Coal City employment information

IndexCoal CityWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$20,271$23,237$28,555
Median household income$39,662$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,300$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,613$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$40,735$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$15,089$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate3.4%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Coal City is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Coal City is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Coal City is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Coal City is 34% lower than the national average.

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Coal City median earnings by income bracket

Coal City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%16.1%
Public administration1.7%19.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities29.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services23.3%53.2%

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Ghent, WV486$75,90942%
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Mabscott, WV1,395$55,1093%
Bolt, WV628$53,2770%
Coal City, WV1,632$39,66226%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Willacoochee, GA1,632$26,72650%
Shepherdstown, WV1,632$36,47732%
Beulaville, NC1,632$21,38560%
Nashua, IA1,632$40,06625%
Monrovia, IN1,631$48,4039%
Coal City, WV1,632$39,66226%
Source: The Coal City, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.