.47%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K9.21%10.65%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K10.37%13.68%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K4.84%6.38%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K8.35%7.71%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Atlanta, GABoston, MAUnited States
 Management, business, finance21.60%9.47%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science7.16%3.31%5.34%
 Community, social services1.62%2.00%1.67%
 Legal3.60%0.36%1.16%
 Education, library7.52%8.17%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment4.44%2.00%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology4.80%6.12%5.67%
 Healthcare support1.12%3.15%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.66%1.96%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving6.28%9.33%5.76%
 Building maintenance3.00%5.52%4.01%
 Personal care3.17%3.71%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support23.06%22.66%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.12%0.71%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair3.62%6.15%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving7.24%15.38%12.09%

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