Hurricane employment information

IndexHurricaneWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$29,901$23,237$28,555
Median household income$57,044$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$69,278$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,400$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$56,032$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$26,313$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level7.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hurricane is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hurricane is 7% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hurricane is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hurricane is 54% lower than the national average.

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Hurricane median earnings by income bracket

Hurricane employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.8%0.9%
Manufacturing sector16.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.3%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services21.7%12.7%
Public administration5.3%2.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.0%42.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Teays Valley, WV13,461$70,36132%
Culloden, WV3,274$64,72221%
Winfield, WV2,538$57,1097%
Cross Lanes, WV11,061$55,5384%
Hometown, WV477$51,8563%
Hurricane, WV6,352$57,0447%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ellettsville, IN6,352$51,0055%
Brookville, OH6,351$40,64824%
Clyde, OH6,350$44,11518%
Brookings, OR6,350$41,70422%
Bangor Base, WA6,355$45,70715%
Hurricane, WV6,352$57,0447%
Source: The Hurricane, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.