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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in Seattle, is 24% more than it is in Las Vegas and 21% above the National Average.
ECONOMY
 Seattle, WALas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.00%7.20%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.69%3.53%1.59%
 Future Job Growth39.38%39.87%37.98%
 Sales Taxes9.60%8.15%6.00%
 Income Taxes0.00%0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$44,167$25,555$28,555
 Household Income$67,365$50,903$53,482
 Family Median Income$99,597$59,500$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 Seattle, WALas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K11.56%12.55%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K3.86%5.09%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K7.42%11.07%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K7.70%10.79%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K7.82%9.65%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K7.03%8.16%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K9.01%11.07%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K12.13%12.53%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K15.87%11.46%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K8.03%4.15%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K9.57%3.49%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 Seattle, WALas Vegas, NVUnited States
 Management, business, finance9.92%9.70%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science2.08%6.64%5.34%
 Community, social services0.48%0.72%1.67%
 Legal0.98%2.33%1.16%
 Education, library5.33%6.10%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.15%0.00%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology4.62%0.54%5.67%
 Healthcare support2.80%7.72%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement1.19%0.72%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving5.40%4.13%5.76%
 Building maintenance3.68%8.44%4.01%
 Personal care9.23%2.15%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support23.58%21.36%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.22%0.00%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair12.24%10.59%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving17.12%18.85%12.09%

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