Wellsburg employment information

IndexWellsburgWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$25,668$23,237$28,555
Median household income$35,655$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,750$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,842$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$34,779$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$17,188$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level13.4%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wellsburg is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wellsburg is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wellsburg is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wellsburg is 14% lower than the national average.

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Wellsburg median earnings by income bracket

Wellsburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector31.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.5%30.0%
Public administration0.9%4.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%1.3%
Education, health & social services16.8%41.2%

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Wellsburg, WV2,763$35,65533%

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Green Forest, AR2,762$29,78644%
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Whitfield, FL2,762$66,44924%
Poplar-Cotton Center, CA2,764$21,43460%
Wellsburg, WV2,763$35,65533%
Source: The Wellsburg, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.