Chatham employment information

IndexChathamVirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,581$34,967$29,829
Median household income$44,167$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$55,385$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,250$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$40,556$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$25,833$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%11.4%15.1%
The Chatham, 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 Chatham is $25,581, which is 27% lower than than the Virginia average and 14% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $44,167, which is 33% lower than than the Virginia average and 20% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Chatham is 2%, which is 63% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Chatham is 10% which is 33% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,441$44,167$88,334
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 Chatham is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chatham is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chatham is 63% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chatham is 33% lower than the national average.

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Chatham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%1.7%
Manufacturing sector12.8%4.8%
Financial & insurance services7.4%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services9.6%12.2%
Public administration9.2%7.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services26.2%39.6%
Other18.4%30.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Penhook, VA732$72,08330%
Mount Hermon, VA4,159$70,13627%
Blairs, VA885$57,7164%
Gretna, VA1,229$27,37551%
Chatham, VA1,197$44,16720%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Elsie, MI1,197$41,00026%
Thompson, ND1,196$88,12559%
Kenton, TN1,196$32,76841%
Grantsburg, WI1,196$31,59143%
Fruitland, IA1,196$75,41736%
Chatham, VA1,197$44,16720%
Source: The Chatham, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).