Huntington employment information

IndexHuntingtonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,449$24,002$29,829
Median household income$29,834$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$48,740$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,942$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$21,691$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$16,985$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate4.5%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level30.8%17.7%15.1%
The Huntington, 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 Huntington is $21,449, which is 11% lower than than the West Virginia average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,834, which is 30% lower than than the West Virginia average and 46% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Huntington is 4%, which is 4% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Huntington is 31% which is 104% higher than than the national average.

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$19,887$29,834$59,668
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$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 Huntington is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Huntington is 46% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Huntington is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Huntington is 104% higher than the national average.

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Huntington median earnings by income bracket

Huntington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.0%1.0%
Manufacturing sector7.9%0.1%
Financial & insurance services2.3%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%15.4%
Public administration3.1%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.7%
Education, health & social services26.4%49.2%
Other29.7%24.9%

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Bellefonte, KY785$100,87582%
Westwood city, KY608$81,75048%
Russell, KY3,281$59,0737%
Burlington, OH2,514$50,7758%
Pea Ridge, WV6,305$49,47711%
Huntington, WV48,735$29,83446%

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Sheboygan, WI48,813$44,40620%
Murray, UT48,834$55,4830%
Bedford, TX48,864$62,70113%
McLean, VA48,867$190,258244%
Covina, CA48,539$65,45118%
Huntington, WV48,735$29,83446%
Source: The Huntington, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).