Birch River employment information

IndexBirch RiverWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$5,131$24,002$29,829
Median household income$0$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$0$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$0$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate18.4%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level81.5%17.7%15.1%
The Birch River, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Birch River is $5,131, which is 79% lower than than the West Virginia average and 83% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $0, which is 100% lower than than the West Virginia average and 100% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Birch River is 18%, which is 295% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Birch River is 82% which is 440% higher than than the national average.

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$28,426$42,644$85,288
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Birch River is 83% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Birch River is 100% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Birch River is 295% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Birch River is 440% higher than the national average.

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Birch River employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%n/a
Manufacturing sector0.0%n/a
Financial & insurance services0.0%n/a
Wholesale & retail services100.0%n/a
Public administration0.0%n/a
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%n/a
Education, health & social services0.0%n/a
Other0.0%n/a

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Cowen, WV525$35,31336%
Camden-on-Gauley, WV192$32,08342%
Birch River, WV184$0100%

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Diamond Bluff, WI184$62,50013%
Calhoun, IL184$35,00037%
Donegal, PA184$37,50032%
Peterson, MN184$51,5637%
Maryhill Estates, KY184$176,750219%
Birch River, WV184$0100%
Source: The Birch River, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).