Virginia Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Fairfax County Virginia, 36,930
County with the Most Employees: Fairfax County Virginia, 520,635
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Goochland County Virginia, $1,960
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Lancaster County Virginia, 7.8%



Accomack County Virginia

Total Businesses1,0510.4% of state total
Total Employment10,4180.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68161.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare21620.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,26131.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled16215.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Engineering services4264.1% of county employees



Albemarle County Virginia

Total Businesses3,6181.3% of state total
Total Employment38,1671.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$91181.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Other services57015.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare6,37916.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Private households38810.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,9687.8% of county employees



Alleghany County Virginia

Total Businesses3010.1% of state total
Total Employment2,6670.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66459.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare6922.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare88933.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3812.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing2358.8% of county employees



Amelia County Virginia

Total Businesses3680.1% of state total
Total Employment1,9960.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66659.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction7319.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction33616.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3710.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1145.7% of county employees



Amherst County Virginia

Total Businesses7290.3% of state total
Total Employment6,1730.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69362.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare16823.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,31321.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled12617.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of physicians1953.2% of county employees



Appomattox County Virginia

Total Businesses4610.2% of state total
Total Employment2,4790.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51746.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare13829.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade64926.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled12126.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places26010.5% of county employees



Arlington County Virginia

Total Businesses9,0353.3% of state total
Total Employment136,7854.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,642147.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services2,36426.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Professional services42,73031.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Private households1,58717.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Computer systems design and related services17,03912.5% of county employees



Augusta County Virginia

Total Businesses1,7250.6% of state total
Total Employment22,0600.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$85276.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare33019.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing5,54725.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled19311.2% of county businesses
Most Employees General freight trucking long-distance1,3035.9% of county employees



Bath County Virginia

Total Businesses2000.1% of state total
Total Employment1,9170.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75567.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Unclassified3316.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Professional services1407.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Unclassified3316.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Computer systems design and related services1005.2% of county employees



Bedford County Virginia

Total Businesses2,1060.8% of state total
Total Employment15,6610.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71664.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare44020.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,38415.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled31715.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,4018.9% of county employees



Bland County Virginia

Total Businesses1150.0% of state total
Total Employment1,3310.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88379.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3026.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing51138.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2118.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores423.2% of county employees



Botetourt County Virginia

Total Businesses7980.3% of state total
Total Employment8,8540.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77769.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction10813.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,72619.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled637.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing3694.2% of county employees



Brunswick County Virginia

Total Businesses5880.2% of state total
Total Employment2,8510.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69262.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare24441.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Waste services57520.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled22538.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Private households1083.8% of county employees



Buchanan County Virginia

Total Businesses5240.2% of state total
Total Employment5,0670.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$89780.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare12323.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction1,20223.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled8816.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Coal mining1,02120.1% of county employees



Buckingham County Virginia

Total Businesses3950.1% of state total
Total Employment1,9540.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70062.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare11428.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare46523.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled9524.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled733.7% of county employees



Campbell County Virginia

Total Businesses1,3950.5% of state total
Total Employment14,7750.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$94785.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare27719.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing4,83732.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled20814.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9636.5% of county employees



Caroline County Virginia

Total Businesses5290.2% of state total
Total Employment4,0990.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71664.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare11521.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade56013.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled9518.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Sawmills and wood preservation1473.6% of county employees



Carroll County Virginia

Total Businesses5700.2% of state total
Total Employment4,9980.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55850.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare17029.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,16823.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled13323.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores2615.2% of county employees



Charles City County Virginia

Total Businesses2110.1% of state total
Total Employment1,4120.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$87578.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare5827.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction37926.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5626.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Private households382.7% of county employees



Charlotte County Virginia

Total Businesses3260.1% of state total
Total Employment2,0490.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64658.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7623.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing50224.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6219.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of physicians482.3% of county employees



Chesterfield County Virginia

Total Businesses8,9543.3% of state total
Total Employment115,4893.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88079.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1,61818.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade18,13015.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled8389.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places10,9759.5% of county employees



Clarke County Virginia

Total Businesses4380.2% of state total
Total Employment3,2570.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$87278.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6715.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing66920.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Private households347.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1745.3% of county employees



Craig County Virginia

Total Businesses1020.0% of state total
Total Employment4610.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70863.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2625.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade11524.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2221.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Private households153.3% of county employees



Culpeper County Virginia

Total Businesses1,3390.5% of state total
Total Employment12,4470.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79271.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare32424.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,30818.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled24418.2% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters4153.3% of county employees



Cumberland County Virginia

Total Businesses1980.1% of state total
Total Employment8920.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68161.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare5929.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction20923.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5226.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled707.8% of county employees



Dickenson County Virginia

Total Businesses2930.1% of state total
Total Employment2,3680.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80672.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare10034.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Mining and oil extraction70829.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled7927.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1456.1% of county employees



Dinwiddie County Virginia

Total Businesses4220.2% of state total
Total Employment6,1770.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80572.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7317.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing2,55041.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5412.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores1161.9% of county employees



Essex County Virginia

Total Businesses3390.1% of state total
Total Employment3,2570.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62756.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade6118.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade82125.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled288.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking672.1% of county employees



Fairfax County Virginia

Total Businesses36,93013.6% of state total
Total Employment520,63516.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,651148.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services10,26127.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Professional services155,21029.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Computer systems design and related services4,82513.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Computer systems design and related services74,17614.2% of county employees



Fauquier County Virginia

Total Businesses2,3800.9% of state total
Total Employment17,8360.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$88179.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare40817.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,95016.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled29612.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,91610.7% of county employees



Floyd County Virginia

Total Businesses4440.2% of state total
Total Employment2,6370.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54949.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare9621.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare62223.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled7516.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2348.9% of county employees



Fluvanna County Virginia

Total Businesses5330.2% of state total
Total Employment2,8610.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73165.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare10920.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction43215.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled8916.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2408.4% of county employees



Franklin County Virginia

Total Businesses1,4610.5% of state total
Total Employment12,7050.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62456.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare26618.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,07724.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled19813.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9797.7% of county employees



Frederick County Virginia

Total Businesses1,8900.7% of state total
Total Employment25,8380.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82674.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare33717.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing5,89022.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled24613.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,8747.3% of county employees



Giles County Virginia

Total Businesses3390.1% of state total
Total Employment3,6520.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77970.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare8224.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing78421.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5917.4% of county businesses
Most Employees General merchandise stores including warehouse clubs and supercenters2326.4% of county employees



Gloucester County Virginia

Total Businesses9230.3% of state total
Total Employment7,2570.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60554.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction15416.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,95026.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places535.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores2122.9% of county employees



Goochland County Virginia

Total Businesses8010.3% of state total
Total Employment14,6860.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,960176.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction12215.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Finance and insurance6,73345.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled658.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Management of companies and enterprises1,89112.9% of county employees



Grayson County Virginia

Total Businesses3610.1% of state total
Total Employment1,8290.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54448.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare15643.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing43223.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled13938.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled1186.5% of county employees



Greene County Virginia

Total Businesses4810.2% of state total
Total Employment2,8470.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64257.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare12325.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade70024.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled11022.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores843.0% of county employees



Greensville County Virginia

Total Businesses2030.1% of state total
Total Employment2,9810.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75467.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare4019.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,37646.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled3316.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels852.9% of county employees



Halifax County Virginia

Total Businesses9830.4% of state total
Total Employment10,0050.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70563.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare31632.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare2,00120.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled24524.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7897.9% of county employees



Hanover County Virginia

Total Businesses3,6971.4% of state total
Total Employment46,0481.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82974.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction55415.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade7,19915.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2687.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,3807.3% of county employees



Henrico County Virginia

Total Businesses11,4184.2% of state total
Total Employment173,4945.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,03693.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare2,09718.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare27,53815.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1,0619.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places13,9698.1% of county employees



Henry County Virginia

Total Businesses1,6100.6% of state total
Total Employment13,7320.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61255.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare67842.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,92328.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled63539.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8816.4% of county employees



Highland County Virginia

Total Businesses960.0% of state total
Total Employment3310.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58152.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1616.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction4212.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1212.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging185.4% of county employees



Isle of Wight County Virginia

Total Businesses7320.3% of state total
Total Employment9,2980.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$86677.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Other services9312.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,14633.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled486.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Janitorial services2793.0% of county employees



James City County Virginia

Total Businesses1,8670.7% of state total
Total Employment25,1950.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$72064.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade27014.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade4,05916.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1115.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,3379.3% of county employees



King and Queen County Virginia

Total Businesses1580.1% of state total
Total Employment7780.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78970.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare3119.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing16621.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2415.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Logging546.9% of county employees



King George County Virginia

Total Businesses5860.2% of state total
Total Employment5,4950.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,03693.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services13022.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Professional services2,01936.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Computer systems design and related services589.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Computer systems design and related services1,17821.4% of county employees



King William County Virginia

Total Businesses3950.1% of state total
Total Employment3,1900.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$86978.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6315.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing72022.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled348.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2869.0% of county employees



Lancaster County Virginia

Total Businesses4590.2% of state total
Total Employment3,9640.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70663.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate7.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade7416.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade72018.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places255.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3428.6% of county employees



Lee County Virginia

Total Businesses5130.2% of state total
Total Employment2,7980.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$53448.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare20139.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade69224.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled17734.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places28010.0% of county employees



Loudoun County Virginia

Total Businesses11,9504.4% of state total
Total Employment140,2814.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,229110.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services3,33127.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Professional services19,65114.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Computer systems design and related services1,81415.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places12,3858.8% of county employees



Louisa County Virginia

Total Businesses8810.3% of state total
Total Employment8,0870.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$96186.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare26129.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction1,33016.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled23426.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4595.7% of county employees



Lunenburg County Virginia

Total Businesses2800.1% of state total
Total Employment1,8090.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62255.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7225.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing42923.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5419.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Offices of physicians603.3% of county employees



Madison County Virginia

Total Businesses3350.1% of state total
Total Employment2,5560.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67760.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare5315.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade71327.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled4011.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1385.4% of county employees



Mathews County Virginia

Total Businesses1960.1% of state total
Total Employment1,0940.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$51746.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2613.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade18817.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled147.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Residential building construction403.7% of county employees



Mecklenburg County Virginia

Total Businesses1,0340.4% of state total
Total Employment9,6610.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64457.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare25825.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,93420.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled16015.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places97110.1% of county employees



Middlesex County Virginia

Total Businesses3630.1% of state total
Total Employment2,4390.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65558.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5414.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade40616.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled246.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Fish and seafood merchant wholesalers522.1% of county employees



Montgomery County Virginia

Total Businesses2,1960.8% of state total
Total Employment29,0050.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73365.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare37216.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing5,26018.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1798.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,91213.5% of county employees



Nelson County Virginia

Total Businesses5400.2% of state total
Total Employment3,2110.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64357.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare14827.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services73322.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled13124.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Breweries2156.7% of county employees



New Kent County Virginia

Total Businesses4410.2% of state total
Total Employment3,2080.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69862.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction8519.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction73422.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled327.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places32710.2% of county employees



Northampton County Virginia

Total Businesses5400.2% of state total
Total Employment3,8820.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57251.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare19736.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry1,12028.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled16630.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Vegetable and melon farming3398.7% of county employees



Northumberland County Virginia

Total Businesses3390.1% of state total
Total Employment1,9620.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78770.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6318.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing62531.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Private households236.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Seafood product preparation and packaging30615.6% of county employees



Nottoway County Virginia

Total Businesses3940.1% of state total
Total Employment2,8990.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60254.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare10125.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade60420.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6917.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled1083.7% of county employees



Orange County Virginia

Total Businesses8760.3% of state total
Total Employment7,5600.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70163.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare17219.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,29817.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled13915.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6869.1% of county employees



Page County Virginia

Total Businesses5420.2% of state total
Total Employment4,1990.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58252.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare14226.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing79418.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled11922.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4029.6% of county employees



Patrick County Virginia

Total Businesses4920.2% of state total
Total Employment3,9560.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$54148.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare15731.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,13828.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled13327.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Millwork3288.3% of county employees



Pittsylvania County Virginia

Total Businesses1,2840.5% of state total
Total Employment9,3070.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$67260.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare40731.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,87520.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled34927.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5646.1% of county employees



Powhatan County Virginia

Total Businesses7900.3% of state total
Total Employment5,0540.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74566.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction19925.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction1,24624.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction577.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places4879.6% of county employees



Prince Edward County Virginia

Total Businesses6520.2% of state total
Total Employment6,9360.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63356.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare16825.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,23117.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled9013.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Janitorial services2143.1% of county employees



Prince George County Virginia

Total Businesses5490.2% of state total
Total Employment8,3960.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$80372.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare8315.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Transport and warehousing1,59919.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled437.8% of county businesses
Most Employees General warehousing and storage8089.6% of county employees



Prince William County Virginia

Total Businesses9,1903.4% of state total
Total Employment100,3993.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$84075.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare1,38515.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21,88321.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled6597.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places12,82812.8% of county employees



Pulaski County Virginia

Total Businesses7180.3% of state total
Total Employment11,0830.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75267.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare15221.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing4,17537.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled9212.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8287.5% of county employees



Rappahannock County Virginia

Total Businesses2480.1% of state total
Total Employment1,2110.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,115100.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3915.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Information15612.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled239.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places24620.3% of county employees



Richmond County Virginia

Total Businesses1910.1% of state total
Total Employment1,8000.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70563.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2814.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade23112.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled126.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places995.5% of county employees



Roanoke County Virginia

Total Businesses2,4540.9% of state total
Total Employment33,4401.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79071.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare39015.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare5,95517.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled1556.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places2,6037.8% of county employees



Rockbridge County Virginia

Total Businesses4560.2% of state total
Total Employment5,1200.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57351.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction6714.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,21523.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled337.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Continuing care assisted living facilities2274.4% of county employees



Rockingham County Virginia

Total Businesses1,7000.6% of state total
Total Employment28,6440.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$82373.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare28616.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing6,88924.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled18310.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Animal slaughtering and processing3,35611.7% of county employees



Russell County Virginia

Total Businesses5730.2% of state total
Total Employment5,4110.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77769.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare15326.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare95117.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled10318.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Computer systems design and related services4197.7% of county employees



Scott County Virginia

Total Businesses3780.1% of state total
Total Employment3,3460.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62456.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare12332.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare76622.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled9424.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores2858.5% of county employees



Shenandoah County Virginia

Total Businesses1,1640.4% of state total
Total Employment11,6170.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69462.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare30326.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,44329.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled24120.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9708.3% of county employees



Smyth County Virginia

Total Businesses8280.3% of state total
Total Employment9,2410.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65959.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare29435.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,15734.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled25330.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores3934.3% of county employees



Southampton County Virginia

Total Businesses3050.1% of state total
Total Employment2,1660.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69062.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare7123.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing42419.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled5919.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers1506.9% of county employees



Spotsylvania County Virginia

Total Businesses2,9481.1% of state total
Total Employment29,4190.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75267.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare67923.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade6,61422.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled46015.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,79012.9% of county employees



Stafford County Virginia

Total Businesses2,6431.0% of state total
Total Employment32,1501.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$83575.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare42716.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade4,96315.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2599.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3,1259.7% of county employees



Surry County Virginia

Total Businesses870.0% of state total
Total Employment1,8310.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,654148.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Other services1820.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction29115.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Private households1618.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Unclassified10.1% of county employees



Sussex County Virginia

Total Businesses2450.1% of state total
Total Employment2,3610.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68761.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4317.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade37315.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled2510.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Landscaping services2058.7% of county employees



Tazewell County Virginia

Total Businesses1,0580.4% of state total
Total Employment11,5260.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68861.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare18917.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade2,75723.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled716.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,0979.5% of county employees



Warren County Virginia

Total Businesses1,0210.4% of state total
Total Employment10,3450.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71464.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare25725.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare1,57215.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled20319.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,07810.4% of county employees



Washington County Virginia

Total Businesses1,4930.6% of state total
Total Employment17,4260.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69262.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare34022.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,50220.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled20513.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,3667.8% of county employees



Westmoreland County Virginia

Total Businesses3580.1% of state total
Total Employment2,5470.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55650.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Other services5114.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing54921.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled246.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursery and floriculture production1264.9% of county employees



Wise County Virginia

Total Businesses8850.3% of state total
Total Employment8,0520.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62656.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare24527.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,86023.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled15617.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Services for the elderly and disabled2923.6% of county employees



Wythe County Virginia

Total Businesses8210.3% of state total
Total Employment9,3150.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64257.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare16019.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,29824.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Services for the elderly and disabled10612.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,07311.5% of county employees



York County Virginia

Total Businesses1,5170.6% of state total
Total Employment17,3630.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68361.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction22715.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services3,93922.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places1258.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels9545.5% of county employees






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This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.