Prosperity employment information

IndexProsperityWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,412$24,002$29,829
Median household income$35,882$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,250$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,021$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$34,583$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$19,549$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%17.7%15.1%
The Prosperity, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Prosperity is $21,412, which is 11% lower than than the West Virginia average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,882, which is 16% lower than than the West Virginia average and 35% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Prosperity is 0%, which is 100% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Prosperity is 6% which is 63% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,918$35,882$71,764
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Prosperity is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Prosperity is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Prosperity is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Prosperity is 63% lower than the national average.

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Prosperity employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry28.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services25.8%5.3%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%39.9%
Other15.9%39.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Glen Jean, WV147$61,45811%
Shady Spring, WV3,380$58,8136%
Mabscott, WV1,295$53,5783%
Daniels, WV2,725$43,73421%
Coal City, WV1,644$42,20624%
Prosperity, WV1,350$35,88235%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Chadwicks, NY1,350$35,39536%
Bogata, TX1,350$33,23540%
Pearlington, MS1,350$37,45432%
Dunlap, IL1,351$101,66784%
Glen Alpine, NC1,351$41,12926%
Prosperity, WV1,350$35,88235%
Source: The Prosperity, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).