Sophia employment information

IndexSophiaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,808$24,002$29,829
Median household income$28,906$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,182$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,900$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$33,333$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$20,709$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level26.6%17.7%15.1%
The Sophia, 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 Sophia is $15,808, which is 34% lower than than the West Virginia average and 47% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $28,906, which is 32% lower than than the West Virginia average and 48% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Sophia is 5%, which is 5% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Sophia is 27% which is 76% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$19,268$28,906$57,812
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 Sophia is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Sophia is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Sophia is 5% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Sophia is 76% higher than the national average.

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Sophia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%9.3%
Wholesale & retail services9.0%20.1%
Public administration10.6%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.5%50.5%
Other47.7%13.9%

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Mabscott, WV1,295$53,5783%
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Sophia, WV1,267$28,90648%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
New London, MN1,267$42,50023%
Ellenboro, NC1,267$38,75030%
Lakeview, LA1,267$35,31336%
Tidmore Bend, AL1,266$50,00010%
Burgin, KY1,266$36,51034%
Sophia, WV1,267$28,90648%
Source: The Sophia, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).