Harpers Ferry employment information

IndexHarpers FerryWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$52,587$24,002$29,829
Median household income$66,250$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,125$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$64,375$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$31,875$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.6%17.7%15.1%
The Harpers Ferry, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Harpers Ferry is $52,587, which is 119% higher than than the West Virginia average and 76% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $66,250, which is 55% higher than than the West Virginia average and 20% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Harpers Ferry is 3%, which is 43% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Harpers Ferry is 15% which is 4% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$44,162$66,250$132,500
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Harpers Ferry is 76% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harpers Ferry is 20% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harpers Ferry is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harpers Ferry is 4% lower than the national average.

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Harpers Ferry median earnings by income bracket

Harpers Ferry employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.6%2.1%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%19.1%
Public administration26.0%38.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services19.5%34.0%
Other40.3%6.4%

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Myersville, MD1,789$114,952108%
Harpers Ferry, WV213$66,25020%

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Garrison, MN213$43,05622%
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Harpers Ferry, WV213$66,25020%
Source: The Harpers Ferry, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).