Elk Garden employment information

IndexElk GardenWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$14,514$23,237$28,555
Median household income$23,500$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,333$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,333$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$26,875$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$17,222$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate7.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level27.0%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Elk Garden is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Elk Garden is 56% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Elk Garden is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Elk Garden is 73% higher than the national average.

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Elk Garden median earnings by income bracket

Elk Garden employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%13.8%
Manufacturing sector14.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services32.1%17.2%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.4%3.4%
Education, health & social services0.0%41.4%

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Bloomington, MD236$46,81812%
Westernport, MD1,807$46,33313%
Elk Garden, WV204$23,50056%

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La Ward, TX204$52,9171%
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Larkspur, CO204$56,2505%
Jugtown, MD204$88,39365%
Elk Garden, WV204$23,50056%
Source: The Elk Garden, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.