Austin, Texas 

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Economy in Austin, Texas

Austin has an unemployment rate of 2.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Austin has seen the job market increase by 3.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 47.0%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Austin
- The Sales Tax Rate for Austin is 8.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Austin is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Austin
- The average income of a Austin resident is $32,672 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Austin resident is $55,216 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYAustin, TexasUnited States
  2.7%3.9%
  3.5%1.6%
  47.0%33.5%
  8.3%7.3%
  0.0%4.6%
  $37,888$31,177
  $63,717$57,652
  $82,020$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.4%0.6%
  7.0%6.2%
  7.1%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  10.3%11.6%
  2.2%4.1%
  0.6%0.9%
  3.0%2.1%
  4.3%4.7%
  2.9%1.9%
  11.8%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.6%4.3%
  10.9%9.3%
  9.8%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  9.3%7.4%
  5.4%4.9%
  5.9%4.8%
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    Reviews for Austin    428 Reviews
    Austin is AMAZING! - 5/31/2019
    I lived in Austin for 6 years and loved everyone. Of course, the weather is hot and humid but everything else is great. They have all the best restaurants and food. I... Read More

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    meh - 5/31/2019
    Been in Austin since 1998 so to most residents I'm practically a native. I've always been ambivalent about Austin - the weather can be crushing. It gets hot here and... Read More

    The truth vs the hype about Austin - 4/10/2019
    The only people who are happy in Austin are its repugnant millionaires. The job market here in virtually any sector besides tech is no better than the rest of the... Read More


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