Brandon, FL (population: 91,683) has six christian schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Florida College, the highest ranked school in this group with a christian program, has a total student population of 467. It is the 449th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
Christian students from Brandon schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, christian faith workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area alone, there are 12,190 employed community and social services employees earning an average salary of $39,720. Religious workers in this area earn $28,280/yr and there are 50 employed.
Brandon lies in Hillsborough county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area has 1,131,330 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $40,590 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Brandon are held by religious workers, and 11/1000 are held by community and social services employees.
Of the 6 christian schools with a 100-mile radius of Brandon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Florida Christian College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($20,562/yr) for christian students, with Warner University as the lowest, reported at only $13,524/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brandon|
|Saint Petersburg||FL||243,829||7||28.1391||139||24.4 miles|
|Pinellas Park||FL||46,971||2||19.8178||18||26.1 miles|
|Saint Leo||FL||-||1||24.1963||100||28.2 miles|
|New Port Richey||FL||-||2||22.9424||46||34.0 miles|
|North Port||FL||58,777||0||-||0||61.2 miles|
|Port Charlotte||FL||49,392||1||23.17||24||66.0 miles|
|Winter Park||FL||-||6||33.3306||155||74.2 miles|
|Lake Mary||FL||-||1||18.3465||21||82.4 miles|
|North Fort Myers||FL||51,280||0||-||0||87.9 miles|
|Cape Coral||FL||161,428||1||26.0313||32||91.0 miles|
|Fort Myers||FL||68,373||7||23.467||192||93.9 miles|