Jefferson employment information

IndexJeffersonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$14,343$23,237$28,555
Median household income$27,386$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$29,013$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,424$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$29,271$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$19,000$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate6.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level39.5%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jefferson is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson is 153% higher than the national average.

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Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services28.4%6.2%
Public administration0.0%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities34.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.0%33.3%

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Cross Lanes, WV11,061$55,5384%
Hometown, WV477$51,8563%
Jefferson, WV792$27,38649%

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Elizabethtown, NY792$51,0125%
Weiner, AR792$36,25032%
Owensburg, IN792$46,06114%
Englewood, PA792$52,9171%
Sorrento, FL792$41,97322%
Jefferson, WV792$27,38649%
Source: The Jefferson, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.