Wheeling employment information

IndexWheelingWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$27,440$24,002$29,829
Median household income$38,082$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,650$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,909$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$32,244$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$21,671$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level17.8%17.7%15.1%
The Wheeling, 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 Wheeling is $27,440, which is 14% higher than than the West Virginia average and 8% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $38,082, which is 11% lower than than the West Virginia average and 31% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wheeling is 3%, which is 30% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wheeling is 18% which is 18% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$25,385$38,082$76,164
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 Wheeling is 8% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wheeling is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wheeling is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wheeling is 18% higher than the national average.

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Wheeling median earnings by income bracket

Wheeling employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%1.3%
Manufacturing sector10.1%0.2%
Financial & insurance services3.3%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services17.8%16.5%
Public administration7.5%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.6%
Education, health & social services13.9%41.2%
Other31.9%27.8%

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Clearview, WV534$67,70822%
Bethlehem, WV2,489$63,81315%
Wheeling, WV27,758$38,08231%

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Shaker Heights, OH27,773$79,51944%
Saugus, MA27,773$78,37242%
Greer, SC27,739$47,93313%
Benicia, CA27,780$87,01157%
Sahuarita, AZ27,780$69,33325%
Wheeling, WV27,758$38,08231%
Source: The Wheeling, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).