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The unemployment rate in Raleigh, North Carolina, is 4.3%, with job growth of 3.48%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.66%.

Raleigh, North Carolina Taxes
Raleigh, North Carolina,sales tax rate is 6.75%. Income tax is 5.75%.

Raleigh, North Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $31,169, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $54,581.

  ECONOMYRaleigh, North CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.30%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  3.48%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  42.66%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.75%6.00%
  Income Taxes  5.75%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $31,169$28,555
  Household Income  $54,581$53,482
  Family Median Income  $68,732$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  0.17%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.06%0.61%
  Construction  5.96%6.19%
  Manufacturing  7.54%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.50%2.72%
  Retail trade  10.93%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  2.82%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  2.49%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  5.49%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  2.06%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  12.46%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.03%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  5.52%4.27%
  Educational services  9.71%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  11.77%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.98%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  8.27%7.44%
  Other services  4.53%4.94%
  Public administration  5.22%4.80%
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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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BORING suburban sprawl - 3/27/2017
I am stuck here due to my husbands job and there isn't more than a week that goes by that I'm not in tears because of this. There was never a lot of character to... (Read More)

news=the north won - 12/21/2016
the level of hatred of Northerners was a surprise to us (you like our money though). The drivers here have no courtesy toward others on the road, refuse to signal and... (Read More)

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