Sophia employment information

IndexSophiaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$17,645$23,237$28,555
Median household income$36,250$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,583$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,375$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$26,346$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$21,467$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level21.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sophia is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sophia is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sophia is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sophia is 36% higher than the national average.

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Sophia median earnings by income bracket

Sophia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.7%
Wholesale & retail services13.2%12.9%
Public administration11.4%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.4%57.3%

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Ghent, WV486$75,90942%
Prince, WV119$70,04631%
Bradley, WV1,905$56,0195%
Mabscott, WV1,395$55,1093%
Bolt, WV628$53,2770%
Sophia, WV1,337$36,25032%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Seven Points, TX1,337$27,01949%
Hillsdale, MO1,337$23,12557%
Wedgefield, SC1,337$41,00723%
Akron, IN1,337$41,00023%
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY1,337$67,41726%
Sophia, WV1,337$36,25032%
Source: The Sophia, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.