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The unemployment rate in Boston, Massachusetts, is 4.2%, with job growth of 1.45%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.71%.

Boston, Massachusetts Taxes
Boston, Massachusetts,sales tax rate is 6.25%. Income tax is 5.10%.

Boston, Massachusetts Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $34,770, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $54,485.

  ECONOMYBoston, MassachusettsUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.20%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  1.45%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  38.71%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.25%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.10%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $34,770$28,555
  Household Income  $54,485$53,482
  Family Median Income  $62,362$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.11%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.00%0.61%
  Construction  3.34%6.19%
  Manufacturing  4.39%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  1.45%2.72%
  Retail trade  8.40%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  2.72%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.43%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  7.19%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.97%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  11.68%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.07%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  4.45%4.27%
  Educational services  13.36%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  18.42%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  2.08%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.55%7.44%
  Other services  4.61%4.94%
  Public administration  4.37%4.80%
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Not for me - 3/13/2018
I wouldn't go near Boston unless you make or will make at least 150K a year. Better check the cost of living. Rent here is two or three times what it is in most US... (Read More)

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Historical, culture, - 2/7/2018
Very convenient to get around by foot.. car traffic is more difficult. Top on historic, preservation, like walking back in history. North End, Haymarket Square, Boston... (Read More)

Ya know what? - 1/11/2018
The worst thing about Boston is that it is so expensive. And you know why? Supply and demand: people want to live here. I don't understand all the bad reviews. ... (Read More)

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