Emporia employment information

IndexEmporiaVirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,608$34,967$29,829
Median household income$27,169$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,699$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,515$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$21,886$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$21,740$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate10.2%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level33.0%11.4%15.1%
The Emporia, 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 Emporia is $18,608, which is 47% lower than than the Virginia average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,169, which is 59% lower than than the Virginia average and 51% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Emporia is 10%, which is 120% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Emporia is 33% which is 118% higher than than the national average.
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$Input your household income
$18,110$27,169$54,338
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 Emporia is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Emporia is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Emporia is 120% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Emporia is 118% higher than the national average.

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Emporia median earnings by income bracket

Emporia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%1.1%
Manufacturing sector19.0%2.4%
Financial & insurance services3.4%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%17.4%
Public administration4.1%15.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.6%2.8%
Education, health & social services4.5%38.8%
Other35.1%17.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jarratt, VA631$42,29224%
Gaston, NC1,162$30,83344%
Seaboard, NC635$29,23447%
Emporia, VA5,565$27,16951%

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Apple Valley, OH5,565$60,65610%
Pelham Manor, NY5,564$158,788187%
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Richlands, VA5,568$29,48747%
Saranac Lake, NY5,569$43,01422%
Emporia, VA5,565$27,16951%
Source: The Emporia, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).