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St. Petersburg, FL to Fort Myers, FL

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ECONOMY COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Household income in St. Petersburg, is 18% more than it is in Fort Myers and 18% below the National Average.
ECONOMY
 St. Petersburg, FLFort Myers, FLUnited States
 Unemployment Rate4.10%4.90%5.20%
 Recent Job Growth1.63%3.95%1.59%
 Future Job Growth39.16%42.99%37.98%
 Sales Taxes7.00%6.00%6.00%
 Income Taxes0.00%0.00%4.60%
 Income per Cap.$28,670$23,096$28,555
 Household Income$45,483$37,360$53,482
 Family Median Income$59,832$46,423$65,443
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 EST. HOUSEHOLDS BY INCOME
 St. Petersburg, FLFort Myers, FLUnited States
 Income Less Than 15K14.99%17.65%12.55%
 Income between 15K and 20K6.02%8.62%5.36%
 Income between 20K and 30K11.56%15.46%10.42%
 Income between 30K and 40K11.60%10.81%9.80%
 Income between 40K and 50K9.48%9.44%8.80%
 Income between 50K and 60K8.23%6.54%7.90%
 Income between 60K and 75K10.25%8.87%9.93%
 Income between 75K and 100K11.04%8.63%12.16%
 Income between 100K and 150K9.70%7.92%13.01%
 Income between 150K and 200K3.53%2.47%5.04%
 Income greater than 200K3.61%3.58%5.03%
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 POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
 St. Petersburg, FLFort Myers, FLUnited States
 Management, business, finance3.54%14.03%14.54%
 Engineering, computers, science0.00%0.49%5.34%
 Community, social services0.00%1.30%1.67%
 Legal1.18%0.76%1.16%
 Education, library0.00%6.57%6.13%
 Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment0.00%3.62%1.91%
 Healthcare practitioners and technology3.54%4.83%5.67%
 Healthcare support5.61%2.19%2.51%
 Firefighters, law enforcement4.13%2.73%2.23%
 Food preparation, serving15.93%5.85%5.76%
 Building maintenance0.00%5.05%4.01%
 Personal care1.48%3.26%3.65%
 Sales, office, administrative support29.50%30.97%24.36%
 Farming, fishing, forestry0.00%0.67%0.73%
 Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair10.91%7.64%8.24%
 Production, transportation, material moving24.19%10.05%12.09%

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 COMMENTS
Comments about St. Petersburg

Saint Petersburg, Fl: I would like to find a fresh list of Ameica's best "job growth rate"... (read more)

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Comments about Fort Myers

Wish we'd never moved here to Mouldy old Fort Myer: My family and I moved here not knowing much about the area and took a chance as we have family here. Where do I begin? Well, the jobs are hard to come by. My husband... (read more)

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