Income/capita 34%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 79%
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Income per capita$19,706$27,598$29,829
Median household income$33,594$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,441$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,750$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$31,923$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$32,500$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate1.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level19.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Paxton is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Paxton is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Paxton is 79% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Paxton is 28% higher than the national average

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      Paxton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%7.1%
      Financial & insurance services5.7%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%7.1%
      Public administration10.6%5.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%11.8%
      Education, health & social services6.5%37.8%

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      Laurel Hill, FL626$38,75030.0%
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      Florala, AL1,912$26,01753.0%
      Paxton, FL638$33,59439.3%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Andrews, FL638$27,44450.4%
      Mountain Park city, GA638$74,37534.4%
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      Wartrace, TN638$40,34127.1%
      Sandy Hollow-Escondidas, TX638$88,40359.8%
      Paxton, FL638$33,59439.3%
      Source: The Paxton, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).