- There are discernable differences in household income by race and ethnicity among Tampa Bay’s counties.
- Educational attainment plays a key role in the earnings of individuals, and the higher the level of attainment, the more likely an individual is to earn at or above the median in their county.
- The top 5 percent of households enjoy a disproportionate share of county household income in Tampa Bay, anywhere from one-fifth to one-fourth of all household income.
Tampa Bay underperforms most of our comparison communities in the various indicators measuring household income and earnings. Wow the indicators present the mean and median performance of the region comma there is a great deal of variability based on geography, race and ethnicity, and educational attainment.