Terra Alta employment information

IndexTerra AltaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$16,892$23,237$28,555
Median household income$40,329$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,531$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,100$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$26,919$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$17,708$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate7.1%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.4%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Terra Alta is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Terra Alta is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Terra Alta is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Terra Alta is 25% higher than the national average.

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Terra Alta median earnings by income bracket

Terra Alta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%0.6%
Manufacturing sector6.2%7.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services24.9%14.6%
Public administration3.0%0.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.3%1.2%
Education, health & social services9.5%44.2%

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Bruceton Mills, WV55$45,31315%
Tunnelton, WV333$43,75018%
Terra Alta, WV1,676$40,32925%

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Sebastian, TX1,676$17,20468%
Los Ranchos, CA1,676$96,70581%
Bruce, MS1,675$23,34556%
Towamensing Trails, PA1,675$61,70615%
Seadrift, TX1,677$42,39321%
Terra Alta, WV1,676$40,32925%
Source: The Terra Alta, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.