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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Beckley is $22,999, which is about the same as the state average of $23,237 and is lower than the national average of $28,555. Beckley median household income is $33,616, which has grown by 19.54% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.01% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Beckley residents spend 17.3 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 25.3 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #122

Beckley, WV
22,999 USD
West Virginia
23,237 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Beckley, WV
24,637 USD
West Virginia
27,022 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Beckley, WV
34,375 USD
West Virginia
34,030 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Beckley, WV
22,051 USD
West Virginia
21,583 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #225
Beckley, WV
33,616 USD
West Virginia
41,576 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Beckley, WV
51,771 USD
West Virginia
55,976 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #209
Beckley, WV
19.54%
West Virginia
40.01%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income15.30%$8,638, see rank17.03%$11,98821.11%$16,919
Social Security Income36.30%$14,446, see rank38.80%$17,12829.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income3.67%$2,260, see rank2.29%$2,8992.82%$3,720
Retirement Income19.24%$15,213, see rank23.52%$17,38817.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Beckley, WV
47,981 USD
West Virginia
52,875 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Beckley, WV
67,652 USD
West Virginia
67,024 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
White$40,379, see rank$42,140$56,900
Black$19,947, see rank$28,993$35,600
Hispanic$10,769, see rank$40,751$42,396
Asian$29,020, see rank$51,842$73,244
Two or More Races$28,365, see rank$32,023$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
less than 25$22,717, see rank$20,057$25,788
25 to 44$36,888, see rank$48,823$58,398
45 to 64$39,375, see rank$49,530$65,027
65 or over$24,254, see rank$30,724$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over14,075, see rank1,513,749248,775,628
Male16,320, 44.90%, see rank48.90%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:23,941, 62.36%, see rank59.36%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.73%
Male, Civilian23,941, 62.36%, see rank59.22%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed33,448, 87.49%, see rank90.78%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3493, 12.51%, see rank9.22%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,379, 37.64%, see rank40.64%30.72%
Female17,755, 55.10%, see rank51.10%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:24,094, 52.79%, see rank49.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian24,094, 52.79%, see rank49.37%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed33,951, 96.51%, see rank93.03%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3143, 3.49%, see rank6.97%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force23,661, 47.21%, see rank50.61%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over7,259, 100%736,438141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone5,983, 82.42%, see rank82.32%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled579, 7.98%, see rank10.25%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.75%5.06%
Walked316, 4.35%, see rank2.85%2.78%
Other Means130, 1.79%, see rank1.01%1.79%
Worked at Home251, 3.46%, see rank2.84%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Beckley, WV
17.3 minutes
West Virginia
25.3 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over7,399753,227143,435,233
Male13,448, 46.60%, see rank52.83%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2991, 28.74%, see rank25.96%33.12%
Service Occupations2823, 23.87%, see rank14.68%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2592, 17.17%, see rank15.68%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.77%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2470, 13.63%, see rank14.35%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2427, 12.38%, see rank21.14%17.94%
Female13,951, 53.40%, see rank47.17%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations21,348, 34.12%, see rank37.61%40.04%
Service Occupations21,089, 27.56%, see rank23.73%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations21,360, 34.42%, see rank34.05%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.08%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.25%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2154, 3.90%, see rank4.03%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Beckley, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over7,399, 100%753,227143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining486, 6.57%, see rank5.33%1.96%
Construction180, 2.43%, see rank6.31%6.17%
Manufacturing214, 2.89%, see rank8.19%10.43%
Wholesale Trade210, 2.84%, see rank2.16%2.75%
Retail Trade1,044, 14.11%, see rank12.57%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities185, 2.50%, see rank5.40%4.93%
Information226, 3.05%, see rank1.74%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing347, 4.69%, see rank4.21%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
489, 6.61%, see rank7.73%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance2,271, 30.69%, see rank26.45%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
1,019, 13.77%, see rank9.03%9.49%
Public Administration391, 5.28%, see rank6.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration337, 4.55%, see rank4.35%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Beckley, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty4,20624.59%, see rank18.13%15.59%
Family in Poverty79118.90%, see rank13.11%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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