Income/capita 12%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 10%
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Income per capita$33,333$27,598$29,829
Median household income$46,949$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,667$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,476$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$27,147$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$16,799$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level11.6%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cortez is 12% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Cortez is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cortez is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cortez is 23% lower than the national average

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      Cortez employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.0%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services7.9%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%14.7%
      Public administration3.2%1.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%1.3%
      Education, health & social services7.5%48.8%

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      Whitfield, FL3,362$66,49120.2%
      Fruitville, FL13,333$61,67211.5%
      Cortez, FL4,004$46,94915.1%

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      Four Corners, MT4,003$76,63238.5%
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      Cortez, FL4,004$46,94915.1%
      Source: The Cortez, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).