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Economy in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has an unemployment rate of 5.5%. The US average is 5.2%.

Pennsylvania has seen the job market increase by 1.3% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.1%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Pennsylvania
- The Sales Tax Rate for Pennsylvania is 6.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Pennsylvania is 3.1%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Pennsylvania
- The average income of a Pennsylvania resident is $28,912 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Pennsylvania resident is $53,115 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

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  ECONOMYPennsylvania, PennsylvaniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.5%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth1.3%1.6%
  Future Job Growth37.1%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.03070.046
  Income per Cap.$28,912$28,555
  Household Income$53,115$53,482
  Family Median Income$67,521$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.9%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.5%0.6%
  Construction5.7%6.2%
  Manufacturing12.2%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.8%2.7%
  Retail trade11.7%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.2%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.7%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.9%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.4%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services6.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.7%4.3%
  Educational services9.4%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance16.4%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.8%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services6.6%7.4%
  Other services4.7%4.9%
  Public administration4.1%4.8%
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    jobs - 1/4/2016
    We need jobs now bring back gas, oil and coal. I moved back to Pennsylvania in 2008 so my wife could be close to her family and I found a job at halliburton rather... Read More

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