Blacksburg employment information

IndexBlacksburgSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$11,752$25,521$29,829
Median household income$22,692$46,898$55,322
Median income owner occupied$28,250$57,389$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,310$29,505$35,192
Median earnings male$25,714$32,196$36,919
Median earnings female$16,887$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%5.0%4.7%
Poverty level45.5%17.2%15.1%
The Blacksburg, SC 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 Blacksburg is $11,752, which is 54% lower than than the South Carolina average and 61% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $22,692, which is 52% lower than than the South Carolina average and 59% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Blacksburg is 8%, which is 80% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Blacksburg is 45% which is 201% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$15,126$22,692$45,384
City
$31,262$46,898$93,796
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 Blacksburg is 61% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Blacksburg is 59% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Blacksburg is 80% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Blacksburg is 201% higher than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Blacksburg

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Blacksburg

Compare Blacksburg, SC Employment To Other Cities

Employment status

Hours worked per week

Blacksburg median earnings by income bracket

Blacksburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services19.9%27.3%
Public administration7.1%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.1%3.7%
Education, health & social services0.0%15.9%
Other34.3%35.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boiling Springs, NC4,650$56,7583%
Cliffside, NC331$56,6672%
Lattimore, NC474$50,4819%
Hickory Grove, SC428$50,00010%
Earl, NC224$43,54221%
Blacksburg, SC2,068$22,69259%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brice Prairie, WI2,068$72,91732%
Crystal Lake, CT2,068$109,37598%
Belington, WV2,068$32,84141%
Epworth, IA2,068$70,52627%
Ogden, IA2,069$49,31811%
Blacksburg, SC2,068$22,69259%
Source: The Blacksburg, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).