Buffalo employment information

IndexBuffaloWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,362$23,237$28,555
Median household income$38,611$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,563$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$33,438$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$36,771$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$24,722$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate1.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.3%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Buffalo is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buffalo is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buffalo is 82% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buffalo is 34% lower than the national average.

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Buffalo median earnings by income bracket

Buffalo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.2%4.7%
Manufacturing sector22.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.4%21.7%
Public administration4.4%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.8%4.3%
Education, health & social services7.2%47.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Teays Valley, WV13,461$70,36132%
Culloden, WV3,274$64,72221%
Winfield, WV2,538$57,1097%
Hurricane, WV6,352$57,0447%
Cross Lanes, WV11,061$55,5384%
Buffalo, WV1,295$38,61128%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clear Lake Shores, TX1,295$99,40286%
Mantua, OH1,295$43,95818%
Pierz, MN1,295$34,80835%
Craig, AK1,295$61,60715%
Bismarck, MO1,296$29,17545%
Buffalo, WV1,295$38,61128%
Source: The Buffalo, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.