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Economy in West Virginia

West Virginia has an unemployment rate of 4.6%. The US average is 3.7%.

West Virginia has seen the job market increase by 0.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 26.0%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for West Virginia
- The Sales Tax Rate for West Virginia is 6.2%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for West Virginia is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for West Virginia
- The average income of a West Virginia resident is $23,237 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a West Virginia resident is $41,576 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYWest Virginia, West VirginiaUnited States
  4.6%3.7%
  0.5%1.6%
  26.0%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $24,774$31,177
  $44,061$57,652
  $55,949$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.8%1.3%
  4.3%0.6%
  6.2%6.2%
  8.1%10.4%
  2.2%2.7%
  12.6%11.6%
  3.9%4.1%
  1.5%0.9%
  1.7%2.1%
  3.0%4.7%
  1.1%1.9%
  4.4%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.4%4.3%
  9.7%9.3%
  17.0%13.8%
  1.8%2.2%
  7.4%7.4%
  4.3%4.9%
  6.7%4.8%
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