Welch employment information

IndexWelchWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$12,618$24,002$29,829
Median household income$27,115$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,210$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$9,545$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$0$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$28,631$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.4%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level35.4%17.7%15.1%
The Welch, 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 Welch is $12,618, which is 47% lower than than the West Virginia average and 58% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,115, which is 36% lower than than the West Virginia average and 51% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Welch is 2%, which is 49% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Welch is 35% which is 134% higher than than the national average.

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am i middle class

$Input your household income
$18,074$27,115$54,230
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 Welch is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Welch is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Welch is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Welch is 134% higher than the national average.

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Welch median earnings by income bracket

Welch employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.7%9.0%
Wholesale & retail services17.1%19.2%
Public administration6.4%18.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services23.2%42.9%
Other46.1%11.0%

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Bud, WV448$45,75017%
Welch, WV3,043$27,11551%

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Parker, AZ3,043$45,50918%
Orchard City, CO3,043$40,61527%
Soperton, GA3,042$31,70543%
Welch, WV3,043$27,11551%
Source: The Welch, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).