Despard employment information

IndexDespardWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$12,379$23,237$28,555
Median household income$31,677$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,944$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,189$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$25,692$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$18,906$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level25.5%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Despard is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Despard is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Despard is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Despard is 64% higher than the national average.

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Despard median earnings by income bracket

Despard employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%32.7%
Public administration4.2%14.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%5.0%
Education, health & social services11.9%26.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bridgeport, WV8,316$80,24050%
White Hall, WV624$67,01925%
Hepzibah, WV596$63,12518%
Galloway, WV191$60,20813%
Idamay, WV276$53,7501%
Despard, WV1,443$31,67741%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Hope, OR1,443$54,7822%
Wilderness Rim, WA1,443$95,29278%
Anna, OH1,444$60,28413%
Rowley, MA1,444$73,29937%
Edwards, MS1,444$31,45841%
Despard, WV1,443$31,67741%
Source: The Despard, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.