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Old 11-05-2009, 12:52 AM
 
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I just thought it would be interesting to make a list of all of HR's localities by median household income (2007 Census estimates) for anyone who is curious. Virginia's MHI was $59,575.

York County: $78,234
Poquoson: $78,191
James City County: $70,487
Chesapeake: $63,016
Virginia Beach: $61,234
Isle of Wight County: $58,840
Suffolk: $57,546
Gloucester County: $56,123
Mathews County: $54,431
Hampton: $46,462
Newport News: $44,887
Williamsburg: $43,777
Portsmouth: $42,940
Norfolk: $40,295
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Old 11-05-2009, 08:26 AM
 
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is Mathews really that high? other than that the Peninsula is doing pretty well
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:00 AM
 
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It is indeed odd that Mathews is that high, considering that its population has been declining and is so far out as an exurb with the only major thing being a fishing industry.
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Old 11-05-2009, 11:08 AM
 
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I forgot to include Currituck County, NC: $52,893. North Carolina's MHI was $44,772.
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Old 11-05-2009, 12:15 PM
 
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Probably people that commute way out there, trying to escape the "city."

Some other report showed that gov't related $$ is the top paying industry in Hampton Roads. It ranks higher than business executive pay on average.
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Old 11-05-2009, 01:05 PM
 
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I think Mathews also has an affluent retiree population, in addition to the local folk there
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Old 11-05-2009, 02:07 PM
 
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Some other report showed that gov't related $$ is the top paying industry in Hampton Roads. It ranks higher than business executive pay on average.
I'm not surprised. Growing up in Yorktown, most of my friends' parents either had high-paying jobs at NASA or somewhere in Oyster Point, or were high-ranking military people at Langley or Ft. Eustis.
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Old 11-05-2009, 06:15 PM
 
Location: A Small Metro In Southeastern Virginia Called Virginia Beach/Norfolk.
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It's great that Virginia Beach, a City of 440,000 residents has that high a median income.
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Old 11-05-2009, 06:25 PM
 
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It's great that Virginia Beach, a City of 440,000 residents has that high a median income.

I was thinking is it really that low!!!
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Old 11-05-2009, 06:29 PM
 
Location: A Small Metro In Southeastern Virginia Called Virginia Beach/Norfolk.
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I was thinking is it really that low!!!
huh?
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