Hampton employment information

IndexHamptonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,943$34,967$29,829
Median household income$49,890$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,073$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,123$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$32,632$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$26,369$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.6%11.4%15.1%
The Hampton, 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 Hampton is $25,943, which is 26% lower than than the Virginia average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $49,890, which is 25% lower than than the Virginia average and 10% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Hampton is 5%, which is 17% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Hampton is 16% which is 3% higher than than the national average.

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$33,256$49,890$99,780
City
$44,094$66,149$132,298
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Hampton is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hampton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hampton is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hampton is 3% higher than the national average.

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Hampton median earnings by income bracket

Hampton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.4%1.2%
Manufacturing sector18.4%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.7%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%13.2%
Public administration10.2%8.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%2.5%
Education, health & social services10.0%35.0%
Other28.2%27.6%

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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%

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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 Hampton, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).