B+
33%
Income/capita NAT. AVG.
8%
Household income NAT. AVG.
45%
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexCharlottesvilleVirginiaNational
Income per capita$39,712$34,967$29,829
Median household income$59,598$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$96,695$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,966$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$35,832$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$30,441$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level23.1%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Charlottesville is 33% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Charlottesville is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Charlottesville is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Charlottesville is 53% higher than the national average

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      $39,728 $59,598 $119,196
      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.

      Charlottesville median earnings by income bracket

      Charlottesville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.9%7.9%
      Manufacturing sector5.1%5.1%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%9.0%
      Public administration3.2%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%2.9%
      Education, health & social services30.4%30.4%
      Other34.4%34.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ivy, VA736$156,161182.3%
      Rivanna, VA1,864$116,563110.7%
      Hollymead, VA8,500$102,70485.6%
      Crozet, VA7,191$99,75880.3%
      Pantops, VA4,246$82,50049.1%
      Charlottesville, VA47,217$59,5987.7%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Glenview, IL47,218$118,019113.3%
      Marana, AZ47,164$89,68962.1%
      Charleston, WV47,273$49,76910.0%
      Roseville, MI47,160$49,42610.7%
      Burleson, TX47,151$77,32939.8%
      Charlottesville, VA47,217$59,5987.7%
      Source: The Charlottesville, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).