Wakulla County ranked 4th in state for resident earnings in 2017


Wakulla County ranked 4th among counties in Florida by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

The median income of Wakulla County residents was an inflation-adjusted $30,574 per year. Wakulla County had 11,075 households in 2017, with a population of 31,586.

The county with the highest median resident income in the state was St. Johns County. St. Johns County's median income was $33,827 per year after adjusting for inflation – $3,253 more than Wakulla County. It had 83,744 households in 2017 and a population of 226,578.

Madison County had the lowest annual resident income among counties in Florida, with a median income of only $18,832 per year. That was $11,742 less than the median income in Wakulla County at the time. Madison County had 6,743 households in 2017 and a population of 18,518.

The table below shows the state's counties ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.

Florida counties ranked by earnings per resident (2017)
Rank
County
Earnings per resident ($$$)
1
St. Johns County
33,827
2
Monroe County
31,636
3
Clay County
30,704
4
Wakulla County
30,574
5
Seminole County
30,431
6
Nassau County
30,425
7
Okaloosa County
29,815
8
Sarasota County
29,337
9
Collier County
29,016
10
Santa Rosa County
28,940
11
Duval County
28,493
12
Palm Beach County
28,273
13
Hillsborough County
27,767
14
Broward County
27,702
15
Pinellas County
27,619
16
Martin County
27,594
17
Jefferson County
27,210
18
Manatee County
26,990
19
Leon County
26,652
20
Walton County
26,265
21
Brevard County
26,236
22
Lee County
26,138
23
Orange County
26,056
24
Baker County
25,914
25
Sumter County
25,762
26
Pasco County
25,443
27
Indian River County
25,371
28
Bay County
25,361
29
Escambia County
25,332
30
Lake County
25,101
31
Flagler County
24,772
32
Bradford County
24,748
33
Polk County
24,479
34
Volusia County
24,441
35
St. Lucie County
24,348
36
Charlotte County
24,318
37
Columbia County
23,914
38
Gadsden County
23,713
39
Alachua County
23,711
40
Franklin County
22,980
41
Hernando County
22,825
42
Marion County
22,821
43
Gilchrist County
22,694
44
Lafayette County
22,672
45
Gulf County
22,668
46
Citrus County
22,221
47
Osceola County
21,967
48
Liberty County
21,941
49
Suwannee County
21,723
50
Okeechobee County
21,598
51
Jackson County
21,578
52
Hardee County
21,437
53
Calhoun County
21,293
54
Washington County
20,988
55
Holmes County
20,650
56
Union County
20,648
57
Levy County
20,618
58
DeSoto County
20,413
59
Taylor County
20,338
60
Dixie County
20,211
61
Highlands County
20,068
62
Glades County
20,022
63
Hamilton County
20,007
64
Hendry County
19,943
65
Putnam County
19,665
66
Madison County
18,832
* All values are inflation-adjusted

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