McMechen employment information

IndexMcMechenWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,421$23,237$28,555
Median household income$40,556$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,371$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,167$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$40,294$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$20,568$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level17.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in McMechen is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in McMechen is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in McMechen is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in McMechen is 14% higher than the national average.

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McMechen median earnings by income bracket

McMechen employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.3%15.7%
Public administration12.6%7.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.3%50.5%

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Bannock, OH268$105,07496%
Bethlehem, WV2,616$62,20616%
Clearview, WV581$61,11114%
St. Clairsville, OH5,151$54,2952%
Neffs, OH1,027$53,2500%
McMechen, WV1,686$40,55624%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New Summerfield, TX1,686$42,65620%
North Bennington, VT1,686$39,93825%
Dunnellon, FL1,686$21,25060%
Tawas City, MI1,686$38,25928%
Gold Key Lake, PA1,686$75,12540%
McMechen, WV1,686$40,55624%
Source: The McMechen, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.