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Income/capita 26%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 47%
IndexHanoverVirginiaNational
Income per capita$37,615$34,967$29,829
Median household income$75,758$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$26,202$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$0$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level0.0%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hanover is 26% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Hanover is 37% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hanover is 47% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hanover is 100% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $50,500$75,758$151,516
      City
      $44,094$66,149$132,298
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Hanover median earnings by income bracket

      Hanover employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.0%10.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services27.5%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.7%0.0%
      Public administration5.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%10.0%
      Education, health & social services10.8%13.3%
      Other35.0%21.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wyndham, VA10,097$145,464163%
      Short Pump, VA27,099$111,296101%
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086$85,37054%
      Innsbrook, VA7,707$84,07252%
      Mechanicsville, VA37,201$74,06134%
      Hanover, VA263$75,75837%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sautee-Nacoochee, GA263$39,19129%
      Chester, IA263$29,37547%
      White Oak, OK263$42,50023%
      Millican, TX263$60,0008%
      Aaronsburg CDP (Washington County), PA263$63,55815%
      Hanover, VA263$75,75837%
      Source: The Hanover, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).