Destin employment information

IndexDestinFloridaNational
Income per capita$40,065$27,598$29,829
Median household income$68,078$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,926$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,439$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$36,162$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$30,663$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level6.6%16.1%15.1%
The Destin, FL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Destin is $40,065, which is 45% higher than than the Florida average and 34% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $68,078, which is 39% higher than than the Florida average and 23% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Destin is 3%, which is 37% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Destin is 7% which is 57% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$45,380$68,078$136,156
City
$32,596$48,900$97,800
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Destin is 34% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Destin is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Destin is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Destin is 57% lower than the national average.

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Destin median earnings by income bracket

Destin employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%2.7%
Manufacturing sector5.1%1.4%
Financial & insurance services3.5%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%15.2%
Public administration7.2%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%1.7%
Education, health & social services4.6%24.7%
Other41.5%43.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shalimar, FL792$83,00050%
Cinco Bayou, FL374$62,32113%
Lake Lorraine, FL7,233$60,85310%
Niceville, FL14,325$60,4979%
Miramar Beach, FL7,389$59,0877%
Destin, FL13,312$68,07823%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Solana Beach, CA13,312$100,35281%
Spring Creek, NV13,310$92,90868%
Fergus Falls, MN13,310$43,51621%
San Marino, CA13,324$139,792153%
Shorewood, WI13,300$63,91816%
Destin, FL13,312$68,07823%
Source: The Destin, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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