Point Pleasant employment information

IndexPoint PleasantWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$18,521$24,002$29,829
Median household income$31,778$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,143$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,167$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$30,789$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$16,400$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level23.0%17.7%15.1%
The Point Pleasant, 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 Point Pleasant is $18,521, which is 23% lower than than the West Virginia average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $31,778, which is 25% lower than than the West Virginia average and 43% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Point Pleasant is 4%, which is 22% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Point Pleasant is 23% which is 52% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$21,183$31,778$63,556
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 Point Pleasant is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Point Pleasant is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Point Pleasant is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Point Pleasant is 52% higher than the national average.

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Point Pleasant employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector24.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services3.0%19.9%
Public administration4.4%20.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services2.6%34.7%
Other29.2%22.0%

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Point Pleasant, WV4,281$31,77843%

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Source: The Point Pleasant, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).