Shepherdstown employment information

IndexShepherdstownWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$14,907$23,237$28,555
Median household income$36,477$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,188$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,042$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$3,040$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$7,361$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level27.4%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Shepherdstown is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Shepherdstown is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Shepherdstown is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Shepherdstown is 75% higher than the national average.

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Shepherdstown median earnings by income bracket

Shepherdstown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.8%16.8%
Public administration0.9%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%2.2%
Education, health & social services44.4%37.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Charlton, MD161$133,250149%
Middletown, MD4,396$119,777124%
Myersville, MD1,859$116,200117%
Point of Rocks, MD1,700$108,162102%
Lovettsville, VA1,785$104,79296%
Shepherdstown, WV1,632$36,47732%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nashua, IA1,632$40,06625%
Willacoochee, GA1,632$26,72650%
Coal City, WV1,632$39,66226%
Beulaville, NC1,632$21,38560%
Olivet, MI1,631$41,90522%
Shepherdstown, WV1,632$36,47732%
Source: The Shepherdstown, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.