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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Boston, is 3% more than it is in Charleston and 2% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Boston, MACharleston, SCUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.20%4.40%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.45%2.98%1.59%
 Future Job Growth38.71%41.55%37.98%
 Sales Taxes6.25%8.50%6.00%
 Income Taxes5.10%7.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$34,770$33,117$28,555
 Household Income$54,485$52,971$53,482
 Family Median Income$62,362$76,030$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Boston, MACharleston, SCUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K19.47%15.75%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.02%5.11%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K8.27%9.78%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K7.14%8.20%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K6.88%8.95%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K6.35%6.92%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.47%8.98%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K10.65%11.98%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K13.68%12.71%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K6.38%5.05%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K7.71%6.59%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Boston, MACharleston, SCUnited States
 Management, business, finance9.47%15.91%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science3.31%6.54%5.34%
 Community, social services2.00%1.88%1.67%
 Legal0.36%1.77%1.16%
 Education, library8.17%6.83%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment2.00%2.96%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology6.12%8.92%5.67%
 Healthcare support3.15%2.16%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.96%2.40%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving9.33%7.94%5.76%
 Building maintenance5.52%3.58%4.01%
 Personal care3.71%4.26%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support22.66%23.17%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.71%0.25%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair6.15%4.55%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving15.38%6.88%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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