Wheeling employment information

IndexWheelingWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$24,831$23,237$28,555
Median household income$36,085$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,091$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,772$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$30,772$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$21,395$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate3.5%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level19.9%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wheeling is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wheeling is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wheeling is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wheeling is 28% higher than the national average.

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Wheeling median earnings by income bracket

Wheeling employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector9.9%0.2%
Financial & insurance services4.0%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%15.2%
Public administration5.3%6.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%1.7%
Education, health & social services13.9%41.1%

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Avella, PA933$61,50015%
Clearview, WV581$61,11114%
Wheeling, WV28,129$36,08533%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Crofton, MD28,140$109,633105%
Winchester, NV28,111$37,05931%
Oak Forest, IL28,104$71,08233%
Magna, UT28,182$55,9135%
Shaker Heights, OH28,071$75,17741%
Wheeling, WV28,129$36,08533%
Source: The Wheeling, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.