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Income/capita 42%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 40%
IndexPenroseArlingtonVirginia
Income per capita$42,480$64,746$34,967
Median household income$82,414$108,706$66,149
Median income owner occupied$0$154,479$82,180
Median income renter occupied$0$84,585$42,481
Median earnings male$51,654$74,214$41,712
Median earnings female$46,658$59,161$29,664
Unemployment rate2.8%2.6%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a8.7%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Penrose is 42% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Penrose is 49% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Penrose is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Penrose is equal to the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $72,463$108,706$217,412
      City
      $44,094$66,149$132,298
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Penrose median earnings by income bracket

      Penrose employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector2.3%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services5.3%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services8.2%5.1%
      Public administration10.8%14.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%3.2%
      Education, health & social services4.4%30.2%
      Other51.9%38.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
      Martin's Additions, MD912$250,001352%
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD641$250,001352%
      Somerset, MD1,215$250,001352%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001352%
      Arlington, VA226,092$108,70696%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gilbert, AZ226,832$85,58155%
      Fremont, CA227,934$111,613102%
      Baton Rouge, LA228,694$39,96928%
      Paradise, NV229,666$44,84119%
      North Las Vegas, NV230,436$53,5653%
      Arlington, VA226,092$108,70696%
      Source: The Penrose, Arlington, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).