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Income/capita 32%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 40%
IndexBelt CenterRichmondVirginia
Income per capita$20,370$29,011$34,967
Median household income$45,910$41,187$66,149
Median income owner occupied$0$67,516$82,180
Median income renter occupied$0$28,870$42,481
Median earnings male$32,211$28,684$41,712
Median earnings female$22,009$24,608$29,664
Unemployment rate6.5%5.9%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a25.4%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Belt Center is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Belt Center is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Belt Center is 40% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Belt Center is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,455$41,187$82,374
      City
      $44,094$66,149$132,298
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Belt Center median earnings by income bracket

      Belt Center employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.8%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector12.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services11.5%10.1%
      Public administration13.9%10.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.7%3.1%
      Education, health & social services11.4%34.3%
      Other31.5%23.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wyndham, VA10,097$145,464163%
      Short Pump, VA27,099$111,296101%
      Woodlake, VA7,172$98,13577%
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086$85,37054%
      Innsbrook, VA7,707$84,07252%
      Richmond, VA216,773$41,18726%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Boise, ID218,677$52,2496%
      San Bernardino, CA214,581$38,45630%
      Des Moines, IA212,859$48,08813%
      Birmingham, AL212,424$32,40441%
      Spokane, WA212,078$43,27422%
      Richmond, VA216,773$41,18726%
      Source: The Belt Center, Richmond, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).