St. Louis, Missouri 

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Economy in St. Louis, Missouri

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

St. Louis has seen the job market increase by 3.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.8%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for St. Louis
- The Sales Tax Rate for St. Louis is 8.7%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for St. Louis is 7.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for St. Louis
- The average income of a St. Louis resident is $23,244 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a St. Louis resident is $34,800 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYSt. Louis, MissouriUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.9%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth3.3%1.6%
  Future Job Growth40.8%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.7%6.0%
  Income Taxes7.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$23,244$28,555
  Household Income$34,800$53,482
  Family Median Income$44,758$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction3.8%6.2%
  Manufacturing8.0%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.5%2.7%
  Retail trade9.1%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.5%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.7%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.0%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services6.8%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.7%4.3%
  Educational services10.4%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance17.1%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation3.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services10.4%7.4%
  Other services5.0%4.9%
  Public administration0.054590.04801
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    Reviews for St. Louis    106 Reviews
    Undiscovered Gem - 2/11/2017
    So much culture, either completely free or very low cost, and of a quality that you would expect in a much larger city. Major food city, James Beard award winners every... Read More

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    ST Louis is The worst place to live. EVER!!!!!!!!! - 7/27/2016
    ST Louis is The worst place to live, especially if you have young children. Your children 3+? you Ok, but there is only so many times you can go to the zoo, Magic... Read More

    St. Louis City - 4/13/2015
    Best kept secret. Incredibly affordable and accessable. Beautiful neighborhoods with tree lined streets and quality historic brick homes. Art galleries, theatre and live... Read More


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