Florida Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Miami-Dade County Florida, 96,750
County with the Most Employees: Miami-Dade County Florida, 985,879
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Palm Beach County Florida, $1,014
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Gulf County Florida, 6.2%



Alachua County Florida

Total Businesses6,9421.0% of state total
Total Employment93,5151.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76480.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade95913.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare22,50424.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4586.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places10,80411.6% of county employees



Baker County Florida

Total Businesses3860.1% of state total
Total Employment4,9220.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59762.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade8221.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing1,22124.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places287.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places49810.1% of county employees



Bay County Florida

Total Businesses5,4140.8% of state total
Total Employment64,6140.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72175.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade84615.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services12,07218.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4568.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9,61714.9% of county employees



Bradford County Florida

Total Businesses5050.1% of state total
Total Employment4,5700.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68972.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9218.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade95720.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places346.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places72115.8% of county employees



Brevard County Florida

Total Businesses15,4372.3% of state total
Total Employment178,9992.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$91996.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,17814.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare30,51317.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places9676.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places19,24710.8% of county employees



Broward County Florida

Total Businesses68,27110.0% of state total
Total Employment694,3159.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$968101.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services11,93417.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade108,41315.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3,4785.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places63,6969.2% of county employees



Calhoun County Florida

Total Businesses2030.0% of state total
Total Employment1,8700.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58461.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4019.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare62133.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places146.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores1115.9% of county employees



Charlotte County Florida

Total Businesses4,5360.7% of state total
Total Employment40,8840.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70073.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction69615.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade9,29922.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2655.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5,35413.1% of county employees



Citrus County Florida

Total Businesses3,0220.4% of state total
Total Employment28,0710.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69673.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade45715.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare7,31226.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2046.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,28511.7% of county employees



Clay County Florida

Total Businesses4,3380.6% of state total
Total Employment43,7580.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71274.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction69416.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare9,03420.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2756.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5,56512.7% of county employees



Collier County Florida

Total Businesses13,6952.0% of state total
Total Employment129,6341.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$87692.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1,92414.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21,58416.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places7415.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places15,19911.7% of county employees



Columbia County Florida

Total Businesses1,4780.2% of state total
Total Employment18,7050.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67070.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade27418.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3,42618.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1037.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,41112.9% of county employees



DeSoto County Florida

Total Businesses6040.1% of state total
Total Employment6,8570.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65869.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry9716.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing1,21317.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places396.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5417.9% of county employees



Dixie County Florida

Total Businesses1950.0% of state total
Total Employment1,6570.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65669.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3618.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing41525.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places147.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores1297.8% of county employees



Duval County Florida

Total Businesses28,9614.2% of state total
Total Employment450,3195.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$987103.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services3,96013.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare71,45115.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1,7916.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places37,6448.4% of county employees



Escambia County Florida

Total Businesses7,9641.2% of state total
Total Employment113,3411.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$81085.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,25015.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare21,99119.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5266.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places12,86811.4% of county employees



Flagler County Florida

Total Businesses2,4210.4% of state total
Total Employment19,6120.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62665.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction38015.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade3,88019.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1576.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,01815.4% of county employees



Franklin County Florida

Total Businesses3410.0% of state total
Total Employment2,4140.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55558.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7221.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services71229.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3610.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places52821.9% of county employees



Gadsden County Florida

Total Businesses7810.1% of state total
Total Employment8,5510.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67370.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade14017.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry1,24614.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Private households445.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4795.6% of county employees



Gilchrist County Florida

Total Businesses2990.0% of state total
Total Employment2,4380.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62966.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5518.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare64526.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction165.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production27611.3% of county employees



Glades County Florida

Total Businesses1410.0% of state total
Total Employment1,1890.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80384.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2517.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing12310.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Sugarcane farming53.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Vegetable and melon farming514.3% of county employees



Gulf County Florida

Total Businesses3650.1% of state total
Total Employment2,6340.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64167.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction7821.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade56321.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction256.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places42716.2% of county employees



Hamilton County Florida

Total Businesses1880.0% of state total
Total Employment1,9390.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88092.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4222.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade38920.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores147.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1035.3% of county employees



Hardee County Florida

Total Businesses5210.1% of state total
Total Employment5,5870.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62765.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry11822.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade74213.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for crop production366.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing4458.0% of county employees



Hendry County Florida

Total Businesses8200.1% of state total
Total Employment10,0320.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69072.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry12815.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry4,03740.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Support activities for crop production556.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Vegetable and melon farming1,19011.9% of county employees



Hernando County Florida

Total Businesses3,5770.5% of state total
Total Employment36,7800.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66269.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction50914.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare8,38422.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2386.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,76112.9% of county employees



Highlands County Florida

Total Businesses2,2080.3% of state total
Total Employment23,7320.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62265.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade34815.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare5,79624.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1235.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,45610.3% of county employees



Hillsborough County Florida

Total Businesses41,5326.1% of state total
Total Employment596,6117.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,006105.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services6,89416.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare80,63413.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2,2545.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places47,4908.0% of county employees



Holmes County Florida

Total Businesses3000.0% of state total
Total Employment1,8890.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51754.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6020.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade39220.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places186.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores1095.8% of county employees



Indian River County Florida

Total Businesses4,9680.7% of state total
Total Employment46,1210.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78482.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade67613.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare9,40320.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2414.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,5429.8% of county employees



Jackson County Florida

Total Businesses8400.1% of state total
Total Employment9,1560.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61164.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade17921.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,02122.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places597.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,01211.1% of county employees



Jefferson County Florida

Total Businesses2840.0% of state total
Total Employment1,8920.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62165.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4515.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade30816.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places144.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursery and floriculture production1236.5% of county employees



Lafayette County Florida

Total Businesses1080.0% of state total
Total Employment7730.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51353.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1917.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade13517.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Dairy cattle and milk production109.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production9512.3% of county employees



Lake County Florida

Total Businesses7,9681.2% of state total
Total Employment82,5541.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68572.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,13114.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare17,14120.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4645.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9,76911.8% of county employees



Lee County Florida

Total Businesses21,5473.1% of state total
Total Employment214,0252.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79683.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3,31515.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade40,75019.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1,2886.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places27,43612.8% of county employees



Leon County Florida

Total Businesses8,3911.2% of state total
Total Employment99,6231.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80384.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services1,53618.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare19,44219.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5867.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places13,25213.3% of county employees



Levy County Florida

Total Businesses8820.1% of state total
Total Employment7,0860.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58961.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction14416.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,55922.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places536.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6939.8% of county employees



Liberty County Florida

Total Businesses970.0% of state total
Total Employment1,0640.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72376.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2121.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare32430.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Logging1111.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores191.8% of county employees



Madison County Florida

Total Businesses3390.0% of state total
Total Employment3,0060.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59562.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6719.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare69523.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places185.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2398.0% of county employees



Manatee County Florida

Total Businesses10,6001.5% of state total
Total Employment109,0581.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78482.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1,44013.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade19,31317.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places6215.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places13,32812.2% of county employees



Marion County Florida

Total Businesses8,1301.2% of state total
Total Employment86,3471.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70674.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,21615.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare17,19119.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4525.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9,08410.5% of county employees



Martin County Florida

Total Businesses6,2100.9% of state total
Total Employment60,8260.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78482.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services82613.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare13,24921.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3485.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,85611.3% of county employees



Miami-Dade County Florida

Total Businesses96,75014.1% of state total
Total Employment985,87912.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$996104.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services15,93616.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare146,15014.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4,6804.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places82,7848.4% of county employees



Monroe County Florida

Total Businesses4,3890.6% of state total
Total Employment34,8480.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72876.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade67215.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services13,69839.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3417.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels6,26018.0% of county employees



Nassau County Florida

Total Businesses2,0800.3% of state total
Total Employment18,9480.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70674.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction29114.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services4,58324.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1416.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,70514.3% of county employees



Okaloosa County Florida

Total Businesses6,1590.9% of state total
Total Employment66,1960.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79183.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade89714.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services13,55220.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5048.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places11,25317.0% of county employees



Okeechobee County Florida

Total Businesses9390.1% of state total
Total Employment9,7350.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74978.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction13814.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,50915.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places495.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,07811.1% of county employees



Orange County Florida

Total Businesses41,4626.0% of state total
Total Employment745,7369.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$91696.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services6,56715.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services126,52217.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2,5896.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places66,4888.9% of county employees



Osceola County Florida

Total Businesses6,7851.0% of state total
Total Employment78,4421.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68271.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade99914.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services17,68722.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places5137.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places11,85715.1% of county employees



Palm Beach County Florida

Total Businesses55,3728.1% of state total
Total Employment535,8507.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,014106.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services9,44217.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare85,84616.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2,5844.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places52,5999.8% of county employees



Pasco County Florida

Total Businesses10,6721.6% of state total
Total Employment98,2481.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71875.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,51214.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21,76322.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places6045.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places11,58011.8% of county employees



Pinellas County Florida

Total Businesses32,4794.7% of state total
Total Employment382,1795.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$90995.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services4,89815.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare67,46717.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1,9175.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places36,4029.5% of county employees



Polk County Florida

Total Businesses12,9201.9% of state total
Total Employment187,6352.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79083.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1,88514.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade30,44016.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places7335.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places16,5678.8% of county employees



Putnam County Florida

Total Businesses1,3660.2% of state total
Total Employment12,7080.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66670.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade24317.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,80822.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places886.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,42311.2% of county employees



Santa Rosa County Florida

Total Businesses3,3000.5% of state total
Total Employment30,4640.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67971.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction53316.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade5,93019.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2086.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,50314.8% of county employees



Sarasota County Florida

Total Businesses15,6402.3% of state total
Total Employment152,4302.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$85790.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,19714.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare30,37519.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places7995.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places16,01310.5% of county employees



Seminole County Florida

Total Businesses14,7292.1% of state total
Total Employment171,6742.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$89994.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,33015.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade28,46816.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places7555.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places16,3519.5% of county employees



St. Johns County Florida

Total Businesses7,0971.0% of state total
Total Employment63,6980.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82887.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services1,15616.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services12,18019.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places4326.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9,20814.5% of county employees



St. Lucie County Florida

Total Businesses6,2780.9% of state total
Total Employment61,5960.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73377.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction96215.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare11,73619.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3525.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6,69310.9% of county employees



Sumter County Florida

Total Businesses1,7550.3% of state total
Total Employment23,2460.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73377.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade26114.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare4,91321.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1307.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,45114.8% of county employees



Suwannee County Florida

Total Businesses7610.1% of state total
Total Employment9,0090.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60463.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade15220.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,02222.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places486.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7428.2% of county employees



Taylor County Florida

Total Businesses4050.1% of state total
Total Employment5,2270.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76780.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade10726.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,64731.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places286.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4719.0% of county employees



Union County Florida

Total Businesses1770.0% of state total
Total Employment1,6650.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65769.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3720.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing38923.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places95.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Site preparation contractors804.8% of county employees



Volusia County Florida

Total Businesses14,0312.0% of state total
Total Employment150,7872.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72676.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2,05514.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare28,89619.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places8996.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places18,56712.3% of county employees



Wakulla County Florida

Total Businesses4890.1% of state total
Total Employment3,8070.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65669.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction9820.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade81821.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places398.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places54314.3% of county employees



Walton County Florida

Total Businesses2,5260.4% of state total
Total Employment22,2640.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70373.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade40716.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services6,49629.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2178.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4,48520.1% of county employees



Washington County Florida

Total Businesses4130.1% of state total
Total Employment3,9620.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61464.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction7016.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade74918.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places266.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Engineering services1704.3% of county employees






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About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.