Income/capita 24%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 32%
IndexCape CanaveralFloridaNational
Income per capita$37,081$27,598$29,829
Median household income$41,149$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,891$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,205$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$30,642$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$24,657$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level12.9%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cape Canaveral is 24% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cape Canaveral is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cape Canaveral is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cape Canaveral is 14% lower than the national average

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      Cape Canaveral employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.8%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.2%1.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.2%10.8%
      Public administration3.9%3.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%8.9%
      Education, health & social services5.2%28.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Viera West, FL8,680$79,08743%
      South Patrick Shores, FL6,398$70,36327%
      Palm Shores, FL1,242$65,58819%
      Viera East, FL11,090$65,14318%
      Satellite Beach, FL10,495$63,17014%
      Cape Canaveral, FL10,116$41,14926%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sleepy Hollow, NY10,117$52,7385%
      Pleasanton, TX10,120$59,6468%
      West Point, UT10,112$75,26936%
      Parsons, KS10,111$34,97237%
      Capitola, CA10,109$73,93534%
      Cape Canaveral, FL10,116$41,14926%
      Source: The Cape Canaveral, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).