Oceana employment information

IndexOceanaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,066$24,002$29,829
Median household income$27,216$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,000$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,750$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$35,700$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$16,667$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level23.0%17.7%15.1%
The Oceana, 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 Oceana is $18,066, which is 25% lower than than the West Virginia average and 39% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,216, which is 36% lower than than the West Virginia average and 51% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oceana is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oceana is 23% which is 52% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$18,142$27,216$54,432
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 Oceana is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oceana is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oceana is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oceana is 52% higher than the national average.

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Oceana employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.5%0.0%
Manufacturing sector4.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.4%32.9%
Public administration9.9%3.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.9%41.9%
Other43.8%21.9%

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Corinne, WV141$112,926104%
Bruno, WV1,114$63,27214%
Man, WV828$54,4792%
Accoville, WV922$50,2789%
Pineville, WV557$49,64310%
Oceana, WV1,280$27,21651%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Eureka, MT1,280$26,22353%
New Brockton, AL1,280$44,26120%
West Leechburg, PA1,280$49,19611%
Fox Chase, PA1,280$91,50065%
Greenwood, DE1,280$44,01320%
Oceana, WV1,280$27,21651%
Source: The Oceana, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).