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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Terra Alta is $16,892, which is lower than the state average of $23,237 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Terra Alta median household income is $40,329, which has grown by 58.85% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 40.01% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Terra Alta residents spend 26.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 25.3 minutes and is about the same as 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, #279

Terra Alta, WV
16,892 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

Terra Alta, WV
22,865 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
Terra Alta, WV
26,919 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
Terra Alta, WV
17,708 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, #143
Terra Alta, WV
40,329 USD
West Virginia
41,576 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Terra Alta, WV
43,412 USD
West Virginia
55,976 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #58
Terra Alta, WV
58.85%
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
 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income4.71%$6,660, see rank17.03%$11,98821.11%$16,919
Social Security Income27.94%$14,328, see rank38.80%$17,12829.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income4.87%$2,074, see rank2.29%$2,8992.82%$3,720
Retirement Income10.68%$17,018, 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
Terra Alta, WV
46,719 USD
West Virginia
52,875 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Terra Alta, WV
48,675 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

 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
White$39,940, see rank$42,140$56,900

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

Median Household Income by Age

 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
less than 25$19,167, see rank$20,057$25,788
25 to 44$43,618, see rank$48,823$58,398
45 to 64$44,500, see rank$49,530$65,027
65 or over$30,000, see rank$30,724$37,945

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

Employment Status

 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over1,352, see rank1,513,749248,775,628
Male1686, 50.74%, see rank48.90%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2517, 75.36%, see rank59.36%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.14%0.73%
Male, Civilian2517, 75.36%, see rank59.22%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3465, 89.94%, see rank90.78%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed352, 10.06%, see rank9.22%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2169, 24.64%, see rank40.64%30.72%
Female1666, 49.26%, see rank51.10%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2379, 56.91%, see rank49.39%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian2379, 56.91%, see rank49.37%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3335, 88.39%, see rank93.03%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed344, 11.61%, see rank6.97%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2287, 43.09%, 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

 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over777, 100%736,438141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone623, 80.18%, see rank82.32%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled108, 13.90%, see rank10.25%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.75%5.06%
Walked11, 1.42%, see rank2.85%2.78%
Other Means3, 0.39%, see rank1.01%1.79%
Worked at Home32, 4.12%, see rank2.84%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Terra Alta, WV
26.4 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
 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over800753,227143,435,233
Male1465, 58.13%, see rank52.83%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations260, 12.90%, see rank25.96%33.12%
Service Occupations261, 13.12%, see rank14.68%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations269, 14.84%, see rank15.68%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations221, 4.52%, see rank0.77%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations277, 16.56%, see rank14.35%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2141, 30.32%, see rank21.14%17.94%
Female1335, 41.88%, see rank47.17%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations254, 16.12%, see rank37.61%40.04%
Service Occupations2159, 47.46%, see rank23.73%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2103, 30.75%, 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 Occupations20, 0.00%, 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
 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over800, 100%753,227143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining84, 10.50%, see rank5.33%1.96%
Construction37, 4.63%, see rank6.31%6.17%
Manufacturing39, 4.88%, see rank8.19%10.43%
Wholesale Trade11, 1.38%, see rank2.16%2.75%
Retail Trade154, 19.25%, see rank12.57%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities66, 8.25%, see rank5.40%4.93%
Information14, 1.75%, see rank1.74%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing38, 4.75%, see rank4.21%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
32, 4.00%, see rank7.73%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance192, 24.00%, see rank26.45%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
51, 6.38%, see rank9.03%9.49%
Public Administration17, 2.13%, see rank6.55%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration65, 8.13%, see rank4.35%4.96%

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

Poverty Level

 Terra Alta, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
Population in Poverty32419.42%, see rank18.13%15.59%
Family in Poverty6914.44%, see rank13.11%11.47%

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


 
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