Galax employment information

Income per capita$20,081$33,958$28,555
Median household income$30,430$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,607$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,385$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$24,405$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$18,787$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate4.6%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level25.8%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Galax is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Galax is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Galax is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Galax is 65% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Galax median earnings by income bracket

Galax employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.3%1.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%1.4%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%16.7%
Public administration2.3%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%1.4%
Education, health & social services4.7%35.4%

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Fries, VA534$25,93852%
Galax, VA6,981$30,43043%

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Valley Park, MO6,980$57,2527%
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Atlantic, IA6,983$38,90227%
Green Cove Springs, FL6,984$42,76620%
Galax, VA6,981$30,43043%
Source: The Galax, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.