Cairo employment information

IndexCairoWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$14,703$23,237$28,555
Median household income$31,500$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$37,083$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$7,188$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$35,000$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$15,938$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate14.2%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cairo is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cairo is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cairo is 143% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cairo is 68% higher than the national average.

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Cairo median earnings by income bracket

Cairo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry29.5%5.0%
Manufacturing sector9.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%3.3%
Public administration4.5%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.4%23.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waverly, WV234$57,6798%
Newport, OH125$46,50913%
Harrisville, WV2,194$43,22419%
St. Marys, WV1,910$42,56320%
Ellenboro, WV482$42,50021%
Cairo, WV390$31,50041%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Perrytown, AR390$27,37549%
Wardell, MO390$27,96948%
Dawson, PA390$33,92937%
Brocton, IL390$42,32121%
Scammon, KS390$40,17925%
Cairo, WV390$31,50041%
Source: The Cairo, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.