Salt Lake City, Utah 

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Economy in Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake City has an unemployment rate of 3.8%. The US average is 5.2%.

Salt Lake City has seen the job market increase by 2.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.4%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Salt Lake City
- The Sales Tax Rate for Salt Lake City is 6.9%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Salt Lake City is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Salt Lake City
- The average income of a Salt Lake City resident is $28,428 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Salt Lake City resident is $45,833 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYSalt Lake City, UtahUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.8%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.1%1.6%
  Future Job Growth40.4%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.9%6.0%
  Income Taxes5.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$28,428$28,555
  Household Income$45,833$53,482
  Family Median Income$62,236$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.4%0.6%
  Construction4.2%6.2%
  Manufacturing9.2%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.6%2.7%
  Retail trade10.3%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.6%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.6%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs4.9%4.3%
  Educational services14.1%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance12.5%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation3.0%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.4%7.4%
  Other services5.0%4.9%
  Public administration0.034440.04801
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    Reviews for Salt Lake City    81 Reviews
    Downtown is a homeless convention center!! - 8/16/2018
    Absolutley horrible The amount of homeless in the city is so much that it looks like a PARADE. Elderly, drug addicts, people lying on the sidewalks after overdosing. ... Read More

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    Three Stars and Dropping - 7/5/2018
    Pros: Access to great mountains and desert areas (amazing) Crime is manageable if you live in the right area Outdoor culture Great Universities Pretty decent jobs.... Read More

    No longer a conservative city - 7/2/2018
    Sadly SLC is going through some kind of forced-progressive "white shaming" movement and our Mayor is a far leftist who is obsessed with turning SLC into refugee... Read More


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