The median income of Powhatan County residents was an inflation-adjusted $35,937 per year. Powhatan County had 9,974 households in 2017, with a population of 28,364.
The county with the highest median resident income in the state was Arlington County. Arlington County's median income was $64,686 per year after adjusting for inflation – $28,749 more than Powhatan County. It had 102,310 households in 2017 and a population of 229,534.
Sussex County had the lowest annual resident income among counties in Virginia, with a median income of only $16,191 per year. That was $19,746 less than the median income in Powhatan County at the time. Sussex County had 3,388 households in 2017 and a population of 11,595.
The table below shows the state's counties ranked by median annual resident earnings in 2017.