Wachapreague employment information

IndexWachapreagueVirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,122$34,967$29,829
Median household income$42,656$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,219$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,545$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$29,000$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$29,375$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate1.2%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%11.4%15.1%
The Wachapreague, 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 Wachapreague is $25,122, which is 28% lower than than the Virginia average and 16% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $42,656, which is 36% lower than than the Virginia average and 23% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wachapreague is 1%, which is 75% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wachapreague is 9% which is 39% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$28,434$42,656$85,312
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 Wachapreague is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wachapreague is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wachapreague is 75% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wachapreague is 39% lower than the national average.

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Wachapreague median earnings by income bracket

Wachapreague employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry31.0%5.0%
Manufacturing sector2.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.8%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services26.2%12.5%
Public administration9.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.3%32.5%
Other7.1%50.0%

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Wachapreague, VA194$42,65623%

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Wachapreague, VA194$42,65623%
Source: The Wachapreague, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).