Cape Charles employment information

IndexCape CharlesVirginiaNational
Income per capita$29,224$33,958$28,555
Median household income$33,333$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,750$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,813$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$33,438$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$32,500$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate5.3%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level28.5%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cape Charles is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cape Charles is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cape Charles is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cape Charles is 83% higher than the national average.

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Cape Charles median earnings by income bracket

Cape Charles employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.5%1.2%
Manufacturing sector7.3%8.9%
Financial & insurance services1.8%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services15.2%16.7%
Public administration13.3%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.3%43.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Eastville, VA236$73,33337%
Cheriton, VA471$32,96938%
Cape Charles, VA926$33,33338%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mayville, MI926$36,08333%
Taylorsville, IN926$52,2922%
Lake Medina Shores, TX926$21,77959%
Harlowton, MT926$31,88940%
Boomer, WV926$55,3574%
Cape Charles, VA926$33,33338%
Source: The Cape Charles, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.