Lake Worth employment information

IndexLake WorthFloridaNational
Income per capita$18,768$26,499$28,555
Median household income$37,036$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,049$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$28,326$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$20,979$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$17,162$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate11.4%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level28.7%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Worth is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Worth is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Worth is 95% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Worth is 84% higher than the national average.

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Lake Worth median earnings by income bracket

Lake Worth employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.4%2.7%
Manufacturing sector2.5%7.9%
Financial & insurance services1.4%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.0%14.7%
Public administration2.1%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%1.5%
Education, health & social services5.2%27.0%

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Gulf Stream, FL747$213,542299%
Manalapan, FL231$203,750281%
Golf, FL218$136,250155%
Palm Beach, FL8,344$105,70098%
Highland Beach, FL3,614$105,41797%
Lake Worth, FL35,903$37,03631%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Goldsboro, NC35,908$35,08634%
Bell, CA35,896$36,49632%
Franklin, WI35,920$73,12237%
Richfield, MN35,877$52,4842%
Plant City, FL35,866$45,79414%
Lake Worth, FL35,903$37,03631%
Source: The Lake Worth, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.