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Economy in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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EconomyFort Walton Beach, FLUnited States
Unemployment Rate4.10%6.30%
Recent Job Growth4.20%1.18%
Future Job Growth44.30%36.10%
Sales Taxes6.00%6.00%
Income Taxes0.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$25,872$28,051
Household Income$47,228$53,046
Family Median Income$56,372$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K13.59%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K4.19%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K11.04%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K11.52%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K13.31%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K10.95%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K11.13%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.80%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K9.57%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K2.17%4.78%
Income greater than 200K2.74%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance11.36%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science5.10%5.24%
Community, social services0.60%1.66%
Legal0.33%1.17%
Education, library2.90%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment1.24%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology3.56%5.49%
Healthcare support1.19%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement0.91%2.24%
Food preparation, serving13.50%5.61%
Building maintenance8.01%3.97%
Personal care3.68%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support25.08%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.14%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair11.88%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving10.53%12.10%

The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach, FL, is 4.10%, with job growth of 4.20%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 44.30%.

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 $25,872, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $47,228.


Fort Walton Beach Economy SperlingViews

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