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Income/capita 64%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 26%
IndexMiami BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$49,018$27,598$29,829
Median household income$47,216$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,885$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,804$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$40,346$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$27,987$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level16.7%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Miami Beach is 64% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Miami Beach is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Miami Beach is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Miami Beach is 11% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,474$47,216$94,432
      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.

      Miami Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Miami Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector3.2%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services5.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%12.5%
      Public administration2.1%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%3.2%
      Education, health & social services9.7%22.4%
      Other50.5%50.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Golden Beach, FL635$150,938173%
      Pinecrest, FL19,272$130,900137%
      Key Biscayne, FL12,935$124,504125%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690%
      Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04783%
      Miami Beach, FL91,784$47,21615%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boca Raton, FL91,702$72,97032%
      Westminster, CA91,635$55,2870%
      Lynn, MA92,074$50,7748%
      San Marcos, CA91,479$63,96016%
      Santa Monica, CA92,247$82,12348%
      Miami Beach, FL91,784$47,21615%
      Source: The Miami Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).