Income/capita 44%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 165%
IndexOak GroveRichmondVirginia
Income per capita$16,602$29,011$34,967
Median household income$31,698$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$24,214$28,684$41,712
Median earnings female$23,763$24,608$29,664
Unemployment rate12.4%5.9%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a25.4%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak Grove is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak Grove is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Grove is 165% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak Grove is equal to the national average

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      Oak Grove employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.9%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services1.2%16.4%
      Public administration1.2%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%7.3%
      Education, health & social services18.2%38.4%

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      Wyndham, VA10,097$145,464163%
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      Woodlake, VA7,172$98,13577%
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086$85,37054%
      Innsbrook, VA7,707$84,07252%
      Richmond, VA216,773$41,18726%

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      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 Oak Grove, Richmond, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).