Key West employment information

IndexKey WestFloridaNational
Income per capita$32,428$27,598$29,829
Median household income$58,494$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,128$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,728$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$32,167$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$25,203$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level12.7%16.1%15.1%
The Key West, 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 Key West is $32,428, which is 18% higher than than the Florida average and 9% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $58,494, which is 20% higher than than the Florida average and 6% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Key West is 4%, which is 20% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Key West is 13% which is 16% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$38,992$58,494$116,988
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 Key West is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Key West is 6% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Key West is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Key West is 16% lower than the national average.

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Key West median earnings by income bracket

Key West employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.8%2.2%
Manufacturing sector3.5%1.3%
Financial & insurance services1.5%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.4%11.1%
Public administration7.8%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%2.4%
Education, health & social services6.8%18.8%
Other47.5%54.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Big Coppitt Key, FL3,062$65,07818%
Stock Island, FL4,214$40,81526%
Key West, FL26,039$58,4946%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wasco, CA26,061$39,55928%
Carbondale, IL26,066$19,51565%
Plainview, NY26,087$131,172137%
Asheboro, NC25,978$34,10038%
Xenia, OH26,105$38,42631%
Key West, FL26,039$58,4946%
Source: The Key West, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).