South Charleston employment information

IndexSouth CharlestonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$27,975$23,237$28,555
Median household income$44,610$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,241$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,083$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$33,340$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$25,213$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.4%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level12.3%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in South Charleston is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in South Charleston is 17% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in South Charleston is 59% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in South Charleston is 21% lower than the national average.

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South Charleston median earnings by income bracket

South Charleston employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%0.7%
Manufacturing sector6.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%3.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%12.6%
Public administration8.7%14.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%1.2%
Education, health & social services16.9%41.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Teays Valley, WV13,461$70,36132%
Pinch, WV2,783$68,36528%
Comfort, WV501$64,47921%
Winfield, WV2,538$57,1097%
Cross Lanes, WV11,061$55,5384%
South Charleston, WV13,380$44,61017%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Muscle Shoals, AL13,380$50,5026%
Bedford, IN13,384$35,12634%
South Sioux City, NE13,375$40,97523%
Warrensville Heights, OH13,387$35,14334%
Circleville, OH13,395$38,20529%
South Charleston, WV13,380$44,61017%
Source: The South Charleston, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.