Income/capita 19%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 57%
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Income per capita$24,144$27,598$29,829
Median household income$40,947$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,715$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,588$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$22,028$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$19,883$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate7.3%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level28.4%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tallahassee is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Tallahassee is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tallahassee is 57% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tallahassee is 88% higher than the national average

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      Tallahassee employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector2.2%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services15.7%12.7%
      Public administration11.7%14.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%1.3%
      Education, health & social services18.6%35.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Woodville, FL2,642$43,41721.5%
      Havana, FL1,800$33,80238.9%
      Tallahassee, FL188,466$40,94726.0%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Huntsville, AL188,973$51,4417.0%
      Spring Valley, NV190,661$51,2287.4%
      Grand Prairie, TX185,631$60,2468.9%
      Salt Lake City, UT191,446$50,3539.0%
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,873$39,40828.8%
      Tallahassee, FL188,466$40,94726.0%
      Source: The Tallahassee, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).