Princeton employment information

IndexPrincetonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$19,021$23,237$28,555
Median household income$30,523$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,983$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,944$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$28,080$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$20,906$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate4.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Princeton is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Princeton is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Princeton is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Princeton is 71% higher than the national average.

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Princeton median earnings by income bracket

Princeton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.3%
Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%6.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%7.5%
Public administration5.5%8.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%1.5%
Education, health & social services17.4%44.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bramwell, WV413$54,5832%
Corinne, WV187$43,96718%
Bluefield, VA5,375$42,47221%
Bluefield, WV10,465$35,35434%
Athens, WV1,062$34,07936%
Princeton, WV6,387$30,52343%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Macclenny, FL6,387$39,01827%
Cynthiana, KY6,388$27,57248%
South Weber, UT6,386$84,39058%
Tellico Village, TN6,385$72,09635%
East Farmingdale, NY6,389$78,64147%
Princeton, WV6,387$30,52343%
Source: The Princeton, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.