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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Las Vegas, is 65% less than it is in San Jose and 5% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Las Vegas, NVSan Jose, CAUnited States
 Unemployment Rate7.20%4.50%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth3.53%3.34%1.59%
 Future Job Growth39.87%42.19%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.15%8.75%6.00%
 Income Taxes0.00%8.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$25,555$34,992$28,555
 Household Income$50,903$83,787$53,482
 Family Median Income$59,500$92,379$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Las Vegas, NVSan Jose, CAUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K12.55%7.70%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.09%3.55%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K11.07%6.72%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K10.79%6.53%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.65%6.64%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K8.16%5.82%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K11.07%8.40%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.53%12.44%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K11.46%18.43%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K4.15%10.80%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K3.49%12.96%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Las Vegas, NVSan Jose, CAUnited States
 Management, business, finance9.70%10.38%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science6.64%5.89%5.34%
 Community, social services0.72%0.96%1.67%
 Legal2.33%1.22%1.16%
 Education, library6.10%3.88%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.00%1.53%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology0.54%5.16%5.67%
 Healthcare support7.72%3.63%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement0.72%1.76%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving4.13%5.94%5.76%
 Building maintenance8.44%3.17%4.01%
 Personal care2.15%5.32%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support21.36%26.36%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%0.10%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair10.59%10.21%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving18.85%14.50%12.09%

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