Blue Ridge employment information

IndexBlue RidgeVirginiaNational
Income per capita$32,219$33,958$28,555
Median household income$62,955$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,456$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,632$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$46,830$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$21,563$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level6.9%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Blue Ridge is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blue Ridge is 18% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blue Ridge is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blue Ridge is 56% lower than the national average.

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Blue Ridge median earnings by income bracket

Blue Ridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.6%3.8%
Manufacturing sector14.3%2.5%
Financial & insurance services2.6%13.0%
Wholesale & retail services24.3%18.2%
Public administration15.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%4.3%
Education, health & social services7.7%32.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Daleville, VA2,565$82,01753%
Cloverdale, VA3,179$72,30335%
Cave Spring, VA25,547$65,05322%
Laymantown, VA2,720$64,22620%
Hollins, VA14,844$56,5346%
Blue Ridge, VA2,823$62,95518%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wilson's Mills, NC2,823$42,55320%
Honalo, HI2,822$54,3332%
Caledonia, MN2,824$41,82122%
Boiling Springs, PA2,822$72,07435%
Lindsay, OK2,822$37,52630%
Blue Ridge, VA2,823$62,95518%
Source: The Blue Ridge, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.