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Economy in Washington

Washington has an unemployment rate of 6.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Washington has seen the job market increase by 1.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.1%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Washington
- The Sales Tax Rate for Washington is 9.1%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Washington 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 Washington
- The average income of a Washington resident is $31,233 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Washington resident is $60,294 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWashington, WashingtonUnited States
  6.1%6.0%
  -4.3%-6.2%
  39.1%33.5%
  6.5%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $34,869$31,177
  $66,174$57,652
  $80,233$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  2.5%1.3%
  0.1%0.6%
  6.1%6.2%
  10.5%10.4%
  2.9%2.7%
  11.8%11.6%
  4.4%4.1%
  0.8%0.9%
  2.3%2.1%
  3.4%4.7%
  2.0%1.9%
  8.3%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.9%4.3%
  8.4%9.3%
  13.1%13.8%
  2.4%2.2%
  6.9%7.4%
  4.8%4.9%
  5.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Washington    88 Reviews
    Home - 12/15/2021
    I've lived in Washington my whole life, and it's my home, I can't imagine living anywhere else, but it's getting so ridiculously expensive to live here... But the... Read More

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    25 years here, Cannot imagine living anywhere else - 9/10/2021
    WA has been my home since 1996. I’ve lived in other states and travelled widely so am aware of pros / cons of other localities. Our state is green, with beautiful... Read More

    Didn't like this one - 3/8/2021
    I didn't think this Washington state economy was any help, it didn't tell me anything really, except for everything I knew before.... Read More


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    99301, 98052, 98012, 98208, 98682, 98115, 98103, 98391, 99208, 98225, ... 598 more

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