Income/capita 45%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 33%
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%

Key findings

  • 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%

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      Gateway, FL9,699$83,58351%
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      Estero, FL30,470$71,39129%
      Alva, FL2,309$61,54211%
      Buckingham, FL4,305$60,5489%
      Lehigh Acres, FL112,279$41,73425%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Costa Mesa, CA112,439$70,43827%
      Miami Gardens, FL112,514$39,01229%
      Carlsbad, CA112,008$97,14576%
      Elgin, IL111,919$60,3759%
      Round Rock, TX112,767$74,08734%
      Lehigh Acres, FL112,279$41,73425%
      Source: The Lehigh Acres, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).