Smithers employment information

IndexSmithersWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,856$23,237$28,555
Median household income$25,568$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,500$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,750$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$32,411$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$19,605$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate1.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level38.1%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Smithers is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Smithers is 52% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Smithers is 73% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Smithers is 144% higher than the national average.

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Smithers median earnings by income bracket

Smithers employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%6.4%
Wholesale & retail services6.0%29.2%
Public administration30.8%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services18.1%46.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boomer, WV926$55,3574%
Shrewsbury, WV745$53,5580%
Pratt, WV532$51,7503%
Sylvester, WV122$51,2504%
East Bank, WV928$48,5129%
Smithers, WV987$25,56852%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dolores, CO987$27,03149%
Franklinville, NC987$30,44443%
Chatham, VA987$45,00016%
Lakeside City, TX987$81,25052%
Marion, TX987$48,4389%
Smithers, WV987$25,56852%
Source: The Smithers, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.