Income/capita 25%
Household income 12%
Unemployment 48%
Income per capita$22,336$34,967$29,829
Median household income$48,563$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,821$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,500$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$40,223$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$26,419$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Grottoes is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Grottoes is 12% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Grottoes is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Grottoes is 27% lower than the national average

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      Grottoes employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%5.5%
      Manufacturing sector29.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services23.5%11.4%
      Public administration3.0%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.0%5.5%
      Education, health & social services6.4%31.9%

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      Ivy, VA822$135,486145%
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      Massanetta Springs, VA5,116$79,54544%
      Crozet, VA6,620$76,55238%
      Grottoes, VA2,751$48,56312%

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      Lakeview Estates, GA2,751$24,42156%
      Kelly Ridge, CA2,751$40,29227%
      Hooverson Heights, WV2,752$51,6157%
      East Tawas, MI2,750$38,08631%
      Cajah's Mountain, NC2,752$41,60725%
      Grottoes, VA2,751$48,56312%
      Source: The Grottoes, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).