Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexBelle GladeFloridaNational
Income per capita$16,264$27,598$29,829
Median household income$28,028$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,447$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,655$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$25,958$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$21,511$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate7.1%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level40.2%16.1%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Belle Glade is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Belle Glade is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Belle Glade is 53% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Belle Glade is 166% higher than the national average

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      $18,683 $28,028 $56,056
      $32,596 $48,900 $97,800
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Belle Glade median earnings by income bracket

      Belle Glade employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.3%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.2%15.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services13.0%13.0%
      Public administration5.8%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%5.6%
      Education, health & social services10.6%10.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Canal Point, FL473$106,25092.1%
      South Bay, FL6,665$40,11727.5%
      Pahokee, FL6,286$30,18045.4%
      Lake Harbor, FL60$0100.0%
      Belle Glade, FL19,829$28,02849.3%

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      Hunters Creek, FL19,833$73,44932.8%
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      Painesville, OH19,817$47,25914.6%
      Norwood, OH19,843$45,54117.7%
      Mililani Mauka, HI19,808$115,551108.9%
      Belle Glade, FL19,829$28,02849.3%
      Source: The Belle Glade, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).