Living Wage Calculation for The Villages, FL

The living wage shown is the hourly rate that an individual must earn to support their family, if they are the sole provider and are working full-time (2080 hours per year). All values are per adult in a family unless otherwise noted. The state minimum wage is the same for all individuals, regardless of how many dependents they may have. The poverty rate is typically quoted as gross annual income. We have converted it to an hourly wage for the sake of comparison.

For further detail, please reference the technical documentation here.

Hourly Wages 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Living Wage $10.02 $22.27 $27.37 $34.22 $16.59 $21.00 $23.35 $26.23 $12.64 $8.03 $12.64 $14.92 $17.46
Poverty Wage $5.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $7.00 $9.00 $11.00 $13.00 $3.00 $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Minimum Wage $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05 $8.05

*Documentation for families with an adult working part-time is available separately, here.

Typical Expenses

These figures show the individual expenses that went into the living wage estimate. Their values vary by family size, composition, and the current location.

Annual Expenses 1 Adult 1 Adult 1 Child 1 Adult 2 Children 1 Adult 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Adults (1 Working) 1 Child 2 Adults (1 Working) 2 Children 2 Adults (1 Working) 3 Children 2 Adults (1 Working Part Time) 1 Child* 2 Adults 2 Adults 1 Child 2 Adults 2 Children 2 Adults 3 Children
Food $2,983 $4,516 $6,722 $8,882 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799 $5,469 $6,921 $8,888 $10,799
Child Care $0 $7,818 $11,857 $15,896 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,818 $11,857 $15,896
Medical $2,235 $7,282 $6,995 $7,156 $5,299 $6,995 $7,156 $7,014 $5,299 $6,995 $7,156 $7,014
Housing $6,240 $8,736 $8,736 $12,732 $7,200 $8,736 $8,736 $12,732 $6,240 $8,736 $8,736 $12,732
Transportation $4,401 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951 $8,358 $10,918 $11,911 $11,951
Other $2,458 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474 $4,008 $4,826 $6,010 $5,474
Required annual income after taxes $18,316 $40,718 $50,054 $62,586 $30,334 $38,396 $42,700 $47,970 $29,374 $46,214 $54,557 $63,866
Annual taxes $2,517 $5,595 $6,878 $8,600 $4,168 $5,276 $5,867 $6,591 $4,036 $6,350 $7,497 $8,776
Required annual income before taxes $20,833 $46,312 $56,932 $71,186 $34,502 $43,672 $48,568 $54,561 $52,564 $33,410 $52,564 $62,054 $72,641

Typical Annual Salaries

These are the typical annual salaries for various professions in this location.

Occupational Area Typical Annual Salary
Management $89,350
Business & Financial Operations $56,710
Computer & Mathematical $50,530
Architecture & Engineering $73,550
Life, Physical, & Social Science $62,470
Community & Social Service $34,450
Legal $49,050
Education, Training, & Library $42,320
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media $37,370
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $55,670
Healthcare Support $23,800
Protective Service $42,730
Food Preparation & Serving Related $19,350
Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance $22,700
Personal Care & Service $18,920
Sales & Related $21,570
Office & Administrative Support $28,590
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry $22,500
Construction & Extraction $32,630
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair $39,740
Production $25,590
Transportation & Material Moving $26,400