Alexandria employment information

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Income per capita$55,534$34,967$29,829
Median household income$89,200$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$135,702$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$67,327$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$60,948$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$49,669$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level9.8%11.4%15.1%
The Alexandria, 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 Alexandria is $55,534, which is 59% higher than than the Virginia average and 86% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $89,200, which is 35% higher than than the Virginia average and 61% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Alexandria is 10% which is 35% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$59,460$89,200$178,400
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 Alexandria is 86% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alexandria is 61% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alexandria is 35% lower than the national average.

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Alexandria median earnings by income bracket

Alexandria employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%1.1%
Manufacturing sector2.5%0.3%
Financial & insurance services3.4%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%6.7%
Public administration16.4%15.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%1.2%
Education, health & social services9.2%24.7%
Other44.9%44.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD641$250,001352%
Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001352%
Martin's Additions, MD912$250,001352%
Somerset, MD1,215$250,001352%
Alexandria, VA151,473$89,20061%

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Pomona, CA151,807$50,3609%
Escondido, CA149,912$54,2682%
Lakewood, CO149,793$58,2275%
Kansas City, KS149,755$39,53629%
Pasadena, TX153,286$48,60712%
Alexandria, VA151,473$89,20061%
Source: The Alexandria, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).