Lehigh Acres employment information

IndexLehigh AcresFloridaNational
Income per capita$16,286$27,598$29,829
Median household income$41,734$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,360$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,091$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$25,927$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$20,543$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level21.8%16.1%15.1%
The Lehigh Acres, 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 Lehigh Acres is $16,286, which is 41% lower than than the Florida average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,734, which is 15% lower than than the Florida average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lehigh Acres is 6%, which is 33% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lehigh Acres is 22% which is 44% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$27,819$41,734$83,468
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 Lehigh Acres is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lehigh Acres is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lehigh Acres is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lehigh Acres is 44% higher than the national average.

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Lehigh Acres employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.5%2.0%
Manufacturing sector4.6%1.2%
Financial & insurance services1.4%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%16.5%
Public administration3.7%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%2.8%
Education, health & social services8.4%37.0%
Other31.0%32.4%

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Lehigh Acres, FL112,279$41,73425%

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