Merrifield employment information

IndexMerrifieldVirginiaNational
Income per capita$51,493$34,967$29,829
Median household income$110,121$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$135,409$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$94,970$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$63,627$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$55,662$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%11.4%15.1%
The Merrifield, 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 Merrifield is $51,493, which is 47% higher than than the Virginia average and 73% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $110,121, which is 66% higher than than the Virginia average and 99% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Merrifield is 4%, which is 23% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Merrifield is 7% which is 52% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$73,406$110,121$220,242
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.

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  • The income per capita in Merrifield is 73% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Merrifield is 99% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Merrifield is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Merrifield is 52% lower than the national average.

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Merrifield median earnings by income bracket

Merrifield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.0%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services7.6%10.9%
Public administration9.9%7.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%1.3%
Education, health & social services8.4%26.5%
Other51.9%46.1%

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Chevy Chase Village, MD2,030$250,001352%
Somerset, MD1,215$250,001352%
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD641$250,001352%
Merrifield, VA17,000$110,12199%

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Greenfield, CA16,994$46,50616%
Bryn Mawr-Skyway, WA17,014$63,90116%
Kuna, ID17,015$58,5376%
North Liberty, IA16,984$77,75241%
Merrifield, VA17,000$110,12199%
Source: The Merrifield, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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