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Phoenix, Arizona
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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Portland, is 2% less than it is in Phoenix and 17% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Portland, MEPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Unemployment Rate3.00%5.50%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth-0.64%3.17%1.59%
 Future Job Growth35.71%40.84%37.98%
 Sales Taxes5.50%8.60%6.00%
 Income Taxes7.15%3.36%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$29,445$24,057$28,555
 Household Income$45,865$46,881$53,482
 Family Median Income$65,992$53,976$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Portland, MEPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K19.03%14.57%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K5.22%5.74%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K10.95%11.67%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K9.13%10.86%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.43%9.67%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.66%8.24%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K8.48%9.41%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.12%10.88%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K10.58%11.16%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K4.07%3.92%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K3.34%3.88%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Portland, MEPhoenix, AZUnited States
 Management, business, finance10.37%4.32%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science1.54%1.26%5.34%
 Community, social services1.95%0.00%1.67%
 Legal1.14%0.00%1.16%
 Education, library11.10%1.95%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment4.05%0.28%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology5.11%2.09%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.51%0.70%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement6.81%0.00%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving6.24%12.83%5.76%
 Building maintenance1.54%7.25%4.01%
 Personal care7.70%0.00%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support22.20%25.11%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%0.98%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair8.43%9.34%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving9.32%33.89%12.09%

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