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 Taxes0.060.046
  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    311 Reviews
    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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    Population growth is destroying Atlanta metro - 12/27/2018
    The Atlanta metro area is being ravaged by absurdly fast population growth. I don't even believe the official statistics at this point. I know this is a cliched thing to... Read More

    Population growth is destroying Atlanta metro - 12/27/2018
    The Atlanta metro area is being ravaged by absurdly fast population growth. I don't even believe the official statistics at this point. I know this is a cliched thing to... Read More


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