Norton employment information

IndexNortonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$19,522$34,967$29,829
Median household income$26,000$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,300$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,996$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$26,863$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$19,464$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level26.5%11.4%15.1%
The Norton, 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 Norton is $19,522, which is 44% lower than than the Virginia average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $26,000, which is 61% lower than than the Virginia average and 53% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Norton is 8%, which is 81% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Norton is 27% which is 76% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$17,331$26,000$52,000
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 Norton is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Norton is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Norton is 81% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Norton is 76% higher than the national average.

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Norton median earnings by income bracket

Norton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.5%1.3%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services8.8%20.0%
Public administration9.0%6.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.2%34.0%
Other40.5%35.7%

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Norton, VA3,978$26,00053%

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Alexandria, AL3,980$57,4114%
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Norton, VA3,978$26,00053%
Source: The Norton, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).