Palatka employment information

IndexPalatkaFloridaNational
Income per capita$16,301$27,598$29,829
Median household income$21,988$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,515$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,860$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$18,995$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$16,136$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level42.8%16.1%15.1%
The Palatka, 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 Palatka is $16,301, which is 41% lower than than the Florida average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,988, which is 55% lower than than the Florida average and 60% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Palatka is 6%, which is 36% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Palatka is 43% which is 183% higher than than the national average.

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$14,657$21,988$43,976
City
$32,596$48,900$97,800
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Palatka is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palatka is 60% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palatka is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palatka is 183% higher than the national average.

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Palatka median earnings by income bracket

Palatka employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.5%6.0%
Financial & insurance services0.6%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.2%22.6%
Public administration3.9%6.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%0.9%
Education, health & social services18.7%37.4%
Other30.5%25.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Flagler Estates, FL3,533$44,23120%
Pomona Park, FL1,077$31,25044%
Interlachen, FL1,686$28,02149%
Hastings, FL752$27,58350%
Welaka, FL614$26,76552%
Palatka, FL10,407$21,98860%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Comstock Park, MI10,401$40,94326%
Greencastle, IN10,413$45,30918%
Wabash, IN10,414$41,63925%
Big Lake, MN10,393$65,13118%
Grimes, IA10,422$83,12550%
Palatka, FL10,407$21,98860%
Source: The Palatka, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).