Income/capita 219%
Household income 86%
Unemployment 35%
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Income per capita$95,259$27,598$29,829
Median household income$102,941$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$100,848$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$81,722$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$35,547$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level2.5%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Beach is 219% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South Beach is 86% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Beach is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Beach is 84% lower than the national average

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      South Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services5.9%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services20.3%6.5%
      Public administration2.5%10.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services22.1%42.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Orchid, FL360$189,583242.7%
      Indian River Shores, FL4,082$120,909118.6%
      Wabasso Beach, FL1,658$64,68816.9%
      Winter Beach, FL2,720$59,8268.1%
      St. Lucie Village, FL639$55,0960.4%
      South Beach, FL3,325$102,94186.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lordstown, OH3,325$53,5233.3%
      Middleville, MI3,324$48,81811.8%
      Avon, NY3,324$59,8268.1%
      Malartic, QC3,324n/a 
      West Point, VA3,326$64,78617.1%
      South Beach, FL3,325$102,94186.1%
      Source: The South Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).