Income/capita 8%
Household income 4%
Unemployment 32%
IndexPanama City BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$32,181$27,598$29,829
Median household income$53,251$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,032$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,351$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$36,825$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$24,395$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.2%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level7.0%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Panama City Beach is 8% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Panama City Beach is 4% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Panama City Beach is 32% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Panama City Beach is 54% lower than the national average

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      Panama City Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.9%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector2.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services22.4%17.4%
      Public administration12.7%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.6%
      Education, health & social services8.3%29.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lynn Haven, FL19,799$59,9488%
      Pretty Bayou, FL3,505$56,9693%
      Upper Grand Lagoon, FL15,771$56,5082%
      Tyndall AFB, FL3,444$54,6391%
      Laguna Beach, FL3,959$46,36616%
      Panama City Beach, FL12,333$53,2514%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayou Blue, LA12,333$56,2112%
      Steamboat Springs, CO12,336$53,9962%
      Channahon, IL12,329$89,95763%
      North Merrick, NY12,337$122,250121%
      Northlake, IL12,339$54,8081%
      Panama City Beach, FL12,333$53,2514%
      Source: The Panama City Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).