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Income/capita 76%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 43%
IndexHarpers FerryWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$52,587$24,002$29,829
Median household income$66,250$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$78,125$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$64,375$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$31,875$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level14.6%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harpers Ferry is 76% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Harpers Ferry is 20% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harpers Ferry is 43% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harpers Ferry is 4% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,162$66,250$132,500
      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.

      Harpers Ferry median earnings by income bracket

      Harpers Ferry employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.6%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%19.1%
      Public administration26.0%38.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services19.5%34.0%
      Other40.3%6.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Adamstown, MD2,521$147,500167%
      Middletown, MD4,460$125,568127%
      Hillsboro, VA98$121,667120%
      Purcellville, VA8,914$117,736113%
      Myersville, MD1,789$114,952108%
      Harpers Ferry, WV213$66,25020%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gordon, OH213$51,5637%
      Joyce, LA213$50,8828%
      Garrison, MN213$43,05622%
      Moro, AR213$42,70823%
      Addison, PA213$41,87524%
      Harpers Ferry, WV213$66,25020%
      Source: The Harpers Ferry, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).