Polk City employment information

IndexPolk CityFloridaNational
Income per capita$22,289$27,598$29,829
Median household income$46,450$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,896$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,500$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$31,989$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$29,191$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.6%16.1%15.1%
The Polk City, FL employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Polk City is $22,289, which is 19% lower than than the Florida average and 25% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $46,450, which is 5% lower than than the Florida average and 16% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Polk City is 7%, which is 60% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Polk City is 19% which is 23% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$30,963$46,450$92,900
City
$32,596$48,900$97,800
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

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  • The income per capita in Polk City is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Polk City is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Polk City is 60% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Polk City is 23% higher than the national average.

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Polk City median earnings by income bracket

Polk City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.6%1.5%
Manufacturing sector10.5%0.7%
Financial & insurance services0.9%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services15.1%13.8%
Public administration8.8%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%1.0%
Education, health & social services7.3%30.4%
Other24.3%37.5%

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Polk City, FL2,132$46,45016%

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