Spencer employment information

IndexSpencerWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$15,573$24,002$29,829
Median household income$24,014$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,800$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,612$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$25,375$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$21,393$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level28.0%17.7%15.1%
The Spencer, 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 Spencer is $15,573, which is 35% lower than than the West Virginia average and 48% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $24,014, which is 44% lower than than the West Virginia average and 57% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Spencer is 4%, which is 21% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Spencer is 28% which is 85% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$16,007$24,014$48,028
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 Spencer is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Spencer is 57% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Spencer is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Spencer is 85% higher than the national average.

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Spencer median earnings by income bracket

Spencer employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector7.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.1%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%16.8%
Public administration2.8%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%3.1%
Education, health & social services22.0%59.8%
Other26.7%15.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Reedy, WV125$38,12531%
Grantsville, WV632$27,55750%
Spencer, WV2,008$24,01457%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Combine, TX2,008$70,11427%
Oakland, MD2,008$32,91740%
Cardington, OH2,009$30,36945%
Honey Grove, TX2,009$31,69143%
Newtown, CT2,009$126,806129%
Spencer, WV2,008$24,01457%
Source: The Spencer, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).