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Income/capita 7%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 12%
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%

Key findings

  • 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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      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.

      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%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cheat Lake, WV9,671$93,13768%
      Mapletown, PA135$67,91723%
      Brandonville, WV125$64,46417%
      Mount Morris, PA820$59,2317%
      Pleasant Valley, WV3,181$52,6695%
      Brookhaven, WV5,300$61,66711%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Paxtonia, PA5,301$80,33545%
      East Port Orchard, WA5,301$51,5057%
      Islip Terrace, NY5,302$103,55587%
      Pass Christian, MS5,302$46,80215%
      Paloma Creek South, TX5,298$89,90463%
      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).