Economy in Dallas, Texas

Dallas has an unemployment rate of 3.9%. The US average is 5.2%.

Dallas has seen the job market increase by 3.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.3%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Dallas
- The Sales Tax Rate for Dallas is 8.3%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Dallas is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Dallas
- The average income of a Dallas resident is $27,917 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Dallas resident is $43,359 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYDallas, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.9%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth3.1%1.6%
  Future Job Growth42.3%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.3%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$27,917$28,555
  Household Income$43,359$53,482
  Family Median Income$46,479$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.6%0.6%
  Construction9.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing8.0%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.9%2.7%
  Retail trade10.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.2%2.1%
  Finance and insurance6.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs6.8%4.3%
  Educational services6.7%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance11.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.2%7.4%
  Other services5.6%4.9%
  Public administration1.9%4.8%
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    DFW is my kind of place but probably not for all - 7/30/2018
    Every time I've visited Dallas/Ft. Worth (mainly for work) I've been impressed. People are pretty straightforward and direct and there's not a lot of BS in the workplace... Read More

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    Much better locations in USA - 7/9/2018
    Funny listening to these good ole Texas boys defend the dang city that they and their families hale from. Dallas is a SEGREGATED city of haves and have nots. Not a... Read More

    Not Top 10 but good enough and close - 6/6/2018
    I'm a native Texas boy, home grown and have family all across the state. Hell, I went to school in Dallas... the "well known" one...take a guess where? And while I... Read More


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