Sylvester employment information

IndexSylvesterWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$31,882$23,237$28,555
Median household income$51,250$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,000$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,750$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$38,333$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$18,125$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate0.0%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level3.3%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Sylvester is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sylvester is 4% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sylvester is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sylvester is 79% lower than the national average.

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Sylvester median earnings by income bracket

Sylvester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.9%53.8%
Public administration16.7%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%7.7%
Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Comfort, WV501$64,47921%
Shrewsbury, WV745$53,5580%
Pratt, WV532$51,7503%
Madison, WV3,021$48,5299%
East Bank, WV928$48,5129%
Sylvester, WV122$51,2504%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Buckhorn, KY122$43,43819%
Hillsdale, WY122$0100%
Golovin, AK122$31,25042%
St. Olaf, IA122$38,88927%
Tecolotito, NM122$11,40679%
Sylvester, WV122$51,2504%
Source: The Sylvester, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.