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Income/capita 41%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 82%
IndexWewahitchkaFloridaNational
Income per capita$17,689$27,598$29,829
Median household income$29,136$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,266$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,472$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$26,071$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,889$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level26.3%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wewahitchka is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wewahitchka is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wewahitchka is 82% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wewahitchka is 74% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,422$29,136$58,272
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Wewahitchka median earnings by income bracket

      Wewahitchka employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.1%13.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services3.9%1.1%
      Public administration11.1%14.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%1.8%
      Education, health & social services18.0%57.2%
      Other32.0%16.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mexico Beach, FL1,341$54,5541%
      Sumatra, FL204$33,16240%
      Wewahitchka, FL2,463$29,13647%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chico, WA2,463$106,27492%
      Chesaning, MI2,464$33,98439%
      Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD2,464$77,91741%
      South Paris, ME2,462$27,72750%
      Landrum, SC2,461$36,20435%
      Wewahitchka, FL2,463$29,13647%
      Source: The Wewahitchka, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).