Pax employment information

IndexPaxWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,302$24,002$29,829
Median household income$34,000$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,000$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,500$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$34,107$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$17,321$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level15.7%17.7%15.1%
The Pax, 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 Pax is $18,302, which is 24% lower than than the West Virginia average and 39% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,000, which is 20% lower than than the West Virginia average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pax is 4%, which is 13% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pax is 16% which is 4% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$22,664$34,000$68,000
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 Pax is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Pax is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pax is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pax is 4% higher than the national average.

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Pax median earnings by income bracket

Pax employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services12.9%27.8%
Public administration6.5%22.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services12.9%22.2%
Other58.1%27.8%

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Glen Fork, WV641$49,32111%
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Pax, WV153$34,00039%

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Pax, WV153$34,00039%
Source: The Pax, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).