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Economy in Washington

Washington has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 5.2%.

Washington has seen the job market increase by 2.0% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.4%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Washington
- The Sales Tax Rate for Washington is 9.5%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Washington is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYWashington, WashingtonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.6%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.0%1.6%
  Future Job Growth38.4%38.0%
  Sales Taxes9.5%6.0%
  Income Taxes00.046
  Income per Cap.$31,233$28,555
  Household Income$60,294$53,482
  Family Median Income$73,039$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2.5%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.1%0.6%
  Construction6.1%6.2%
  Manufacturing10.5%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.9%2.7%
  Retail trade11.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.3%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.0%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.3%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.9%4.3%
  Educational services8.4%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance13.1%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.4%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services6.9%7.4%
  Other services4.8%4.9%
  Public administration5.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Washington    86 Reviews
    It has it's good and bad - 12/4/2017
    I've lived in Washington, New York and Arizona. I enjoy Washington overall but there are some problems with the state for me that irritate me. It's varied with its... Read More

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    Are there any AFFORDABLE places to live in Washing - 7/13/2016
    I have been looking at the Puget Sound area thinking about retiring there, but it's so cold -- does the Port Angeles/Port Townsend area EVER get above 65?? Housing... Read More

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