Income/capita 38%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 23%
Income per capita$18,570$34,967$29,829
Median household income$38,750$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,063$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$31,429$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$25,000$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.2%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Phenix is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Phenix is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Phenix is 23% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Phenix is 26% lower than the national average

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      Phenix employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services13.4%1.9%
      Public administration20.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%1.9%
      Education, health & social services6.0%66.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pamplin City, VA147$42,18824%
      Charlotte Court House, VA646$34,53138%
      Brookneal, VA1,144$27,46550%
      Drakes Branch, VA773$25,68254%
      Keysville, VA1,130$25,65854%
      Phenix, VA260$38,75030%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Delta, AL260$0100%
      Montrose, GA260$43,75021%
      Wilmore, PA260$55,1790%
      Asbury, NJ260$70,78128%
      Lynn, AR260$31,18144%
      Phenix, VA260$38,75030%
      Source: The Phenix, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).