Powellton employment information

IndexPowelltonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$16,752$24,002$29,829
Median household income$38,438$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,692$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$21,696$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$37,552$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate5.7%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.8%17.7%15.1%
The Powellton, 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 Powellton is $16,752, which is 30% lower than than the West Virginia average and 44% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,438, which is 10% lower than than the West Virginia average and 31% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Powellton is 6%, which is 22% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Powellton is 5% which is 68% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,622$38,438$76,876
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 Powellton is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Powellton is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Powellton is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Powellton is 68% lower than the national average.

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Powellton median earnings by income bracket

Powellton employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services23.2%9.3%
Public administration0.0%15.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%52.3%
Other56.5%22.4%

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Powellton, WV524$38,43831%

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