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Work and Jobs in Washington, West Virginia (WV) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Washington, West Virginia was 1,170 / 1,236

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Chemicals15.1%
(90)
25.7%
(81)
3.2%
(9)
Health care11.6%
(69)
3.2%
(10)
21.0%
(59)
Educational services11.4%
(68)
3.2%
(10)
20.6%
(58)
Plastics and rubber products9.2%
(55)
11.7%
(37)
6.4%
(18)
Public administration8.4%
(50)
8.9%
(28)
7.8%
(22)
Accommodation and food services7.2%
(43)
4.4%
(14)
10.3%
(29)
Finance and insurance4.7%
(28)
4.1%
(13)
5.3%
(15)
Warehousing and storage3.5%
(21)
4.4%
(14)
2.5%
(7)
Construction3.0%
(18)
5.7%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment2.5%
(15)
2.2%
(7)
2.8%
(8)
Computer and electronic products2.3%
(14)
0.0%
(0)
5.0%
(14)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers2.2%
(13)
4.1%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.7%
(10)
3.2%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
U. S. Postal service1.7%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
3.6%
(10)
Food and beverage stores1.5%
(9)
2.9%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Administrative and support and waste management services1.5%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
3.2%
(9)
Health and personal care, except drug, stores1.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
2.5%
(7)
Real estate and rental and leasing1.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
2.5%
(7)
Professional, scientific, and technical services1.2%
(7)
2.2%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery1.0%
(6)
1.9%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers1.0%
(6)
1.9%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities1.0%
(6)
1.9%
(6)
0.0%
(0)
Metal and metal products0.8%
(5)
1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.8%
(5)
1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Wood products0.8%
(5)
1.6%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services0.8%
(5)
0.0%
(0)
1.8%
(5)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.7%
(4)
1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.7%
(4)
1.3%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.7%
(4)
0.0%
(0)
1.4%
(4)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.5%
(3)
1.0%
(3)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Washington

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 1.8%Females

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Washington:

1.8% (12)
West Virginia:

5.2% (36,438)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Washington:

8.2% (54)
West Virginia:

5.3% (37,221)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Washington:

14.1% (92)
West Virginia:

9.3% (64,796)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Washington:

11.4% (75)
West Virginia:

9.3% (65,077)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Washington:

11.3% (74)
West Virginia:

14.7% (102,097)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Washington:

19.2% (126)
West Virginia:

13.6% (95,014)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Washington:

8.2% (54)
West Virginia:

9.4% (65,676)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Washington:

1.9% (12)
West Virginia:

4.4% (30,886)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Washington:

9.8% (64)
West Virginia:

5.0% (34,953)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Washington:

1.8% (12)
West Virginia:

2.3% (15,787)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Washington:

2.7% (18)
West Virginia:

8.0% (55,463)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Washington:

10.3% (68)
West Virginia:

8.0% (55,484)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Washington:

0.7% (4)
West Virginia:

3.2% (23,235)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Washington:

3.2% (19)
West Virginia:

4.8% (34,464)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Washington:

19.3% (115)
West Virginia:

8.6% (61,784)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Washington:

12.8% (76)
West Virginia:

10.1% (72,395)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Washington:

18.5% (110)
West Virginia:

13.8% (98,948)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Washington:

15.4% (92)
West Virginia:

15.2% (108,921)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Washington:

4.7% (28)
West Virginia:

9.7% (69,399)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Washington:

2.7% (16)
West Virginia:

4.7% (33,885)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Washington:

8.2% (49)
West Virginia:

4.6% (33,112)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Washington:

1.7% (10)
West Virginia:

1.1% (7,763)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Washington:

6.4% (38)
West Virginia:

8.1% (57,871)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Washington:

5.9% (35)
West Virginia:

7.8% (56,126)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    1.9% (7)
    West Virginia:

    7.2% (25,957)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    11.1% (40)
    West Virginia:

    6.8% (24,804)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    14.0% (50)
    West Virginia:

    11.5% (41,682)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    9.2% (33)
    West Virginia:

    9.8% (35,433)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    13.8% (49)
    West Virginia:

    13.3% (48,334)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    15.9% (57)
    West Virginia:

    10.3% (37,198)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    9.9% (36)
    West Virginia:

    8.3% (29,898)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    3.0% (11)
    West Virginia:

    3.4% (12,194)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    9.0% (32)
    West Virginia:

    4.1% (14,862)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    0.4% (2)
    West Virginia:

    2.1% (7,781)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Washington:

    10.6% (38)
    West Virginia:

    8.5% (30,676)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    4.1% (12)
    West Virginia:

    3.7% (12,417)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    14.3% (41)
    West Virginia:

    6.9% (23,114)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    14.1% (41)
    West Virginia:

    8.9% (29,644)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    7.2% (21)
    West Virginia:

    16.1% (53,763)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    23.5% (68)
    West Virginia:

    17.3% (57,816)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    7.1% (21)
    West Virginia:

    10.7% (35,778)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    9.5% (27)
    West Virginia:

    6.0% (20,091)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    3.7% (11)
    West Virginia:

    2.4% (8,006)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    7.4% (21)
    West Virginia:

    8.1% (26,969)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Washington:

    10.0% (29)
    West Virginia:

    7.4% (24,808)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.9%

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Washington:

86.5% (512)
West Virginia:

67.3% (467,614)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Washington:

5.7% (34)
West Virginia:

16.7% (116,351)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Washington:

3.7% (22)
West Virginia:

7.1% (49,155)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Washington:

4.1% (24)
West Virginia:

8.9% (61,849)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - West Virginia

Less than 5 minutes:
Washington:

2.3% (17)
West Virginia:

4.2% (28,552)
5 to 9 minutes:
Washington:

2.0% (15)
West Virginia:

11.7% (79,321)
10 to 14 minutes:
Washington:

13.9% (105)
West Virginia:

15.6% (106,091)
15 to 19 minutes:
Washington:

15.8% (120)
West Virginia:

17.0% (115,412)
20 to 24 minutes:
Washington:

19.6% (148)
West Virginia:

13.4% (91,272)
25 to 29 minutes:
Washington:

5.9% (44)
West Virginia:

6.8% (46,128)
30 to 34 minutes:
Washington:

17.0% (129)
West Virginia:

12.1% (82,391)
35 to 39 minutes:
Washington:

1.8% (13)
West Virginia:

2.9% (19,552)
40 to 44 minutes:
Washington:

4.4% (33)
West Virginia:

3.3% (22,203)
45 to 59 minutes:
Washington:

10.7% (81)
West Virginia:

6.3% (42,497)
60 to 89 minutes:
Washington:

4.1% (31)
West Virginia:

4.4% (29,936)
90 or more minutes:
Washington:

0.9% (7)
West Virginia:

2.3% (15,433)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Washington

Working at home in 2000 - West Virginia

Less than 5 minutes:
Washington:

2.3% (14)
West Virginia:

4.0% (28,589)
5 to 9 minutes:
Washington:

15.6% (93)
West Virginia:

11.7% (83,929)
10 to 14 minutes:
Washington:

25.3% (151)
West Virginia:

15.4% (110,704)
15 to 19 minutes:
Washington:

19.1% (114)
West Virginia:

15.7% (112,448)
20 to 24 minutes:
Washington:

15.9% (95)
West Virginia:

13.5% (96,666)
25 to 29 minutes:
Washington:

7.6% (45)
West Virginia:

5.3% (38,292)
30 to 34 minutes:
Washington:

2.9% (17)
West Virginia:

11.1% (79,985)
35 to 39 minutes:
Washington:

0.7% (4)
West Virginia:

2.4% (17,466)
40 to 44 minutes:
Washington:

2.2% (13)
West Virginia:

2.8% (19,840)
45 to 59 minutes:
Washington:

3.7% (22)
West Virginia:

6.9% (49,594)
60 to 89 minutes:
Washington:

4.0% (24)
West Virginia:

4.9% (35,242)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    2.2% (14)
    West Virginia:

    4.1% (14,085)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    2.2% (13)
    West Virginia:

    10.4% (35,956)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    12.0% (73)
    West Virginia:

    14.3% (49,410)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    17.2% (105)
    West Virginia:

    17.0% (58,739)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    16.4% (100)
    West Virginia:

    12.0% (41,255)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    2.8% (17)
    West Virginia:

    6.6% (22,867)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    17.2% (105)
    West Virginia:

    12.8% (44,195)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    1.7% (11)
    West Virginia:

    3.1% (10,795)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    4.2% (26)
    West Virginia:

    3.5% (11,920)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    14.1% (86)
    West Virginia:

    7.4% (25,643)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    3.9% (24)
    West Virginia:

    5.7% (19,576)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Washington:

    1.5% (9)
    West Virginia:

    3.1% (10,684)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Washington:

    29.8% (34)
    West Virginia:

    17.0% (56,681)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Washington:

    17.0% (19)
    West Virginia:

    17.0% (56,673)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Washington:

    38.4% (44)
    West Virginia:

    15.0% (50,017)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Washington:

    10.4% (12)
    West Virginia:

    11.4% (38,196)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Washington:

    1.3% (2)
    West Virginia:

    5.1% (16,854)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Washington

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - West Virginia

Drove car alone:
Washington:

89.5% (697)
West Virginia:

82.3% (582,152)
Carpooled:
Washington:

8.0% (62)
West Virginia:

8.6% (60,743)
Other means:
Washington:

1.1% (9)
West Virginia:

0.8% (5,356)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Washington

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - West Virginia

Drove car alone:
Washington:

94.0% (560)
West Virginia:

80.3% (576,360)
Carpooled:
Washington:

4.5% (27)
West Virginia:

12.7% (91,133)
Motorcycle:
Washington:

0.8% (5)
West Virginia:

0.0% (283)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Washington (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - West Virginia (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Washington:

    93.3% (603)
    West Virginia:

    82.1% (293,218)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Washington:

    6.6% (43)
    West Virginia:

    9.1% (32,439)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Washington (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - West Virginia (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Washington:

    70.8% (81)
    West Virginia:

    82.4% (288,934)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Washington:

    16.4% (19)
    West Virginia:

    8.1% (28,304)
    Other means - Females:
    Washington:

    7.9% (9)
    West Virginia:

    0.6% (1,948)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Washington:

93.6% (614)
West Virginia:

89.8% (591,965)
In 2 person carpool:
Washington:

6.6% (43)
West Virginia:

8.3% (54,837)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Washington:

95.4% (560)
West Virginia:

86.3% (576,360)
In 2 person carpool:
Washington:

4.6% (27)
West Virginia:

11.1% (74,212)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Washington:

67.3% (401)
West Virginia:

66.7% (488,582)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Washington:

1.2% (7)
West Virginia:

2.3% (16,512)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Washington:

1.0% (6)
West Virginia:

6.8% (50,039)
Local government workers:
Washington:

7.6% (45)
West Virginia:

6.6% (48,204)
State government workers:
Washington:

6.2% (37)
West Virginia:

7.7% (56,389)
Federal government workers:
Washington:

9.6% (57)
West Virginia:

3.6% (26,733)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Washington:

7.2% (43)
West Virginia:

5.9% (43,225)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Washington:

76.2% (240)
West Virginia:

70.7% (280,214)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Washington:

2.2% (7)
West Virginia:

3.0% (11,894)
Local government workers - Males:
Washington:

2.9% (9)
West Virginia:

5.1% (20,272)
State government workers - Males:
Washington:

3.2% (10)
West Virginia:

6.4% (25,533)
Federal government workers - Males:
Washington:

6.0% (19)
West Virginia:

3.4% (13,583)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Washington:

9.5% (30)
West Virginia:

6.9% (27,308)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Washington:

57.3% (161)
West Virginia:

61.9% (208,368)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Washington:

2.1% (6)
West Virginia:

10.1% (34,049)
Local government workers - Females:
Washington:

12.8% (36)
West Virginia:

8.3% (27,932)
State government workers - Females:
Washington:

9.6% (27)
West Virginia:

9.2% (30,856)
Federal government workers - Females:
Washington:

13.5% (38)
West Virginia:

3.9% (13,150)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Washington:

4.6% (13)
West Virginia:

4.7% (15,917)
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