Kingwood employment information

IndexKingwoodWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,372$24,002$29,829
Median household income$44,896$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,594$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,976$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$42,500$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$20,573$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level16.0%17.7%15.1%
The Kingwood, 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 Kingwood is $21,372, which is 11% lower than than the West Virginia average and 28% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $44,896, which is 5% higher than than the West Virginia average and 19% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Kingwood is 3%, which is 39% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Kingwood is 16% which is 6% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$29,927$44,896$89,792
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 Kingwood is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kingwood is 19% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kingwood is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kingwood is 6% higher than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Kingwood

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Kingwood

Compare Kingwood, WV Employment To Other Cities

Employment status

Hours worked per week

Kingwood median earnings by income bracket

Kingwood employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector14.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.6%1.3%
Wholesale & retail services10.6%11.4%
Public administration10.1%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.3%3.1%
Education, health & social services8.4%46.5%
Other27.7%31.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cheat Lake, WV9,671$93,13768%
Brandonville, WV125$64,46417%
Brookhaven, WV5,300$61,66711%
Bruceton Mills, WV50$48,75012%
Newburg, WV368$45,93817%
Kingwood, WV2,951$44,89619%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Afton, MN2,951$100,76482%
Murfreesboro, NC2,951$42,62523%
Carrollton, OH2,952$46,55616%
Spring Arbor, MI2,952$53,4423%
Washoe Valley, NV2,950$78,56542%
Kingwood, WV2,951$44,89619%
Source: The Kingwood, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).