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Income/capita 49%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 18%
IndexNortheastVirginia BeachVirginia
Income per capita$44,584$33,250$34,967
Median household income$75,258$67,719$66,149
Median income owner occupied$0$83,236$82,180
Median income renter occupied$0$48,771$42,481
Median earnings male$58,613$41,285$41,712
Median earnings female$34,050$29,174$29,664
Unemployment rate3.8%3.7%3.8%
Poverty leveln/a8.2%11.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Northeast is 49% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Northeast is 36% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Northeast is 18% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Northeast is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $45,141$67,719$135,438
      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.

      Northeast median earnings by income bracket

      Northeast employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.9%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector7.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.5%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.0%13.1%
      Public administration9.3%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%2.5%
      Education, health & social services11.2%31.0%
      Other36.3%36.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chesapeake, VA233,194$69,97826%
      Portsmouth, VA96,071$47,05015%
      Norfolk, VA245,724$45,26818%
      Virginia Beach, VA449,733$67,71922%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Colorado Springs, CO448,759$56,2272%
      Atlanta, GA456,378$49,39811%
      Omaha, NE443,072$50,8278%
      Raleigh, NC441,326$58,6416%
      Miami, FL432,622$31,64243%
      Virginia Beach, VA449,733$67,71922%
      Source: The Northeast, Virginia Beach, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).