Bethany employment information

IndexBethanyWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$11,970$24,002$29,829
Median household income$56,094$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,063$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,250$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$5,578$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$2,753$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate0.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level6.0%17.7%15.1%
The Bethany, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Bethany is $11,970, which is 50% lower than than the West Virginia average and 60% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $56,094, which is 32% higher than than the West Virginia average and 1% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Bethany is 0%, which is 94% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Bethany is 6% which is 60% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$37,392$56,094$112,188
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Bethany is 60% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Bethany is 1% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Bethany is 94% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Bethany is 60% lower than the national average.

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Bethany employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.6%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services27.1%2.9%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services32.1%54.8%
Other28.7%18.9%

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Bethany, WV1,029$56,0941%

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Emerald Bay, TX1,029$68,00023%
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Source: The Bethany, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).