War employment information

IndexWarWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$12,814$23,237$28,555
Median household income$19,052$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$22,917$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$12,917$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$39,500$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$23,958$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level42.4%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in War is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in War is 64% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in War is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in War is 172% higher than the national average.

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War median earnings by income bracket

War employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.8%13.9%
Public administration7.4%4.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services21.0%70.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gratton, VA898$40,84324%
Gary, WV852$33,54237%
Keystone, WV246$32,50039%
Tazewell, VA4,568$30,34043%
Northfork, WV358$30,05444%
War, WV779$19,05264%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marion, UT779$73,02137%
Levan, UT779$48,9139%
Triadelphia, WV779$31,60741%
Hanson, KY779$50,5006%
Trinidad, TX779$37,08331%
War, WV779$19,05264%
Source: The War, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.