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Income/capita 18%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 88%
IndexBancroftWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$24,517$24,002$29,829
Median household income$75,331$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,434$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$40,912$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$0$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level5.8%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bancroft is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bancroft is 36% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bancroft is 88% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bancroft is 62% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $50,215$75,331$150,662
      City
      $28,426$42,644$85,288
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Bancroft median earnings by income bracket

      Bancroft employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.2%2.3%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.1%2.8%
      Public administration1.4%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.7%5.1%
      Education, health & social services10.2%79.1%
      Other47.6%4.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Teays Valley, WV13,706$73,84633%
      Tornado, WV1,294$64,47917%
      Culloden, WV3,451$63,05314%
      Cross Lanes, WV9,899$58,9847%
      Winfield, WV2,300$58,8796%
      Bancroft, WV963$75,33136%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairfax, MN963$44,58319%
      West Brownsville, PA963$36,92333%
      Bloomfield, NE963$35,57736%
      Kenansville, NC963$30,36545%
      Penryn, PA963$87,40458%
      Bancroft, WV963$75,33136%
      Source: The Bancroft, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).