Jacksonville employment information

IndexJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Income per capita$26,159$27,598$29,829
Median household income$48,256$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,848$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,706$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$32,458$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$26,781$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level17.0%16.1%15.1%
The Jacksonville, FL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Jacksonville is $26,159, which is 5% lower than than the Florida average and 12% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $48,256, which is 1% lower than than the Florida average and 13% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 6%, which is 21% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jacksonville is 17% which is 13% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$32,167$48,256$96,512
City
$32,596$48,900$97,800
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Jacksonville is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jacksonville is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jacksonville is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jacksonville is 13% higher than the national average.

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Jacksonville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%1.3%
Manufacturing sector8.1%0.3%
Financial & insurance services7.3%12.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.1%13.7%
Public administration5.5%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.1%4.1%
Education, health & social services9.6%31.8%
Other31.4%28.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oakleaf Plantation, FL25,447$83,22950%
Lakeside, FL31,201$54,7371%
Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL4,994$53,6843%
Orange Park, FL8,603$49,86910%
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL14,300$43,41522%
Jacksonville, FL856,616$48,25613%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
San Francisco, CA850,282$87,70159%
Indianapolis, IN846,674$43,10122%
Columbus, OH837,038$47,15615%
Fort Worth, TX815,930$54,8761%
Charlotte, NC808,834$55,5991%
Jacksonville, FL856,616$48,25613%
Source: The Jacksonville, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).