Richwood employment information

IndexRichwoodWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,673$24,002$29,829
Median household income$27,903$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$35,938$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,830$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$36,944$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$15,077$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level31.0%17.7%15.1%
The Richwood, 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 Richwood is $15,673, which is 35% lower than than the West Virginia average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,903, which is 35% lower than than the West Virginia average and 50% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Richwood is 3%, which is 40% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Richwood is 31% which is 105% higher than than the national average.

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$18,600$27,903$55,806
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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.

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  • The income per capita in Richwood is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Richwood is 50% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Richwood is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Richwood is 105% higher than the national average.

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Richwood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.5%4.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services6.5%30.2%
Public administration0.0%4.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.8%52.9%
Other32.6%8.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nettie, WV742$37,98431%
Craigsville, WV1,740$35,49136%
Cowen, WV525$35,31336%
Fenwick, WV152$32,41741%
Camden-on-Gauley, WV192$32,08342%
Richwood, WV2,064$27,90350%

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Dover, TN2,064$39,06329%
St. Francisville, LA2,064$55,7241%
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA2,064$32,21842%
West Rutland, VT2,064$51,3697%
WaKeeney, KS2,065$51,0268%
Richwood, WV2,064$27,90350%
Source: The Richwood, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).