Fairlea employment information

IndexFairleaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,144$23,237$28,555
Median household income$38,088$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,725$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,414$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$35,672$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$20,559$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fairlea is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fairlea is 29% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fairlea is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fairlea is 26% higher than the national average.

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Fairlea median earnings by income bracket

Fairlea employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.3%13.2%
Financial & insurance services11.6%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services3.5%5.0%
Public administration9.2%5.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.5%55.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewisburg, WV3,917$56,3475%
Ronceverte, WV1,644$34,40536%
Union, WV647$33,06838%
Falling Spring, WV217$32,08340%
Rupert, WV993$28,92946%
Fairlea, WV2,047$38,08829%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pikeville, TN2,047$24,90053%
Aberdeen, ID2,047$38,57828%
Berwick, ME2,048$72,62536%
Willowbrook CDP, IL2,048$86,80662%
Lakesite, TN2,046$70,44632%
Fairlea, WV2,047$38,08829%
Source: The Fairlea, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.