Martinsburg employment information

IndexMartinsburgWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$20,646$24,002$29,829
Median household income$36,976$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,532$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,494$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$31,378$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$19,042$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.8%17.7%15.1%
The Martinsburg, 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 Martinsburg is $20,646, which is 14% lower than than the West Virginia average and 31% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $36,976, which is 13% lower than than the West Virginia average and 33% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Martinsburg is 8%, which is 73% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Martinsburg is 29% which is 91% higher than than the national average.
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$24,648$36,976$73,952
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$28,426$42,644$85,288
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$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 Martinsburg is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Martinsburg is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Martinsburg is 73% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Martinsburg is 91% higher than the national average.

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Martinsburg median earnings by income bracket

Martinsburg employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.6%1.4%
Manufacturing sector11.0%2.6%
Financial & insurance services4.8%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services19.0%15.8%
Public administration15.0%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%4.2%
Education, health & social services13.3%30.0%
Other23.4%29.7%

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Martinsburg, WV17,613$36,97633%

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Martinsburg, WV17,613$36,97633%
Source: The Martinsburg, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).