Kingwood employment information

IndexKingwoodWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$24,701$23,237$28,555
Median household income$45,918$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$57,702$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,605$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$37,554$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$20,280$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level17.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Kingwood is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kingwood is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kingwood is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kingwood is 10% higher than the national average.

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Kingwood median earnings by income bracket

Kingwood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.4%2.4%
Financial & insurance services0.5%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.1%14.7%
Public administration13.7%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services16.2%42.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cheat Lake, WV9,220$90,78170%
Brookhaven, WV5,412$57,1437%
Newburg, WV325$50,2276%
Masontown, WV777$48,8829%
Brandonville, WV195$47,50011%
Kingwood, WV2,953$45,91814%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Arcadia, WI2,953$41,87522%
Montrose, MN2,952$62,41917%
Knoxville, IL2,954$49,8137%
Onawa, IA2,954$33,67837%
Double Oak, TX2,951$132,955149%
Kingwood, WV2,953$45,91814%
Source: The Kingwood, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.