Parsons employment information

IndexParsonsWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$19,806$24,002$29,829
Median household income$37,667$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,446$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,250$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$31,638$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$22,692$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level23.1%17.7%15.1%
The Parsons, 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 Parsons is $19,806, which is 17% lower than than the West Virginia average and 34% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,667, which is 12% lower than than the West Virginia average and 32% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Parsons is 2%, which is 52% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Parsons is 23% which is 53% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,108$37,667$75,334
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 Parsons is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Parsons is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Parsons is 52% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Parsons is 53% higher than the national average.

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Parsons employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.7%2.7%
Financial & insurance services3.5%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services7.1%7.0%
Public administration7.7%11.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.6%57.1%
Other40.6%17.3%

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Elkins, WV7,232$39,32029%
Thomas, WV612$35,41736%
Parsons, WV1,518$37,66732%

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Springfield, NE1,516$64,24216%
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Parsons, WV1,518$37,66732%
Source: The Parsons, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).