Wayne employment information

IndexWayneWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$12,892$24,002$29,829
Median household income$21,585$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,955$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$13,938$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$26,776$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$19,449$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level43.4%17.7%15.1%
The Wayne, 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 Wayne is $12,892, which is 46% lower than than the West Virginia average and 57% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,585, which is 49% lower than than the West Virginia average and 61% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wayne is 5%, which is 10% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wayne is 43% which is 187% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$14,388$21,585$43,170
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 Wayne is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wayne is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wayne is 10% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wayne is 187% higher than the national average.

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Wayne median earnings by income bracket

Wayne employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector19.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%16.5%
Public administration0.0%1.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.5%57.3%
Other26.7%16.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Burlington, OH2,514$50,7758%
Pea Ridge, WV6,305$49,47711%
Lavalette, WV1,177$49,08311%
South Point, OH3,639$46,61216%
Salt Rock, WV552$42,81323%
Wayne, WV2,044$21,58561%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mangonia Park, FL2,044$32,10742%
Pinedale, WY2,044$73,87934%
Drew, MS2,044$24,53756%
Superior, NE2,045$35,53636%
Oakes, ND2,043$53,9383%
Wayne, WV2,044$21,58561%
Source: The Wayne, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).