Smithfield employment information

IndexSmithfieldVirginiaNational
Income per capita$31,232$34,967$29,829
Median household income$65,907$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,875$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,995$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$52,312$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$31,395$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level14.3%11.4%15.1%
The Smithfield, VA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Smithfield is $31,232, which is 11% lower than than the Virginia average and 5% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $65,907, which is equal to than the Virginia average and 19% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Smithfield is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Smithfield is 14% which is 5% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$43,933$65,907$131,814
City
$44,094$66,149$132,298
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Smithfield is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Smithfield is 19% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Smithfield is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Smithfield is 5% lower than the national average.

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Smithfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.8%0.7%
Manufacturing sector33.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.2%3.8%
Wholesale & retail services9.5%10.9%
Public administration11.5%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%0.9%
Education, health & social services5.7%41.5%
Other20.1%23.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
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Poquoson, VA12,068$84,64353%
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Benns Church, VA699$59,0637%
Bethel Manor, VA4,181$52,5005%
Smithfield, VA8,304$65,90719%

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Doylestown, PA8,305$73,18532%
Gig Harbor, WA8,307$64,93117%
St. Joseph, MI8,307$55,8541%
Country Club Estates, GA8,301$37,76632%
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,301$171,747210%
Smithfield, VA8,304$65,90719%
Source: The Smithfield, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).