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Income/capita 419%
Household income 108%
Unemployment 82%
IndexPalm BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$154,906$27,598$29,829
Median household income$115,050$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$124,267$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$57,917$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$93,000$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$31,291$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palm Beach is 419% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Palm Beach is 108% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palm Beach is 82% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palm Beach is 64% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $76,692$115,050$230,100
      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.

      Palm Beach median earnings by income bracket

      Palm Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%4.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services14.0%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%15.2%
      Public administration2.1%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%3.0%
      Education, health & social services4.9%21.5%
      Other51.9%43.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
      Golf, FL213$188,750241%
      Gulf Stream, FL660$183,125231%
      Wellington, FL61,371$83,27051%
      The Acreage, FL38,103$81,53947%
      Palm Beach, FL8,501$115,050108%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Live Oak city, CA8,501$41,91924%
      Itasca, IL8,502$82,26949%
      Signal Mountain, TN8,500$98,66578%
      Jerseyville, IL8,502$43,69921%
      Winchester, TN8,504$40,90226%
      Palm Beach, FL8,501$115,050108%
      Source: The Palm Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).