Atlanta, Georgia 

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Economy in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta has an unemployment rate of 4.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

Atlanta has seen the job market increase by 2.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 46.8%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Atlanta
- The Sales Tax Rate for Atlanta is 8.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Atlanta is 6.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

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

  ECONOMYAtlanta, GeorgiaUnited States
  4.2%3.9%
  2.9%1.6%
  46.8%33.5%
  8.8%7.3%
  6.0%4.6%
  $40,595$31,177
  $51,701$57,652
  $68,243$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.1%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  2.9%6.2%
  4.9%10.4%
  2.7%2.7%
  9.7%11.6%
  4.9%4.1%
  0.5%0.9%
  3.8%2.1%
  5.5%4.7%
  2.8%1.9%
  14.9%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.9%4.3%
  12.0%9.3%
  10.0%13.8%
  2.6%2.2%
  8.8%7.4%
  4.6%4.9%
  4.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Atlanta    313 Reviews
    Atlanta getting worse - 7/7/2019
    I have lived in Atlanta for 30 years and plan to leave soon. Atlanta was good when I first came here but has declined into an over-crowded, hyper-fast-paced, expensive,... Read More

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    It calls itself a city. - 4/27/2019
    Hot, humid, with some of the heaviest traffic in the United States, cultural life meager, modest public transportation, parks in scarce supply, a great big suburb... Read More

    Atlanta Great Place to Live - 1/6/2019
    Atlanta is an incredibly exciting and very progressive city. Having lived all over the world myself, I believe it is among the best. You need not compare it to other... Read More


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