Gary employment information

IndexGaryWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,788$23,237$28,555
Median household income$33,542$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,333$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,167$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$48,750$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$21,023$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate1.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.8%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gary is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gary is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gary is 83% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gary is 20% higher than the national average.

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Gary median earnings by income bracket

Gary employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%9.9%
Manufacturing sector5.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services5.6%25.2%
Public administration6.5%20.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.6%33.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bramwell, WV413$54,5832%
Corinne, WV187$43,96718%
Bluefield, VA5,375$42,47221%
New Richmond, WV315$39,65326%
Keystone, WV246$32,50039%
Gary, WV852$33,54237%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nuangola, PA852$61,66715%
Fort Duchesne, UT852$32,29240%
Telford, TN852$39,70026%
Village of Clarkston, MI852$60,00012%
King Arthur Park, MT852$58,0158%
Gary, WV852$33,54237%
Source: The Gary, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.