Income/capita 22%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 24%
IndexPalm CoastFloridaNational
Income per capita$23,187$27,598$29,829
Median household income$49,207$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,439$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,236$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$28,438$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,206$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level13.4%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palm Coast is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Palm Coast is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palm Coast is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palm Coast is 12% lower than the national average

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      Palm Coast employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%5.0%
      Wholesale & retail services20.6%16.2%
      Public administration3.5%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.8%
      Education, health & social services9.1%37.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Butler Beach, FL5,214$56,2212%
      Crescent Beach, FL996$51,4677%
      Beverly Beach, FL407$50,9388%
      Flagler Beach, FL4,784$48,71912%
      Flagler Estates, FL3,533$44,23120%
      Palm Coast, FL80,948$49,20711%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cranston, RI80,882$61,64611%
      Lakewood, CA81,054$82,17549%
      Farmington Hills, MI81,154$71,46329%
      Largo, FL80,678$39,63628%
      Lake Forest, CA80,658$92,41567%
      Palm Coast, FL80,948$49,20711%
      Source: The Palm Coast, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).