Buckhannon employment information

IndexBuckhannonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$19,329$24,002$29,829
Median household income$33,182$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,250$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,606$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$18,361$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$11,465$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level26.6%17.7%15.1%
The Buckhannon, 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 Buckhannon is $19,329, which is 19% lower than than the West Virginia average and 35% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,182, which is 22% lower than than the West Virginia average and 40% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Buckhannon is 4%, which is 16% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Buckhannon is 27% which is 76% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$22,119$33,182$66,364
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 Buckhannon is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Buckhannon is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Buckhannon is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Buckhannon is 76% higher than the national average.

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Buckhannon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.9%2.8%
Manufacturing sector7.8%0.7%
Financial & insurance services3.3%3.4%
Wholesale & retail services7.9%15.9%
Public administration3.7%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services32.5%58.1%
Other39.6%16.4%

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West Milford, WV823$45,83317%
Jane Lew, WV401$39,75028%
Buckhannon, WV5,645$33,18240%

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Douglass Hills, KY5,645$63,02114%
Palmview, TX5,644$35,58236%
Hutchins, TX5,644$36,84533%
Fairview, NY5,646$71,25029%
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Buckhannon, WV5,645$33,18240%
Source: The Buckhannon, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).