Terra Alta employment information

IndexTerra AltaWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$16,514$24,002$29,829
Median household income$34,659$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,404$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,625$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$24,375$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$18,267$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.2%17.7%15.1%
The Terra Alta, 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 Terra Alta is $16,514, which is 31% lower than than the West Virginia average and 45% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $34,659, which is 19% lower than than the West Virginia average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Terra Alta is 6%, which is 33% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Terra Alta is 24% which is 60% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,103$34,659$69,318
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 Terra Alta is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Terra Alta is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Terra Alta is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Terra Alta is 60% higher than the national average.

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Terra Alta employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.6%2.0%
Manufacturing sector7.5%6.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.0%
Wholesale & retail services21.3%25.9%
Public administration1.1%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%1.3%
Education, health & social services2.3%33.6%
Other34.9%17.6%

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Masontown, WV618$42,62523%
Deer Park, MD424$40,45527%
Terra Alta, WV1,598$34,65937%

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Grand Ronde, OR1,598$40,64827%
Corning, IA1,598$44,23120%
Henniker, NH1,598$47,17115%
Stanfield, NC1,597$63,18814%
Port Gibson, MS1,597$22,02260%
Terra Alta, WV1,598$34,65937%
Source: The Terra Alta, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).