Brookhaven employment information

IndexBrookhavenWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$27,760$24,002$29,829
Median household income$61,667$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$68,317$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,042$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$39,706$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$27,675$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level11.6%17.7%15.1%
The Brookhaven, 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 Brookhaven is $27,760, which is 16% higher than than the West Virginia average and 7% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $61,667, which is 45% higher than than the West Virginia average and 11% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Brookhaven is 4%, which is 12% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Brookhaven is 12% which is 23% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$41,107$61,667$123,334
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 Brookhaven is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Brookhaven is 11% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Brookhaven is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Brookhaven is 23% lower than the national average.

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Brookhaven median earnings by income bracket

Brookhaven employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.4%6.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.1%5.1%
Public administration4.0%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%2.2%
Education, health & social services20.2%55.9%
Other34.4%24.2%

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Mount Morris, PA820$59,2317%
Pleasant Valley, WV3,181$52,6695%
Brookhaven, WV5,300$61,66711%

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Paxtonia, PA5,301$80,33545%
East Port Orchard, WA5,301$51,5057%
Paloma Creek South, TX5,298$89,90463%
Pass Christian, MS5,302$46,80215%
Islip Terrace, NY5,302$103,55587%
Brookhaven, WV5,300$61,66711%
Source: The Brookhaven, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).