Income/capita 21%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 31%
Income per capita$23,508$27,598$29,829
Median household income$42,430$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,123$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,341$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$30,176$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$25,543$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level12.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Margate is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Margate is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Margate is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Margate is 18% lower than the national average

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      Margate employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.0%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.9%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services17.7%16.8%
      Public administration3.3%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%1.3%
      Education, health & social services10.9%32.3%

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      Lazy Lake, FL34$242,813339%
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      Parkland, FL28,354$128,292132%
      Highland Beach, FL3,689$100,06381%
      Weston, FL68,893$93,88370%
      Margate, FL56,245$42,43023%

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      Lehi, UT56,314$81,01346%
      Rocky Mount, NC56,175$35,91835%
      Dearborn Heights, MI56,329$45,92917%
      The Hammocks, FL56,105$62,01912%
      Chicopee, MA56,100$49,00511%
      Margate, FL56,245$42,43023%
      Source: The Margate, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).