Harpers Ferry employment information

IndexHarpers FerryWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$57,057$23,237$28,555
Median household income$85,179$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$85,536$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$67,143$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$66,667$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$26,786$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.3%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level14.3%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Harpers Ferry is 100% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Harpers Ferry is 59% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Harpers Ferry is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Harpers Ferry is 8% lower than the national average.

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Harpers Ferry median earnings by income bracket

Harpers Ferry employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.1%3.5%
Wholesale & retail services4.6%17.5%
Public administration20.7%29.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services25.3%36.8%

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Myersville, MD1,859$116,200117%
Harpers Ferry, WV231$85,17959%

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Harpers Ferry, WV231$85,17959%
Source: The Harpers Ferry, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.