Wytheville, VA Income and Economy

Wytheville Unemployment

City unemployment is displayed in the following table. The city's unemployment rate is 11.3%. This rate is worse than the 7.9% national average.

Unemployment City State USA
Unemployment Rate
11.3%
5.9%
7.9%
National Average
Black or African American
25.6%
10.0%
14.0%
National Average
White
9.2%
4.8%
6.8%
National Average
Asian
0.0%
4.6%
6.4%
National Average
Hispanic
0.0%
7.0%
9.6%
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
N/A
10.6%
10.5%
National Average
Two or more races
N/A
9.9%
12.2%
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
N/A
9.1%
13.9%
National Average

Wytheville Median Income by Race

Median income by race is displayed below. Asian people make the most, with an average of $46,618 annually.

Race City State USA
Asian
$46,618
$39,680
$34,418
National Average
White
$22,897
$35,878
$31,133
National Average
Black or African American
$13,611
$26,747
$25,062
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
$0
$33,675
$26,563
National Average
Two or more races
$0
$27,729
$22,664
National Average
Hispanic
$0
$25,302
$21,505
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
$0
$24,570
$21,510
National Average

Wytheville Median Household Income by Age

The following table continues the city's median income by age. The age group with the highest income in Wytheville, VA is < 25.

Age City State USA
< 25
$26,328
$31,967
$26,465
National Average
25 - 44
$50,236
$67,089
$57,132
National Average
45 - 64
$44,708
$73,733
$63,398
National Average
> 64
$23,948
$38,641
$33,906
National Average

Wytheville Median Worker Income

Individual median worker income is displayed in the following table. The city average worker income is $22,210. This income level is worse than the $29,701 national average.

Worker Type City State USA
Male
$26,540
$40,128
$35,201
National Average
Female
$20,466
$26,948
$24,139
National Average
Median Household Income
$38,607
$61,406
$51,914
National Average

Wytheville Household Income Other than Earnings

The following table has data for Wytheville, VA household income, other than earnings. At $20,699, Retirement Income income is the highest category for other earnings. For the city, social security is $14,094 of an household's other annually income.

Income Type City State USA
Retirement Income
$20,699
$26,210
$21,489
National Average
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income
$20,047
$14,285
$15,308
National Average
Social Security Income
$14,094
$15,385
$15,495
National Average
Public Assistance Income
$1,612
$2,804
$3,553
National Average

Top Wytheville Occupations

Browse the table below to see popular occupations in Wytheville, VA. Occupations are listed in order of the percent of population doing them.

Occupation City State USA
Sales and office occupations
27.1%
23.7%
25.4%
National Average
Service occupations
18.8%
15.5%
17.1%
National Average
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
16.6%
10.1%
12.4%
National Average
Management, business, and financial occupations
14.2%
17.1%
14.3%
National Average
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
8.5%
4.8%
5.2%
National Average
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations
6.8%
11.4%
10.6%
National Average
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
5.2%
9.6%
9.8%
National Average
Computer, engineering, and science occupations
2.9%
7.8%
5.2%
National Average
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Wytheville to other Virginia cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Virginia to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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