Gauley Bridge employment information

IndexGauley BridgeWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$16,346$24,002$29,829
Median household income$38,864$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,544$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,114$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$30,882$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$19,074$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate10.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.4%17.7%15.1%
The Gauley Bridge, 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 Gauley Bridge is $16,346, which is 32% lower than than the West Virginia average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,864, which is 9% lower than than the West Virginia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Gauley Bridge is 10%, which is 117% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Gauley Bridge is 17% which is 15% higher than than the national average.

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$25,906$38,864$77,728
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Gauley Bridge is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gauley Bridge is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gauley Bridge is 117% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gauley Bridge is 15% higher than the national average.

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Gauley Bridge median earnings by income bracket

Gauley Bridge employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector2.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.2%
Wholesale & retail services9.2%26.6%
Public administration3.5%8.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.3%49.2%
Other43.7%12.1%

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Gauley Bridge, WV753$38,86430%

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Source: The Gauley Bridge, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).