Income/capita 24%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 39%
Income per capita$22,796$25,943$34,967
Median household income$39,031$49,890$66,149
Median income owner occupied$0$66,073$82,180
Median income renter occupied$0$34,123$42,481
Median earnings male$29,956$32,632$41,712
Median earnings female$22,972$26,369$29,664
Unemployment rate6.5%5.4%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a15.6%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Downtown is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Downtown is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Downtown is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Downtown is equal to the national average

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      Downtown median earnings by income bracket

      Downtown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.8%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector17.7%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.7%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.6%16.4%
      Public administration8.4%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%2.2%
      Education, health & social services7.8%34.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Carrollton, VA5,481$88,19359%
      Poquoson, VA12,068$84,64353%
      Smithfield, VA8,304$65,90719%
      Yorktown, VA165$61,62511%
      Benns Church, VA699$59,0637%
      Hampton, VA136,789$49,89010%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bellevue, WA136,718$100,70382%
      McAllen, TX138,475$45,56818%
      Warren, MI135,069$44,01720%
      Killeen, TX138,745$48,15713%
      West Valley City, UT134,609$55,9331%
      Hampton, VA136,789$49,89010%
      Source: The Downtown, Hampton, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).