Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$27,951$29,644$30,137
Median household income$53,760$49,127$54,895
Median income owner occupied$0$62,089$68,587
Median income renter occupied$0$36,648$31,605
Median earnings male$47,134$36,854$39,478
Median earnings female$41,422$31,701$26,440
Unemployment rate4.6%5.4%4.5%
Poverty leveln/a23.1%13.3%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Richmond is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Richmond is 3% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Richmond is 2% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Richmond is 100% lower than the national average

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      $32,748 $49,127 $98,254
      $36,593 $54,895 $109,790
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      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.

      Richmond median earnings by income bracket

      Richmond employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.2%13.2%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%10.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%1.4%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%12.3%
      Public administration6.9%6.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%16.0%
      Education, health & social services10.7%10.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pine Valley, NJ11$214,583287.9%
      Haverford College, PA1,243$176,397218.9%
      Churchville, PA5,323$158,712186.9%
      Springdale, NJ14,111$153,178176.9%
      Haddonfield, NJ11,342$151,579174.0%
      Philadelphia, PA1,581,531$49,12711.2%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      San Antonio, TX1,529,133$53,4203.4%
      Phoenix, AZ1,658,422$60,91410.1%
      San Diego, CA1,414,545$83,45450.9%
      Calgary, AB1,371,990n/a 
      Montréal, QC1,811,008n/a 
      Philadelphia, PA1,581,531$49,12711.2%
      Source: The Richmond, Philadelphia, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).