South Norfolk employment information

IndexSouth NorfolkChesapeakeVirginia
Income per capita$22,224$30,764$34,967
Median household income$48,169$69,978$66,149
Median income owner occupied$0$83,482$82,180
Median income renter occupied$0$42,810$42,481
Median earnings male$31,037$43,981$41,712
Median earnings female$26,965$30,386$29,664
Unemployment rate5.3%4.0%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a9.5%11.4%
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$46,647$69,978$139,956
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.

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  • The income per capita in South Norfolk is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Norfolk is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Norfolk is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Norfolk is equal to the national average.

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South Norfolk employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector13.8%1.3%
Financial & insurance services1.2%4.2%
Wholesale & retail services11.6%18.1%
Public administration8.2%5.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.6%3.2%
Education, health & social services7.1%31.8%
Other29.6%28.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Portsmouth, VA96,071$47,05015%
Norfolk, VA245,724$45,26818%
Chesapeake, VA233,194$69,97826%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Irving, TX232,013$54,8681%
Scottsdale, AZ234,495$76,54338%
Garland, TX234,810$53,2204%
Hialeah, FL235,626$29,81746%
North Las Vegas, NV230,436$53,5653%
Chesapeake, VA233,194$69,97826%
Source: The South Norfolk, Chesapeake, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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