Atlanta, Georgia 

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Economy in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta has an unemployment rate of 5.9%. The US average is 5.2%.

Atlanta has seen the job market increase by 2.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.5%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Atlanta
- The Sales Tax Rate for Atlanta is 8.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Atlanta is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Atlanta
- The average income of a Atlanta resident is $35,719 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Atlanta resident is $46,439 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYAtlanta, GeorgiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.9%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.2%1.6%
  Future Job Growth38.5%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes6.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$35,719$28,555
  Household Income$46,439$53,482
  Family Median Income$58,208$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.1%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction2.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing4.9%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.7%2.7%
  Retail trade9.7%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.9%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information3.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.5%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services14.9%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.9%4.3%
  Educational services12.0%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance10.0%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.8%7.4%
  Other services4.6%4.9%
  Public administration4.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Atlanta    305 Reviews
    No straight roads. - 8/1/2018
    I have had the pleasure of living in 11 different states which now includes GA. These have all been major cities. I have also visited an additional 29 states over the... Read More

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    The "A" is NOT all that it's cracked up to be!! - 6/5/2018
    The "A" is NOT all that it's cracked up to be!! Why? Cost of living, auto insurance, traffic, drivers, people, roads, pay, lenox mall, transit, buckhead, atmosphere,... Read More

    Small town wants to be big city - 3/12/2018
    Here's the real about Atlanta. To sum it up its kid who thinks they're grown cause they're in high school but compared to the juniors and seniors is still a wet behind... Read More


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