Income/capita 0%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 38%
IndexTornadoWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$29,948$24,002$29,829
Median household income$64,479$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,375$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$35,795$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$32,182$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level4.0%17.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Tornado is equal to the national average
  • The median household income in Tornado is 17% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Tornado is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Tornado is 73% lower than the national average

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      Tornado employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%8.7%
      Wholesale & retail services13.9%2.0%
      Public administration18.4%2.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services17.4%64.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bancroft, WV963$75,33136%
      Teays Valley, WV13,706$73,84633%
      Culloden, WV3,451$63,05314%
      Cross Lanes, WV9,899$58,9847%
      Winfield, WV2,300$58,8796%
      Tornado, WV1,294$64,47917%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Elton, LA1,295$30,64745%
      Tahoe Vista, CA1,293$52,5005%
      Lake Brownwood, TX1,295$41,35225%
      Minkler, CA1,293$87,67958%
      Onarga, IL1,295$42,40423%
      Tornado, WV1,294$64,47917%
      Source: The Tornado, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).