Fort Pierce employment information

IndexFort PierceFloridaNational
Income per capita$16,479$26,499$28,555
Median household income$25,976$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,572$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,592$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$21,524$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$18,601$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate8.6%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level35.9%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Pierce is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Pierce is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Pierce is 47% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Pierce is 130% higher than the national average.

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Fort Pierce median earnings by income bracket

Fort Pierce employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.0%1.1%
Manufacturing sector6.4%6.7%
Financial & insurance services2.0%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.8%17.9%
Public administration3.3%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%1.5%
Education, health & social services6.7%39.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
South Beach, FL3,432$100,80088%
St. Lucie Village, FL546$55,7144%
White City, FL3,716$54,4362%
Hutchinson Island South, FL4,877$50,9015%
Port St. Lucie, FL169,260$48,8989%
Fort Pierce, FL42,744$25,97651%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Everett, MA42,758$51,0565%
Bell Gardens, CA42,712$37,10331%
Danville, VA42,704$32,17340%
Oakland Park, FL42,795$45,13716%
Fairfield, OH42,643$55,8034%
Fort Pierce, FL42,744$25,97651%
Source: The Fort Pierce, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.