West Union employment information

IndexWest UnionWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$13,904$23,237$28,555
Median household income$33,214$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$39,375$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,167$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$27,768$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$17,115$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate2.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level20.1%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West Union is 51% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West Union is 38% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West Union is 54% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West Union is 29% higher than the national average.

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West Union median earnings by income bracket

West Union employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.1%1.5%
Financial & insurance services1.5%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services11.6%15.3%
Public administration2.5%11.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.0%
Education, health & social services8.6%43.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Harrisville, WV2,194$43,22419%
Ellenboro, WV482$42,50021%
Salem, WV1,861$35,16734%
Middlebourne, WV890$29,82144%
Pennsboro, WV1,244$27,78848%
West Union, WV1,177$33,21438%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marmaduke, AR1,177$32,28340%
Ivanhoe, TX1,177$36,77631%
Conehatta, MS1,177$30,10844%
Solomon, KS1,177$47,50011%
Mendon, UT1,177$79,46449%
West Union, WV1,177$33,21438%
Source: The West Union, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.