Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$40,830$27,598$29,829
Median household income$65,596$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,850$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,141$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$43,148$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$24,353$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate4.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%16.1%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cortez is 37% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cortez is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cortez is 5% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cortez is 41% lower than the national average

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      $43,726 $65,596 $131,192
      $32,596 $48,900 $97,800
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Cortez median earnings by income bracket

      Cortez employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.5%20.5%
      Manufacturing sector5.4%5.4%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.2%10.2%
      Public administration0.9%0.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%2.7%
      Education, health & social services6.6%6.6%

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      Whitfield, FL4,398$87,26457.7%
      Lake Sarasota, FL4,148$84,11252.0%
      Cortez, FL5,088$65,59618.6%

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      South Pasadena, FL5,090$36,13634.7%
      Cortez, FL5,088$65,59618.6%
      Source: The Cortez, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).