Romney employment information

IndexRomneyWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$14,501$23,237$28,555
Median household income$23,032$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,690$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,370$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$18,929$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$19,886$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level26.5%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Romney is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Romney is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Romney is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Romney is 70% higher than the national average.

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Romney median earnings by income bracket

Romney employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.8%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services33.1%7.3%
Public administration5.8%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.5%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.9%71.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
McCoole, MD514$75,08040%
Dawson, MD108$66,09424%
Rawlings, MD714$58,64610%
Barton, MD537$44,46417%
Nikep, MD72$40,75024%
Romney, WV2,137$23,03257%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Leechburg, PA2,137$34,23736%
Spring City, TN2,137$28,95846%
Seneca, MO2,137$35,31334%
Lake Lotawana, MO2,138$82,83355%
Windsor, VT2,138$35,06134%
Romney, WV2,137$23,03257%
Source: The Romney, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.