Colonial Heights employment information

IndexColonial HeightsVirginiaNational
Income per capita$28,282$33,958$28,555
Median household income$52,529$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$66,083$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,415$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$39,900$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$28,875$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level10.6%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Colonial Heights is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Colonial Heights is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Colonial Heights is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Colonial Heights is 32% lower than the national average.

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Colonial Heights median earnings by income bracket

Colonial Heights employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.9%0.2%
Manufacturing sector15.2%0.1%
Financial & insurance services2.3%5.2%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%13.6%
Public administration13.8%6.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%2.2%
Education, health & social services7.6%44.5%

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Fort Lee, VA4,700$57,2837%
Meadowbrook, VA19,263$56,9106%
Colonial Heights, VA17,542$52,5292%

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Menasha, WI17,535$46,00114%
Bellaire, TX17,533$169,663217%
Colonia, NJ17,530$87,55764%
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Colonial Heights, VA17,542$52,5292%
Source: The Colonial Heights, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.