Benwood employment information

IndexBenwoodWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,964$23,237$28,555
Median household income$30,691$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$36,797$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,654$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$24,554$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$17,375$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.9%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Benwood is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Benwood is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Benwood is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Benwood is 73% higher than the national average.

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Benwood median earnings by income bracket

Benwood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.9%1.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%8.2%
Wholesale & retail services22.2%23.5%
Public administration3.6%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services17.2%40.8%

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Neffs, OH1,027$53,2500%
Benwood, WV1,286$30,69143%

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McConnellstown, PA1,286$59,53111%
Callender Lake, TX1,286$38,10529%
St. Jacob, IL1,287$71,17633%
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Benwood, WV1,286$30,69143%
Source: The Benwood, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.