Cheat Lake employment information

IndexCheat LakeWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$45,211$24,002$29,829
Median household income$93,137$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$110,173$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,068$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$60,768$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$35,245$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%17.7%15.1%
The Cheat Lake, 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 Cheat Lake is $45,211, which is 88% higher than than the West Virginia average and 52% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $93,137, which is 118% higher than than the West Virginia average and 68% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Cheat Lake is 2%, which is 52% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Cheat Lake is 8% which is 45% lower than than the national average.
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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$62,085$93,137$186,274
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 Cheat Lake is 52% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Cheat Lake is 68% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Cheat Lake is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Cheat Lake is 45% lower than the national average.

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      Cheat Lake median earnings by income bracket

      Cheat Lake employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector11.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%10.9%
      Public administration6.4%5.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services23.3%51.4%
      Other31.2%22.1%

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      Leith-Hatfield, PA2,577$75,30236%
      Mapletown, PA135$67,91723%
      Brandonville, WV125$64,46417%
      Brookhaven, WV5,300$61,66711%
      Mount Morris, PA820$59,2317%
      Cheat Lake, WV9,671$93,13768%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alamosa, CO9,671$28,16749%
      Waggaman, LA9,673$40,02728%
      Brandon, SD9,674$75,42436%
      Forestdale, AL9,679$49,56510%
      Brandywine, MD9,681$116,893111%
      Cheat Lake, WV9,671$93,13768%
      Source: The Cheat Lake, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).