Weirton employment information

IndexWeirtonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,569$23,237$28,555
Median household income$39,326$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,043$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,830$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$36,159$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$23,873$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate3.8%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level16.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Weirton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Weirton is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Weirton is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Weirton is 7% higher than the national average.

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Weirton median earnings by income bracket

Weirton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.9%0.2%
Manufacturing sector18.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.7%7.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.5%13.3%
Public administration5.0%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.8%1.6%
Education, health & social services10.7%42.6%

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Weirton, WV19,523$39,32626%

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Amherst Center, MA19,543$37,08931%
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Weirton, WV19,523$39,32626%
Source: The Weirton, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.