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Income/capita 36%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 65%
IndexFort Pierce SouthFloridaNational
Income per capita$19,027$27,598$29,829
Median household income$30,058$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,650$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,981$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$20,353$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$16,920$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate7.7%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level26.8%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Pierce South is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Pierce South is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Pierce South is 65% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Pierce South is 77% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,036$30,058$60,116
      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.

      Fort Pierce South median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Pierce South employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry29.2%6.6%
      Manufacturing sector5.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%0.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%15.1%
      Public administration1.0%4.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%3.0%
      Education, health & social services14.0%30.7%
      Other22.3%34.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sewall's Point, FL2,146$107,08394%
      South Beach, FL3,325$102,94186%
      Rio, FL983$55,5420%
      St. Lucie Village, FL639$55,0960%
      White City, FL3,514$54,2212%
      Fort Pierce South, FL3,992$30,05846%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Morrison, IL3,992$43,06822%
      McGehee, AR3,991$21,37861%
      Skyline View, PA3,993$82,82450%
      Washington, GA3,994$29,34047%
      Chelan, WA3,989$48,34013%
      Fort Pierce South, FL3,992$30,05846%
      Source: The Fort Pierce South, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).