Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$68,544$34,967$29,829
Median household income$126,531$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$156,414$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$105,259$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$83,280$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$61,858$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Merrifield is 130% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Merrifield is 129% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Merrifield is 81% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Merrifield is 49% lower than the national average

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      $84,345 $126,531 $253,062
      $44,094 $66,149 $132,298
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Merrifield median earnings by income bracket

      Merrifield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.1%7.1%
      Manufacturing sector2.4%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.8%6.8%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%5.9%
      Public administration15.3%15.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.6%3.6%
      Education, health & social services8.3%8.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Chevy Chase Section Five, MD757$250,001351.9%
      Somerset, MD952$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase Section Three, MD900$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase town, MD2,948$250,001351.9%
      Chevy Chase View, MD1,151$250,001351.9%
      Merrifield, VA18,523$126,531128.7%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Lake Shore, MD18,523$111,940102.3%
      Concord, MO18,521$76,62938.5%
      Brookfield, IL18,520$84,89153.4%
      Winchester, KY18,520$43,41521.5%
      Milledgeville, GA18,526$32,23541.7%
      Merrifield, VA18,523$126,531128.7%
      Source: The Merrifield, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).