Raleigh, North Carolina 

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Economy in Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh has an unemployment rate of 3.5%. The US average is 3.9%.

Raleigh has seen the job market increase by 3.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 44.2%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Raleigh
- The Sales Tax Rate for Raleigh is 7.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Raleigh is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Raleigh
- The average income of a Raleigh resident is $31,169 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Raleigh resident is $54,581 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYRaleigh, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.5%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth3.0%1.6%
  Future Job Growth44.2%33.5%
  Sales Taxes7.3%7.3%
  Income Taxes0.054990.046
  Income per Cap.$35,094$31,177
  Household Income$61,505$57,652
  Family Median Income$77,839$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction6.0%6.2%
  Manufacturing7.5%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.5%2.7%
  Retail trade10.9%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing2.8%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.5%2.1%
  Finance and insurance5.5%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.1%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services12.5%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs5.5%4.3%
  Educational services9.7%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance11.8%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.3%7.4%
  Other services4.5%4.9%
  Public administration5.2%4.8%
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    Reviews for Raleigh    222 Reviews
    Why We Said No to Raleigh and Yes to Wilmington NC - 12/31/2018
    Better weather, great eats, funky historic neighborhoods walking distance to downtown... an artsy vibe, brew pubs and dog parks. This was what we were hoping to find in... Read More

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    Living & Working in Raleigh is For Me - 9/23/2018
    Living in Raleigh has been wonderful for my family and my business. As a roofing contractor, we are able to help our community protect their most valuable asset, their... Read More

    Worst experience ever - 6/17/2018
    I have lived in 10+ different cities throughout my life (London, SF, NYC, Chicago etc) and move to Raleigh for a work opportunity. Worst decision I have ever made. First... Read More


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