Median Household Income

The median household income in Putnam County is greatly affected by the amount of people over 65 and under 18 (43% of total population). Median Household Income is $32,497 and the average of the 15 county rural region making up the North Florida Economic Development Partnership is $38,507.

True wages are higher than the reported per capita income based on the large number of skilled manufacturing jobs in steel fabrication (average $22 an hour), pulp and paper industry average $14-$29 an hour), and the health care industry ($12 - $40 an hour).