Income/capita 6%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 18%
Income per capita$28,083$27,598$29,829
Median household income$45,931$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,799$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,489$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$29,768$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$25,435$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level16.9%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pensacola is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pensacola is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pensacola is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pensacola is 12% higher than the national average

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      Pensacola employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services3.6%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%14.2%
      Public administration4.5%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%2.6%
      Education, health & social services14.4%37.6%

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      Gonzalez, FL14,457$69,30825%
      Pensacola, FL53,250$45,93117%

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      Source: The Pensacola, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).