Lorton employment information

IndexLortonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$37,669$34,967$29,829
Median household income$97,279$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$114,668$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$79,291$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$41,796$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$33,137$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.1%11.4%15.1%
The Lorton, 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 Lorton is $37,669, which is 8% higher than than the Virginia average and 26% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $97,279, which is 47% higher than than the Virginia average and 76% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lorton is 5%, which is 6% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lorton is 6% which is 60% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$64,846$97,279$194,558
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 Lorton is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lorton is 76% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lorton is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lorton is 60% lower than the national average.

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Lorton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%1.1%
Manufacturing sector4.4%0.3%
Financial & insurance services1.9%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%11.8%
Public administration15.7%14.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.4%3.6%
Education, health & social services12.1%34.4%
Other33.5%27.9%

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Fort Hunt, VA17,182$172,857212%
Franklin Farm, VA19,303$168,750205%
Lorton, VA20,173$97,27976%

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Cartersville, GA20,169$46,26416%
Johnstown, PA20,169$24,07556%
Ferndale, MI20,167$55,1590%
Simpsonville, SC20,183$59,2017%
Murrysville, PA20,159$90,64364%
Lorton, VA20,173$97,27976%
Source: The Lorton, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).