Income/capita 19%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 66%
IndexVirginia UnionRichmondVirginia
Income per capita$24,159$29,011$34,967
Median household income$47,192$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$21,979$28,684$41,712
Median earnings female$35,209$24,608$29,664
Unemployment rate7.8%5.9%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a25.4%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Virginia Union is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Virginia Union is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Virginia Union is 66% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Virginia Union is equal to the national average

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      Virginia Union employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.9%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services28.5%8.2%
      Public administration6.5%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%3.1%
      Education, health & social services10.5%41.7%

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