Cheat Lake employment information

IndexCheat LakeWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$42,160$23,237$28,555
Median household income$90,781$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$97,935$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,750$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$54,620$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$34,331$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level6.8%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Cheat Lake is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cheat Lake is 70% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cheat Lake is 66% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cheat Lake is 56% lower than the national average.

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Cheat Lake median earnings by income bracket

Cheat Lake employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.0%1.8%
Manufacturing sector12.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.8%12.0%
Public administration4.4%8.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services20.5%41.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Leith-Hatfield, PA2,748$72,91736%
Brookhaven, WV5,412$57,1437%
Mount Morris, PA837$53,7501%
Mapletown, PA158$53,7501%
Masontown, WV777$48,8829%
Cheat Lake, WV9,220$90,78170%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Greenwood, AR9,222$46,67313%
Francisville, KY9,217$105,55297%
DeForest, WI9,232$70,63132%
Plainedge, NY9,234$106,00098%
Mound, MN9,205$72,18435%
Cheat Lake, WV9,220$90,78170%
Source: The Cheat Lake, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.