Oceana employment information

IndexOceanaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$17,271$23,237$28,555
Median household income$32,546$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,375$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,375$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$35,441$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$11,190$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level18.5%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oceana is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oceana is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oceana is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oceana is 19% higher than the national average.

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Oceana median earnings by income bracket

Oceana employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.9%38.4%
Public administration3.1%2.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.7%41.3%

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Bruno, WV804$66,92525%
Robinette, WV624$54,8863%
Man, WV1,050$54,7122%
Bolt, WV628$53,2770%
Pineville, WV692$51,7503%
Oceana, WV1,452$32,54639%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Homer, GA1,452$34,65635%
Dixon, MO1,452$27,91748%
Limestone, IL1,452$75,50041%
Crested Butte, CO1,451$60,95214%
Tonto Basin, AZ1,453$35,73433%
Oceana, WV1,452$32,54639%
Source: The Oceana, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.