West Palm Beach employment information

IndexWest Palm BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$29,882$26,499$28,555
Median household income$45,027$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,882$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,803$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$30,708$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$25,727$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level20.2%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Palm Beach is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Palm Beach is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Palm Beach is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Palm Beach is 29% higher than the national average.

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West Palm Beach median earnings by income bracket

West Palm Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%0.7%
Manufacturing sector5.5%0.8%
Financial & insurance services3.3%5.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.5%15.0%
Public administration3.7%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%2.7%
Education, health & social services12.4%32.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Manalapan, FL231$203,750281%
Golf, FL218$136,250155%
Palm Beach, FL8,344$105,70098%
Jupiter Farms, FL11,803$90,22769%
Wellington, FL59,022$81,48152%
West Palm Beach, FL102,283$45,02716%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Charleston, SC102,143$39,44626%
Columbia, MD102,116$100,25287%
Boulder, CO102,002$58,0629%
Broken Arrow, OK101,917$66,25024%
The Woodlands, TX102,911$108,635103%
West Palm Beach, FL102,283$45,02716%
Source: The West Palm Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.