Ghent employment information

IndexGhentWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$45,497$23,237$28,555
Median household income$75,909$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,102$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$91,333$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$21,583$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level4.9%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Ghent is 59% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Ghent is 42% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Ghent is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Ghent is 68% lower than the national average.

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Ghent median earnings by income bracket

Ghent employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry19.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector30.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services23.5%0.0%
Public administration3.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%66.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mabscott, WV1,395$55,1093%
Beaver, WV1,299$49,3168%
Daniels, WV2,023$48,7309%
Shady Spring, WV3,078$48,26410%
Stanaford, WV1,629$45,83314%
Ghent, WV486$75,90942%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Springfield, VT486$15,61471%
Markleville, IN486$42,85720%
Hyde Park borough, PA486$45,25015%
Lake Mykee Town, MO486$71,93234%
Allenhurst, NJ486$84,11557%
Ghent, WV486$75,90942%
Source: The Ghent, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.