Buckhannon employment information

IndexBuckhannonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$17,836$23,237$28,555
Median household income$28,286$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,921$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,159$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$18,569$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$11,639$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level31.3%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Buckhannon is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buckhannon is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buckhannon is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buckhannon is 101% higher than the national average.

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Buckhannon median earnings by income bracket

Buckhannon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.6%2.0%
Manufacturing sector7.3%1.2%
Financial & insurance services3.3%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services7.7%16.8%
Public administration2.0%3.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%1.0%
Education, health & social services35.1%53.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lost Creek, WV475$53,2950%
Century, WV187$47,36111%
West Milford, WV710$44,46417%
Womelsdorf (Coalton), WV264$37,18830%
Jane Lew, WV470$33,20338%
Buckhannon, WV5,646$28,28647%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Whiteland, IN5,646$50,7575%
Yarmouth, ME5,645$62,72717%
Red Oak, IA5,644$33,97736%
Iola, KS5,650$29,81144%
Atlanta, TX5,638$36,23732%
Buckhannon, WV5,646$28,28647%
Source: The Buckhannon, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.