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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Boston is $17,686, which is much lower than the state average of $33,958 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Boston median household income is $28,438. On average Boston residents spend 23.6 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 28.0 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #488

Boston, VA
17,686 USD
Virginia
33,958 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Boston, VA
22,813 USD
Virginia
34,987 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Boston, VA
23,571 USD
Virginia
41,629 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Boston, VA
14,492 USD
Virginia
28,890 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #508
Boston, VA
28,438 USD
Virginia
64,792 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Boston, VA
37,559 USD
Virginia
88,413 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank
Boston, VA
-25.23%
Virginia
38.81%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Boston, VA median household income growth rate is since 2006-2010. The Virginia and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income4.08%$1,669, see rank24.24%$15,19021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income21.00%$17,790, see rank27.46%$17,75029.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income-0.31%$0, see rank2.06%$3,1082.82%$3,720
Retirement Income13.17%$18,731, see rank21.03%$29,14417.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Boston, VA
38,723 USD
Virginia
77,939 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Boston, VA
47,190 USD
Virginia
102,254 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
White$70,114, see rank$68,751$56,203
Black$27,765, see rank$43,803$35,564

*Based on 2008-2012 data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
45 to 64$37,926, see rank$78,740$65,027
65 or over$63,846, see rank$44,048$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over538, see rank6,531,424248,775,628
Male1227, 42.19%, see rank48.67%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2140, 61.67%, see rank71.74%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank2.88%0.73%
Male, Civilian2140, 61.67%, see rank68.86%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3140, 100.00%, see rank92.83%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank7.17%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force287, 38.33%, see rank28.26%30.72%
Female1311, 57.81%, see rank51.33%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2226, 72.67%, see rank61.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.51%0.11%
Female, Civilian2226, 72.67%, see rank60.88%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3226, 100.00%, see rank93.32%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank6.68%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force285, 27.33%, see rank38.61%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over366, 100%3,964,601141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone360, 98.36%, see rank77.46%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled6, 1.64%, see rank9.56%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank4.50%5.06%
Walked0, 0.00%, see rank2.38%2.78%
Other Means0, 0.00%, see rank1.51%1.79%
Worked at Home0, 0.00%, see rank4.59%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Boston, VA
23.6 minutes
Virginia
28.0 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over3663,936,638143,435,233
Male1140, 38.25%, see rank51.61%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank39.95%33.12%
Service Occupations249, 35.00%, see rank14.02%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank16.24%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations222, 15.71%, see rank0.64%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank9.43%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations269, 49.29%, see rank14.05%17.94%
Female1226, 61.75%, see rank48.39%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations269, 30.53%, see rank45.17%40.04%
Service Occupations236, 15.93%, see rank19.77%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations218, 7.96%, see rank29.79%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.15%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations247, 20.80%, see rank0.34%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations256, 24.78%, see rank4.52%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Boston, VAVirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over366, 100%3,936,638143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining22, 6.01%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction47, 12.84%, see rank6.45%6.17%
Manufacturing93, 25.41%, see rank7.36%10.43%
Wholesale Trade32, 8.74%, see rank1.93%2.75%
Retail Trade18, 4.92%, see rank10.80%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities9, 2.46%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information0, 0.00%, see rank2.13%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing0, 0.00%, see rank6.33%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
93, 25.41%, see rank14.72%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance32, 8.74%, see rank21.68%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
20, 5.46%, see rank8.81%9.49%
Public Administration0, 0.00%, see rank9.37%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration0, 0.00%, see rank5.25%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Boston, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty9615.36%, see rank11.52%15.59%
Family in Poverty167.62%, see rank8.24%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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