Allentown, Pennsylvania 

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Economy in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Allentown has an unemployment rate of 6.8%. The US average is 3.9%.

Allentown has seen the job market increase by 0.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 23.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Allentown
- The Sales Tax Rate for Allentown is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Allentown is 4.4%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Allentown
- The average income of a Allentown resident is $17,483 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Allentown resident is $36,578 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYAllentown, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  6.3%3.7%
  0.5%1.6%
  23.8%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  4.4%4.6%
  $19,024$31,177
  $38,522$57,652
  $41,892$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.5%1.3%
  0.2%0.6%
  4.8%6.2%
  14.3%10.4%
  3.8%2.7%
  13.0%11.6%
  6.5%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  1.5%2.1%
  3.5%4.7%
  1.2%1.9%
  3.4%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  6.5%4.3%
  6.2%9.3%
  16.2%13.8%
  2.4%2.2%
  8.6%7.4%
  4.3%4.9%
  2.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Allentown    23 Reviews
    Lots to do here - 5/21/2015
    This is a beautiful place, kept clean by weekly street sweeping. A multitude of parks exist including the exceptional Rose Garden and sports fields, and people use them... Read More

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    weather - 12/6/2010
    If you like the changing seasons this is the place for you. In the summer it can get to the upper 90's. Winters are frigid with some heavy... Read More

    Great Place to Live - 4/26/2009
    Allentown is a great place to live and raise a family. We have lived in in a historic house in center city for the last 12 years and just love it. We have two children... Read More


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