Mc Dowell's Livability
About Mc Dowell, VA
Mc Dowell, VA is located in Highland County in the state of Virginia.
The total City Population for Mc Dowell is about 442 with about 5 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $137,500, which is roughly 43% lower than the Average Home Value of $242,407 for the state of Virginia, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $37,279, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $69,028 for the state of Virginia, and roughly 43% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.09
Male Population Estimate: 50%
Female Population Estimate: 50%
Median Age: 53.1
Male Median Age: 52.4
Female Median Age: 53.6
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Mc Dowell specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Highland County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Highland County: About 91.2617 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Highland County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 68% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Virginia is ranked #23 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 49.97 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 32.22
The average living wage for the state of Virginia is $33.68/hr, while the states minimum wage is $9.50/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Virginia a minimum wage score of 33.02 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Virginia a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 0 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Virginia is $197.60, resulting in a UI benefit score of 29.33 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Virginia does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Virginia does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Virginia does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Virginia does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Virginia does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Virginia does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Virginia does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Virginia does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Virginia does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Virginia does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Virginia does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Virginia does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
✓ Virginia does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Virginia does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Virginia does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Virginia does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Virginia does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Virginia does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 24458
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 2071.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 540