Charlottesville employment information

IndexCharlottesvilleVirginiaNational
Income per capita$30,729$34,967$29,829
Median household income$50,727$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$83,557$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,332$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$30,200$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$25,023$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level25.9%11.4%15.1%
The Charlottesville, 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 Charlottesville is $30,729, which is 12% lower than than the Virginia average and 3% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $50,727, which is 23% lower than than the Virginia average and 8% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Charlottesville is 2%, which is 47% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Charlottesville is 26% which is 71% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$33,814$50,727$101,454
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 Charlottesville is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charlottesville is 8% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charlottesville is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charlottesville is 71% higher than the national average.

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Charlottesville median earnings by income bracket

Charlottesville employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%1.1%
Manufacturing sector4.8%0.9%
Financial & insurance services2.1%2.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.3%9.5%
Public administration3.2%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%1.0%
Education, health & social services26.7%47.0%
Other38.0%31.8%

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Charlottesville, VA45,538$50,7278%

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Charlottesville, VA45,538$50,7278%
Source: The Charlottesville, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).