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Income/capita 41%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 48%
IndexHomesteadFloridaNational
Income per capita$17,454$27,598$29,829
Median household income$40,452$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,682$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,098$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$27,756$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$22,031$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level28.6%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Homestead is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Homestead is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Homestead is 48% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Homestead is 89% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $26,965$40,452$80,904
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Homestead median earnings by income bracket

      Homestead employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.4%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector2.4%10.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%5.6%
      Wholesale & retail services15.6%15.9%
      Public administration8.5%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%4.2%
      Education, health & social services7.8%36.4%
      Other41.0%28.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      North Key Largo, FL1,038$144,896162%
      Pinecrest, FL19,272$130,900137%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690%
      Country Walk, FL16,975$74,80635%
      Richmond West, FL35,459$70,45327%
      Homestead, FL65,688$40,45227%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Harlingen, TX65,634$35,71835%
      Bayonne, NJ65,772$54,8621%
      Schenectady, NY65,554$41,24325%
      Eagan, MN65,874$82,85550%
      Johnson City, TN65,415$40,37027%
      Homestead, FL65,688$40,45227%
      Source: The Homestead, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).