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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Atlanta, Georgia, is 5.9%, with job growth of 2.21%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.52%.

Atlanta, Georgia Taxes
Atlanta, Georgia,sales tax rate is 8.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Atlanta, Georgia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $35,719, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $46,439.


  ECONOMYAtlanta, GeorgiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.90%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.21%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  38.52%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  8.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.60%
  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, hunting  0.14%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.02%0.61%
  Construction  2.94%6.19%
  Manufacturing  4.94%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.66%2.72%
  Retail trade  9.69%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.87%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  3.83%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  5.53%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.79%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  14.94%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.12%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.88%4.27%
  Educational services  11.98%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  9.95%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.64%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.82%7.44%
  Other services  4.63%4.94%
  Public administration  4.13%4.80%
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High violent crime rate, traffic, hot, and low pay - 11/18/2017
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