Sarasota employment information

Income per capita$29,969$26,499$28,555
Median household income$41,670$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$53,336$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,033$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$22,503$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$22,204$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate7.0%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level21.5%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sarasota is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sarasota is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sarasota is 21% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sarasota is 38% higher than the national average.

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Sarasota median earnings by income bracket

Sarasota employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%1.5%
Manufacturing sector5.2%0.4%
Financial & insurance services2.6%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.0%14.9%
Public administration2.2%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%0.8%
Education, health & social services12.9%31.9%

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Sarasota, FL52,986$41,67022%

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Smyrna, GA52,922$61,33315%
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Aloha, OR52,902$62,98818%
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Source: The Sarasota, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.