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Income/capita 26%
Household income 27%
Unemployment 15%
IndexPort St. JoeFloridaNational
Income per capita$21,995$27,598$29,829
Median household income$40,564$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,786$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,987$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$26,250$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$21,068$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Port St. Joe is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Port St. Joe is 27% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Port St. Joe is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Port St. Joe is 39% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,039$40,564$81,128
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      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.

      Port St. Joe median earnings by income bracket

      Port St. Joe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.1%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.8%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services9.3%23.5%
      Public administration8.9%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.4%6.9%
      Education, health & social services7.3%28.8%
      Other18.0%29.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mexico Beach, FL1,341$54,5541%
      Port St. Joe, FL3,424$40,56427%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gibson City, IL3,423$42,28124%
      Prince Frederick, MD3,425$37,70832%
      Loyola, CA3,425$204,726270%
      Pine Lawn, MO3,423$28,57348%
      Story City, IA3,423$53,8933%
      Port St. Joe, FL3,424$40,56427%
      Source: The Port St. Joe, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).