Fort Walton Beach employment information

IndexFort Walton BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$28,047$27,598$29,829
Median household income$50,091$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,830$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,710$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$29,516$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,309$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate4.8%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.4%16.1%15.1%
The Fort Walton Beach, 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 Fort Walton Beach is $28,047, which is 2% higher than than the Florida average and 6% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $50,091, which is 2% higher than than the Florida average and 9% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach is 5%, which is 3% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Fort Walton Beach is 18% which is 22% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$33,390$50,091$100,182
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Fort Walton Beach is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Walton Beach is 9% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Walton Beach is 22% higher than the national average.

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Fort Walton Beach median earnings by income bracket

Fort Walton Beach employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector5.2%2.4%
Financial & insurance services2.7%4.5%
Wholesale & retail services15.6%18.0%
Public administration7.8%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%0.9%
Education, health & social services6.7%23.6%
Other42.4%40.0%

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Fort Walton Beach, FL21,238$50,0919%

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Fort Walton Beach, FL21,238$50,0919%
Source: The Fort Walton Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).