Ithaca, New York 

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Economy in Ithaca, New York

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

Ithaca has seen the job market increase by 2.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 27.9%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Ithaca
- The Sales Tax Rate for Ithaca is 8.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Ithaca is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Ithaca
- The average income of a Ithaca resident is $16,718 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Ithaca resident is $30,318 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYIthaca, New YorkUnited States
  Unemployment Rate4.2%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth2.8%1.6%
  Future Job Growth27.9%33.5%
  Sales Taxes8.0%7.3%
  Income Taxes0.06450.046
  Income per Cap.$18,985$31,177
  Household Income$31,967$57,652
  Family Median Income$79,375$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.6%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction1.4%6.2%
  Manufacturing3.7%10.4%
  Wholesale trade0.3%2.7%
  Retail trade9.2%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.3%2.1%
  Finance and insurance1.7%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.5%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services6.1%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs1.4%4.3%
  Educational services44.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance5.9%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation4.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.2%7.4%
  Other services4.0%4.9%
  Public administration2.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Ithaca    29 Reviews
    Ithaca is great (if you don't want to date). - 4/27/2018
    I think Ithaca is a superb community. The city is beautiful, there are tons of things to do and it's a hub for learning. The natural surroundings are exquisite. Parks... Read More

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    Ithaca NY - 3/17/2018
    Ithaca is the best little liberal town in America. The people are amazing and it’s a beautiful... Read More

    mixed review - 9/5/2013
    I moved to Ithaca from the southeastern US to escape red America at the height of the Bush era, both to find a community where I felt more at home and to find a good... Read More


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