Staunton employment information

IndexStauntonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$26,678$34,967$29,829
Median household income$42,948$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,542$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,027$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$31,916$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$24,566$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.8%11.4%15.1%
The Staunton, VA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Staunton is $26,678, which is 24% lower than than the Virginia average and 11% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,948, which is 35% lower than than the Virginia average and 22% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Staunton is 3%, which is 36% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Staunton is 16% which is 4% higher than than the national average.

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$28,629$42,948$85,896
City
$44,094$66,149$132,298
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Staunton is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Staunton is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Staunton is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Staunton is 4% higher than the national average.

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Staunton median earnings by income bracket

Staunton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.0%0.7%
Manufacturing sector10.0%0.1%
Financial & insurance services1.4%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services24.5%15.8%
Public administration6.3%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%2.1%
Education, health & social services16.8%43.7%
Other23.7%24.9%

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Staunton, VA24,234$42,94822%

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Rockville Centre, NY24,262$102,80786%
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Staunton, VA24,234$42,94822%
Source: The Staunton, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).