Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$27,290$34,967$29,829
Median household income$67,926$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$69,615$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$61,685$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$50,515$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$22,344$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.1%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pearisburg is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pearisburg is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pearisburg is 41% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pearisburg is 27% lower than the national average

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      $45,279 $67,926 $135,852
      $44,094 $66,149 $132,298
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Pearisburg median earnings by income bracket

      Pearisburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector43.7%43.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services7.2%7.2%
      Public administration9.7%9.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.3%10.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      New River, VA370$94,06370.0%
      Fairlawn, VA2,656$56,5542.2%
      Belview, VA999$56,0541.3%
      Pembroke, VA1,201$50,2089.2%
      Narrows, VA2,108$50,1639.3%
      Pearisburg, VA2,637$67,92622.8%

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      Pearisburg, VA2,637$67,92622.8%
      Source: The Pearisburg, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).