Gate City employment information

IndexGate CityVirginiaNational
Income per capita$24,134$33,958$28,555
Median household income$33,306$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,750$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$14,722$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$24,375$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$24,250$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level22.2%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gate City is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gate City is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gate City is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gate City is 42% higher than the national average.

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Gate City median earnings by income bracket

Gate City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector12.5%3.2%
Financial & insurance services9.1%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services10.0%14.8%
Public administration6.2%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.4%2.2%
Education, health & social services9.1%39.2%

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Church Hill, TN6,742$46,03414%
Spurgeon, TN3,747$45,88014%
Colonial Heights, TN3,462$41,40923%
Kingsport, TN52,835$38,33328%
Gate City, VA2,348$33,30638%

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Ogdensburg, NJ2,348$82,65655%
Fair Haven, VT2,347$44,18517%
Day Heights, OH2,349$67,50026%
Woodsfield, OH2,349$28,69446%
Palmer, TX2,347$47,21212%
Gate City, VA2,348$33,30638%
Source: The Gate City, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.