Income/capita 71%
Household income 101%
Unemployment 56%
IndexShort PumpVirginiaNational
Income per capita$50,910$34,967$29,829
Median household income$111,296$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$136,720$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$76,042$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$78,991$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$40,635$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level2.1%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Short Pump is 71% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Short Pump is 101% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Short Pump is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Short Pump is 86% lower than the national average

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      Short Pump employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.2%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%0.2%
      Financial & insurance services20.3%17.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.5%10.0%
      Public administration5.4%5.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%1.1%
      Education, health & social services12.5%33.4%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wyndham, VA10,097$145,464163%
      Goochland, VA861$101,25083%
      Chamberlayne, VA6,086$85,37054%
      Innsbrook, VA7,707$84,07252%
      Hanover, VA263$75,75837%
      Short Pump, VA27,099$111,296101%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Auburn, NY27,101$40,00528%
      Rexburg, ID27,114$26,44552%
      Ladera Ranch, CA27,121$142,283157%
      West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA27,071$64,94317%
      Lafayette, CO27,053$72,89532%
      Short Pump, VA27,099$111,296101%
      Source: The Short Pump, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).