Charles Town employment information

IndexCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$26,636$23,237$28,555
Median household income$59,503$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$80,887$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,250$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$48,333$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$30,547$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.9%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Charles Town is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charles Town is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charles Town is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charles Town is 30% lower than the national average.

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Charles Town median earnings by income bracket

Charles Town employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.8%2.9%
Wholesale & retail services6.6%3.0%
Public administration14.0%7.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%0.5%
Education, health & social services17.3%34.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hillsboro, VA73$148,750178%
Purcellville, VA8,350$120,331125%
Lovettsville, VA1,785$104,79296%
Round Hill, VA576$103,39393%
Woodburn, VA8,742$100,23887%
Charles Town, WV5,464$59,50311%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Apple Valley, OH5,465$59,55411%
Whiteville, NC5,465$24,43054%
Watseka, IL5,463$35,72633%
Adams, MA5,460$41,48322%
Coal City, IL5,460$59,47911%
Charles Town, WV5,464$59,50311%
Source: The Charles Town, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.