Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$26,982$27,598$29,829
Median household income$44,007$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,274$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,649$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$31,020$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$26,264$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level19.9%16.1%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Orlando is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Orlando is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Orlando is 27% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Orlando is 32% higher than the national average

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      $29,335 $44,007 $88,014
      $32,596 $48,900 $97,800
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Orlando median earnings by income bracket

      Orlando employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.7%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector5.1%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%13.4%
      Public administration2.6%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%3.1%
      Education, health & social services10.8%27.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Windermere, FL3,175$127,344130.2%
      Lake Butler, FL18,322$106,16891.9%
      Bay Hill, FL4,863$102,58985.4%
      Horizon West, FL22,538$92,58967.4%
      Rio Pinar, FL5,069$87,12557.5%
      Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Jersey City, NJ261,666$60,7039.7%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44919.7%
      Chula Vista, CA260,598$66,95621.0%
      Kitchener, ON259,162n/a 
      Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940.1%
      Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720.5%
      Source: The Orlando, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).