Cape Charles employment information

IndexCape CharlesVirginiaNational
Income per capita$37,563$34,967$29,829
Median household income$49,792$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,250$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,625$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$36,406$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$43,125$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level20.7%11.4%15.1%
The Cape Charles, 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 Cape Charles is $37,563, which is 7% higher than than the Virginia average and 26% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $49,792, which is 25% lower than than the Virginia average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cape Charles is 5%, which is equal to than the national average. The poverty rate in Cape Charles is 21% which is 37% higher than than the national average.

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$33,191$49,792$99,584
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 Cape Charles is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cape Charles is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cape Charles is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cape Charles is 37% higher than the national average.

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Cape Charles median earnings by income bracket

Cape Charles employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.0%8.2%
Financial & insurance services4.0%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%14.6%
Public administration4.5%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.7%9.4%
Education, health & social services8.0%38.0%
Other40.3%28.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Eastville, VA224$51,9646%
Cheriton, VA502$34,11838%
Cape Charles, VA982$49,79210%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shabbona, IL982$54,7221%
Grand Coulee, WA982$33,01540%
Kissee Mills, MO982$30,33345%
Thaxton, MS982$42,76823%
Malvern, IA982$65,59519%
Cape Charles, VA982$49,79210%
Source: The Cape Charles, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).