Income/capita 31%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 84%
IndexPinchWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$39,177$24,002$29,829
Median household income$68,828$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,327$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$49,405$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$52,841$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$38,485$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pinch is 31% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pinch is 24% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pinch is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pinch is 49% lower than the national average

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      Pinch employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.1%21.3%
      Public administration12.6%12.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services20.1%46.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shrewsbury, WV798$57,3864%
      Pratt, WV469$55,6251%
      East Bank, WV757$53,4383%
      Big Chimney, WV379$50,9248%
      Coal Fork, WV1,061$47,22215%
      Pinch, WV2,826$68,82824%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Eielson AFB, AK2,826$57,0543%
      Abbeville, GA2,826$21,69461%
      Raymond, WA2,825$32,50041%
      Darien, GA2,825$30,79944%
      Southern Shores, NC2,827$91,85066%
      Pinch, WV2,826$68,82824%
      Source: The Pinch, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).