Income/capita 21%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 71%
IndexRiviera BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$23,523$27,598$29,829
Median household income$41,984$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,663$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,965$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$26,123$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$21,567$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level23.6%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Riviera Beach is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Riviera Beach is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Riviera Beach is 71% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Riviera Beach is 56% higher than the national average

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      Riviera Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.7%4.6%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%14.4%
      Public administration3.1%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%3.0%
      Education, health & social services9.4%35.7%

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      Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
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      Jupiter Farms, FL11,809$86,22556%
      Wellington, FL61,371$83,27051%
      Riviera Beach, FL33,683$41,98424%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Salisbury, NC33,674$36,64934%
      Long Beach, NY33,670$84,25652%
      Butte-Silver Bow, MT33,708$39,47429%
      Dalton, GA33,653$34,68237%
      McMinnville, OR33,724$47,46014%
      Riviera Beach, FL33,683$41,98424%
      Source: The Riviera Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).