Income/capita 51%
Household income 39%
Unemployment 17%
Income per capita$14,680$27,598$29,829
Median household income$33,741$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,187$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,258$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$21,411$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$17,367$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level25.2%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sweetwater is 51% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sweetwater is 39% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sweetwater is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sweetwater is 66% higher than the national average

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      Sweetwater employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.1%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector8.9%1.8%
      Financial & insurance services1.0%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%19.9%
      Public administration2.6%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%4.2%
      Education, health & social services7.8%22.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pinecrest, FL19,272$130,900137%
      Key Biscayne, FL12,935$124,504125%
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690%
      Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04783%
      Coral Gables, FL50,533$91,45265%
      Sweetwater, FL20,718$33,74139%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lockport, NY20,722$41,60725%
      Hanahan, SC20,710$55,0600%
      Liberal, KS20,709$46,91015%
      Lealman, FL20,704$29,82746%
      Piqua, OH20,743$40,10128%
      Sweetwater, FL20,718$33,74139%
      Source: The Sweetwater, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).