Fort Gay employment information

IndexFort GayWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$10,357$23,237$28,555
Median household income$12,444$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,056$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$10,972$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$13,906$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$16,087$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level49.9%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Gay is 64% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Gay is 77% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Gay is 16% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Gay is 220% higher than the national average.

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Fort Gay median earnings by income bracket

Fort Gay employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.4%14.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities32.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.2%53.8%

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Fort Gay, WV808$12,44477%

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Cohasset, CA808$55,5954%
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Fort Gay, WV808$12,44477%
Source: The Fort Gay, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.