Pennington Gap employment information

IndexPennington GapVirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,489$33,958$28,555
Median household income$24,881$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$31,818$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,750$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$24,881$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$16,218$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level41.5%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Pennington Gap is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pennington Gap is 53% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pennington Gap is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pennington Gap is 166% higher than the national average.

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Pennington Gap median earnings by income bracket

Pennington Gap employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.1%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services24.0%9.5%
Public administration6.8%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%2.8%
Education, health & social services7.5%67.7%

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Big Stone Gap, VA5,559$37,16531%
Lynch, KY696$33,94237%
Pennington Gap, VA1,783$24,88153%

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Argos, IN1,783$41,44723%
Bethlehem Village, CT1,783$78,19446%
Elida, OH1,783$65,52123%
West Unity, OH1,783$42,61420%
Shorewood Hills, WI1,783$143,906169%
Pennington Gap, VA1,783$24,88153%
Source: The Pennington Gap, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.