Income/capita 42%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 4%
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IndexSistersvilleWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$17,346$24,002$29,829
Median household income$31,033$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$37,171$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,500$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$26,641$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$14,006$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.9%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sistersville is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sistersville is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sistersville is 4% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sistersville is 92% higher than the national average

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      Sistersville employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.5%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector21.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services21.2%14.5%
      Public administration8.2%5.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.3%36.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Newport, OH997$62,57413.1%
      Graysville, OH62$61,87511.8%
      Hannibal, OH375$52,6044.9%
      Lewisville, OH236$48,19412.9%
      Newport CDP (Shelby County), OH159$46,58315.8%
      Sistersville, WV1,565$31,03343.9%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mount Carroll, IL1,565$39,86427.9%
      Fairmount Heights, MD1,565$56,9002.9%
      Oxford, ME1,565$44,71919.2%
      Walnut Cove, NC1,565$34,39837.8%
      Saint-Pacôme, QC1,565n/a 
      Sistersville, WV1,565$31,03343.9%
      Source: The Sistersville, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).