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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      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%

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      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%

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      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).