Polk City employment information

IndexPolk CityFloridaNational
Income per capita$19,910$26,499$28,555
Median household income$37,917$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,875$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,297$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$25,972$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$24,063$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate12.6%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level23.7%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Polk City is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Polk City is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Polk City is 116% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Polk City is 52% higher than the national average.

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Polk City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.6%0.8%
Manufacturing sector19.4%1.0%
Financial & insurance services0.7%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services12.8%11.5%
Public administration7.5%7.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.4%23.6%

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Polk City, FL2,016$37,91729%

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Prince George, VA2,016$51,3874%
Brownlee Park, MI2,016$33,72337%
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Mason Neck, VA2,016$151,500183%
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Polk City, FL2,016$37,91729%
Source: The Polk City, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.