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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Philadelphia, is 22% less than it is in Houston and 43% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Philadelphia, PAHouston, TXUnited States
 Unemployment Rate6.90%4.90%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth2.19%0.79%1.59%
 Future Job Growth37.47%36.68%37.98%
 Sales Taxes8.00%8.25%6.00%
 Income Taxes7.00%0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$22,542$27,938$28,555
 Household Income$37,460$45,728$53,482
 Family Median Income$46,470$50,369$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Philadelphia, PAHouston, TXUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K22.63%14.93%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K6.77%6.52%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K12.26%12.23%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K10.64%10.93%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K8.86%8.94%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.27%7.48%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.41%8.66%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K9.14%9.70%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K8.52%10.03%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K2.87%4.39%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K2.63%6.20%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Philadelphia, PAHouston, TXUnited States
 Management, business, finance11.92%13.45%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science4.55%6.23%5.34%
 Community, social services2.67%1.12%1.67%
 Legal1.84%1.73%1.16%
 Education, library6.09%4.97%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment2.04%1.74%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology6.78%4.39%5.67%
 Healthcare support4.28%2.36%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement3.73%1.83%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving6.45%6.22%5.76%
 Building maintenance4.81%5.97%4.01%
 Personal care4.54%3.10%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support24.15%22.18%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.09%0.21%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair5.49%11.96%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving10.57%12.55%12.09%

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