March 1, 2015

Economic Yearbook 2005 - Treasure Coast

Logistics Base

Mike Vogel | 4/1/2005

JOB TOTALSCounty2005Jobless
RateLeading Job SectorsIndian River62,7826.8%Services 36%
Retail 19%
Government 9%Martin83,8814.8%Services 41%
Retail 18%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate 9%Okeechobee12,6915.7%Services 24%
Retail 22%
Farming 18%St. Lucie78,8897.0%Services 30%
Retail 18%
Government 15%FLORIDA9,795,0834.1%Services 39%
Retail 17%
Government 12%

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Gov Scott has proposed to increase funding to education, and half of those monies will come from property taxes. The debate is: A) is Scott's proposal a tax? Or, B) is Scott just using new monies that would come in because property values are increasing?

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