Big Island employment information

IndexBig IslandVirginiaNational
Income per capita$27,644$33,958$28,555
Median household income$64,464$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,738$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$66,477$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$24,531$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level2.4%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Big Island is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Big Island is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Big Island is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Big Island is 84% lower than the national average.

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Big Island median earnings by income bracket

Big Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%7.8%
Manufacturing sector45.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%14.3%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%32.5%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services21.5%18.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Forest, VA9,999$71,68534%
Timberlake, VA12,478$48,6979%
Madison Heights, VA10,359$40,17725%
Glasgow, VA1,258$40,00025%
Lynchburg, VA77,626$39,39126%
Big Island, VA289$64,46421%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Augusta, MO289$50,7505%
Fillmore, IL289$31,56341%
Meadow, UT289$50,6255%
Princeton, KS289$44,58317%
Fifty Lakes, MN289$42,03121%
Big Island, VA289$64,46421%
Source: The Big Island, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.