Income/capita 27%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 32%
IndexWinter HavenFloridaNational
Income per capita$21,896$27,598$29,829
Median household income$39,736$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,145$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,071$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$30,524$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,624$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.7%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Winter Haven is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Winter Haven is 28% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Winter Haven is 32% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Winter Haven is 24% higher than the national average

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      Winter Haven employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.2%
      Manufacturing sector11.2%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%7.7%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%15.4%
      Public administration3.1%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%1.8%
      Education, health & social services11.8%36.2%

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      Lakeland Highlands, FL12,426$84,93054%
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      Cypress Gardens, FL8,855$53,5143%
      Lake Hamilton, FL1,205$48,81012%
      Jan Phyl Village, FL4,802$48,51412%
      Winter Haven, FL36,669$39,73628%

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      Pleasant Grove, UT36,678$64,12416%
      Panama City, FL36,654$38,39731%
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      Commack, NY36,625$122,143121%
      New Albany, IN36,622$41,45625%
      Winter Haven, FL36,669$39,73628%
      Source: The Winter Haven, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).