San Rafael, California 

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Economy in San Rafael, California

San Rafael has an unemployment rate of 2.3%. The US average is 3.9%.

San Rafael has seen the job market increase by 1.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for San Rafael
- The Sales Tax Rate for San Rafael is 9.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for San Rafael 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 San Rafael
- The average income of a San Rafael resident is $46,075 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a San Rafael resident is $75,668 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYSan Rafael, CaliforniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate2.3%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth1.4%1.6%
  Future Job Growth33.1%33.5%
  Sales Taxes9.0%7.3%
  Income Tax9.3%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$53,278$31,177
  Household Income$85,931$57,652
  Family Median Income$113,308$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.4%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction5.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing4.6%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.6%2.7%
  Retail trade11.0%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing1.7%4.1%
  Utilities0.7%0.9%
  Information3.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.3%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.4%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services12.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs7.0%4.3%
  Educational services8.0%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance12.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.2%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.9%7.4%
  Other services7.9%4.9%
  Public administration3.8%4.8%
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    Reviews for San Rafael    7 Reviews
    Moderation is always good - 7/27/2012
    San Rafael is only 30 minutes from downtown San Francisco, but the weather is completely different. It's sunny most of the year, including in the summer when the city... Read More

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    Crime - 3/11/2010
    I feal very safe in this town. I think getting stopped for talking on your cell phone while driving is a big deal here. Thats about all I can... Read More

    San Rafael - 12/2/2008
    Cost of living too high. Unfriendly... Read More


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    ZIP CODES IN SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA
    94901 94903 94964

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