Drakes Branch employment information

IndexDrakes BranchVirginiaNational
Income per capita$12,450$34,967$29,829
Median household income$25,682$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,111$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$12,105$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$25,469$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$13,056$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level40.4%11.4%15.1%
The Drakes Branch, 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 Drakes Branch is $12,450, which is 64% lower than than the Virginia average and 58% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $25,682, which is 61% lower than than the Virginia average and 54% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Drakes Branch is 7%, which is 59% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Drakes Branch is 40% which is 168% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$17,119$25,682$51,364
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 Drakes Branch is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Drakes Branch is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Drakes Branch is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Drakes Branch is 168% higher than the national average.

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Drakes Branch employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.4%7.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.5%10.8%
Public administration10.3%7.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.5%55.0%
Other25.2%24.3%

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Drakes Branch, VA773$25,68254%

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Drakes Branch, VA773$25,68254%
Source: The Drakes Branch, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).