Charles Town employment information

IndexCharles TownWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$30,325$24,002$29,829
Median household income$73,229$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,087$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,177$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$57,485$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$29,290$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate6.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level10.4%17.7%15.1%
The Charles Town, 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 Charles Town is $30,325, which is 26% higher than than the West Virginia average and 2% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $73,229, which is 72% higher than than the West Virginia average and 32% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Charles Town is 7%, which is 47% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Charles Town is 10% which is 31% lower than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$48,814$73,229$146,458
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.

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  • The income per capita in Charles Town is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Charles Town is 32% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Charles Town is 47% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Charles Town is 31% lower than the national average.

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Charles Town median earnings by income bracket

Charles Town employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.5%4.4%
Wholesale & retail services6.5%6.7%
Public administration20.8%7.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%4.8%
Education, health & social services11.6%32.8%
Other37.8%39.3%

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Charles Town, WV5,682$73,22932%

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Charles Town, WV5,682$73,22932%
Source: The Charles Town, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).