Lexington employment information

IndexLexingtonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,745$34,967$29,829
Median household income$34,464$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,333$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,688$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$4,178$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$9,542$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level18.4%11.4%15.1%
The Lexington, 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 Lexington is $15,745, which is 55% lower than than the Virginia average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,464, which is 48% lower than than the Virginia average and 38% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lexington is 1%, which is 70% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lexington is 18% which is 22% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,973$34,464$68,928
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 Lexington is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lexington is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lexington is 70% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lexington is 22% higher than the national average.

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Lexington median earnings by income bracket

Lexington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.0%1.0%
Manufacturing sector4.9%2.6%
Financial & insurance services4.6%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services4.7%9.0%
Public administration3.7%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services33.2%43.2%
Other37.4%31.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glasgow, VA1,221$47,59314%
East Lexington, VA1,130$37,04833%
Goshen, VA398$30,20845%
Buena Vista, VA6,610$29,10947%
Lexington, VA7,036$34,46438%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Archbald, PA7,036$49,68810%
Twin Rivers, NJ7,034$90,93864%
New Paltz, NY7,034$40,71726%
Huron, OH7,038$51,6337%
Fayetteville, TN7,033$31,60143%
Lexington, VA7,036$34,46438%
Source: The Lexington, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).