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Income/capita 27%
Household income 53%
Unemployment 15%
IndexBassettVirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,809$34,967$29,829
Median household income$26,220$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,705$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,231$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$22,679$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$0$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level29.8%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bassett is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bassett is 53% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bassett is 15% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bassett is 97% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,478$26,220$52,440
      City
      $44,094$66,149$132,298
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bassett median earnings by income bracket

      Bassett employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry30.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services11.8%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services27.6%21.9%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.1%38.2%
      Other5.3%36.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chatmoss, VA1,316$73,52933%
      Ferrum, VA2,357$45,46918%
      Stanleytown, VA1,224$43,97121%
      Ridgeway, VA813$38,92930%
      Villa Heights, VA545$37,69432%
      Bassett, VA1,157$26,22053%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Valley, AZ1,157$113,730106%
      Afton, OK1,157$32,50041%
      Lake Linden, MI1,157$29,44447%
      Velva, ND1,157$41,31425%
      Elwood, UT1,157$78,06341%
      Bassett, VA1,157$26,22053%
      Source: The Bassett, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).