Income/capita 17%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 13%
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Income per capita$24,609$27,598$29,829
Median household income$46,493$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,823$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,844$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$30,917$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,591$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sebastian is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sebastian is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sebastian is 13% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sebastian is 12% lower than the national average

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      Sebastian median earnings by income bracket

      Sebastian employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector8.5%1.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services19.6%10.0%
      Public administration6.2%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.1%3.7%
      Education, health & social services9.9%41.3%

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      Orchid, FL360$189,583242.7%
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      Grant-Valkaria, FL3,996$66,25019.8%
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,658$64,68816.9%
      Sebastian, FL23,432$46,49316.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Barstow, CA23,438$37,08533.0%
      Morton Grove, IL23,413$75,79737.0%
      Romulus, MI23,457$44,72719.2%
      Dinuba, CA23,465$38,00831.3%
      Candler-McAfee, GA23,478$36,25734.5%
      Sebastian, FL23,432$46,49316.0%
      Source: The Sebastian, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).