Fresno, CA Economy


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Fresno, CA is a popular city in California due to its accessibility and affordability. The two bedroom rent in Fresno is just under $1,330 per month making it an attractive option for those looking for housing. Similarly, the grocery cost index in Fresno is 99 compared to 100 on the national level indicating that the price of goods is relatively cheaper than other places in the country. Several local companies including Valley Yellow Pages, Pacific Southwest Building Supply and Fresno Beverage Company are based out of this thriving city. All this combined make Fresno an ideal place to live with a cost of living that won't break your budget.

Fresno has an unemployment rate of 7.9%. The US average is 6.0%.

Fresno has seen the job market increase by 2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 32.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Fresno
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fresno is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fresno is 9.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Fresno
- The average income of a Fresno resident is $19,226 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fresno resident is $57,211 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.

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I'm not gonna say this city is terrible, but it certainly has many issues that need to be taken care of and unfortunately the city council has done a poor job keeping up  More

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I've lived in Fresno my entire life and when I became an adult, I began to realize how much being a resident here really sucks, it might be cheaper than most other  More

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Lived here since 2002. I may be flamed for this, but.. total dump and I would rate 0 stars if I could. You only really move here to move out. As good as a gas stop.  More

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