Rural Retreat employment information

IndexRural RetreatVirginiaNational
Income per capita$23,453$33,958$28,555
Median household income$50,500$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,393$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,581$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$34,150$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$24,306$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level6.9%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rural Retreat is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rural Retreat is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rural Retreat is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rural Retreat is 55% lower than the national average.

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Rural Retreat median earnings by income bracket

Rural Retreat employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector41.7%3.6%
Financial & insurance services2.4%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%10.4%
Public administration1.2%10.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.3%1.2%
Education, health & social services3.6%32.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Troutdale, VA160$35,00035%
Atkins, VA1,167$34,31536%
Sugar Grove, VA713$33,64637%
Wytheville, VA8,193$32,63739%
Bland, VA587$31,02942%
Rural Retreat, VA1,631$50,5006%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Olivet, MI1,631$41,90522%
Meredith, NH1,631$34,41536%
Castlewood, VA1,631$25,04853%
Lykens, PA1,631$42,57820%
Monrovia, IN1,631$48,4039%
Rural Retreat, VA1,631$50,5006%
Source: The Rural Retreat, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.