Reader employment information

IndexReaderWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,843$23,237$28,555
Median household income$64,531$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,750$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$0$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$76,324$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$17,460$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level5.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Reader is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Reader is 21% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Reader is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Reader is 63% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Reader median earnings by income bracket

Reader employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry46.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services10.3%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%59.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hannibal, OH415$57,3757%
Jacksonburg, WV93$43,66118%
Sardis, OH492$41,00023%
Clarington, OH412$39,82126%
New Martinsville, WV5,322$39,02827%
Reader, WV436$64,53121%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Alpena, AR436$30,41743%
Round Valley, CA436$45,83314%
Mountain Park, OK436$26,75050%
Midway, AL436$24,09155%
Kent Narrows, MD436$78,75047%
Reader, WV436$64,53121%
Source: The Reader, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.