Petersburg employment information

IndexPetersburgWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,675$23,237$28,555
Median household income$36,000$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,068$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,289$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$29,625$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$21,157$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate6.3%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level23.1%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Petersburg is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Petersburg is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Petersburg is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Petersburg is 48% higher than the national average.

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Petersburg median earnings by income bracket

Petersburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.9%3.1%
Manufacturing sector21.7%1.3%
Financial & insurance services3.2%8.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%14.2%
Public administration4.3%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%5.1%
Education, health & social services18.3%29.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Moorefield, WV2,532$28,50047%
Petersburg, WV2,632$36,00033%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Foley, MN2,632$50,8995%
Lake Helen, FL2,632$44,00018%
Mohawk, NY2,632$42,63220%
Caryville, TN2,632$35,38034%
Virginia Gardens, FL2,632$46,45813%
Petersburg, WV2,632$36,00033%
Source: The Petersburg, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.