Income/capita 61%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 12%
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IndexTarpon RiverFort LauderdaleFlorida
Income per capita$48,132$38,099$27,598
Median household income$70,592$51,648$48,900
Median income owner occupied$0$73,166$59,209
Median income renter occupied$0$37,063$34,622
Median earnings male$45,693$35,162$31,444
Median earnings female$49,652$26,947$25,332
Unemployment rate4.1%6.0%4.9%
Poverty leveln/a19.5%16.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tarpon River is 61% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Tarpon River is 28% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tarpon River is 12% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tarpon River is 100% lower than the national average

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      Tarpon River employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.8%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector6.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%7.3%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%14.5%
      Public administration5.0%4.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%1.6%
      Education, health & social services6.0%21.5%

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      Cooper City, FL34,364$92,38867.0%
      Fort Lauderdale, FL175,153$51,6486.6%

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      Source: The Tarpon River, Fort Lauderdale, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).