Charlottesville employment information

Income per capita$28,285$33,958$28,555
Median household income$47,218$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,359$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,689$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$31,378$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$23,691$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level27.5%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Charlottesville is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charlottesville is 12% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charlottesville is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charlottesville is 77% higher than the national average.

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Charlottesville median earnings by income bracket

Charlottesville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%1.2%
Manufacturing sector4.5%0.3%
Financial & insurance services2.5%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%7.3%
Public administration3.9%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%1.7%
Education, health & social services29.9%48.8%

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Crozet, VA6,511$82,08353%
Lake Monticello, VA9,547$74,70840%
Charlottesville, VA44,505$47,21812%

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Biloxi, MS44,527$39,37426%
Minot, ND44,533$57,2487%
Apopka, FL44,462$57,9258%
Hilo, HI44,549$52,5632%
Lake Ridge, VA44,593$101,73790%
Charlottesville, VA44,505$47,21812%
Source: The Charlottesville, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.