Income/capita 45%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 26%
IndexSouth Palm BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$43,165$27,598$29,829
Median household income$51,887$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,911$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$70,375$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$45,500$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$29,167$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level12.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Palm Beach is 45% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in South Palm Beach is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Palm Beach is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Palm Beach is 19% lower than the national average

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      South Palm Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.1%3.1%
      Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services16.8%21.4%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%9.2%
      Public administration1.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%27.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Manalapan, FL270$209,375278%
      Golf, FL213$188,750241%
      Gulf Stream, FL660$183,125231%
      Palm Beach, FL8,501$115,050108%
      Highland Beach, FL3,689$100,06381%
      South Palm Beach, FL1,309$51,8876%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dike, IA1,309$76,25038%
      Spicer, MN1,309$61,66711%
      Ecru, MS1,309$39,65028%
      Sundance, WY1,310$58,9747%
      North Bend, NE1,310$57,5634%
      South Palm Beach, FL1,309$51,8876%
      Source: The South Palm Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).