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Economy in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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EconomyFort Walton Beach, FLUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.20%8.60%
Recent Job Growth3.14%0.35%
Future Job Growth39.08%32.10%
Sales Taxes6.00%5.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$22,734$26,154
Household Income$41,921$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K13.26%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K11.92%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K14.56%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K21.03%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K19.31%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K10.60%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K6.98%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K1.72%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K0.57%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.05%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations12.24%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations17.53%20.61%
Service20.92%14.45%
Sales and Office27.32%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.04%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance11.33%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving10.60%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach, FL, is 7.20%, with job growth of 3.14%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 39.08%.

Fort Walton Beach, FL Taxes

Fort Walton Beach, FL,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 0.00%.

Fort Walton Beach, FL Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $22,734, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $41,921.


Fort Walton Beach Economy SperlingViews

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