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Income/capita 48%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 19%
IndexCraigsvilleVirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,502$34,967$29,829
Median household income$35,109$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,667$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,204$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$31,920$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$20,188$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level29.9%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Craigsville is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Craigsville is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Craigsville is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Craigsville is 98% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $23,403$35,109$70,218
      City
      $44,094$66,149$132,298
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Craigsville median earnings by income bracket

      Craigsville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.6%4.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services22.7%5.3%
      Public administration10.1%8.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities30.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.1%61.1%
      Other6.1%18.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Greenville, VA1,485$58,2715%
      Deerfield, VA126$51,0508%
      Churchville, VA67$48,98411%
      Goshen, VA398$30,20845%
      Middlebrook, VA212$2,49995%
      Craigsville, VA1,143$35,10937%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Allentown, FL1,143$73,71833%
      Georgetown, CO1,143$63,12514%
      Ravensdale, WA1,143$84,64053%
      Troy, NH1,142$55,9381%
      South Coventry, CT1,142$86,01655%
      Craigsville, VA1,143$35,10937%
      Source: The Craigsville, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).