Richwood Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Richwood, WV

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Richwood, WV

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 8 days ago
  • Flatbed Truck Driver – Class A CDL

    Swift Transportation - Richwood, WV

    Experienced Flatbed Drivers Wanted! INCREASED MILEAGE PAY: Our Flatbed Truck Drivers are now earning more per mile! At Swift Transportation, we know that consistency is crucial...

    from Swift Transportation - 20 days ago
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Richwood, West Virginia

Richwood is a city in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 2,477 at the 2000 census. A former coal and lumber boom town, the city's population once flirted with 10,000 but the closure of many underground coal mines caused many of Richwood's residents to leave the state in order to find work. The area is currently focusing on niche tourism as a means to revitalize the local economy. It calls itself the "Ramp Capital of the World" and hosts a large festival every April in honor of the pungent wild leek.

Richwood Economy

While Richwood was the economic center for Nicholas County for most of the 20th Century, the county seat of Summersville has come to be the primary retail and business center during the past 25 years. This is mostly due to the improvement of U.S. Route 19 to a 4-lane highway and the development of business along the corridor. Richwood, however, is still by default the political and economic center of eastern Nicholas County, as it is the only incoporated city in the immediate area. While Richwood now possesses a small fraction of the retail stores that it once had, the city still has a small shopping plaza which houses a FoodLand, Rite Aid, Dollar General, and Pizza Hut. Many of the downtown businesses have closed due to competition with larger chain retailers located in nearby Summersville. Recently, there have been efforts to re-establish the city's industrial sector, such as the establishment of Cherry River Furniture, a manufacturer of home furniture products . The company,...more

Richwood Careers

Among the most common occupations in Richwood are Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 22%; and Sales and office occupations, 21%. Approximately 64 percent of workers in Richwood, West Virginia work for companies, 21 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Richwood Industries

The leading industries in Richwood, West Virginia are Educational, health and social services, 24%; Manufacturing, 17%; and Retail trade, 17%. Simply Hired's Richwood job listings indicate that the following industries in Richwood are hiring the most workers:

Richwood Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Richwood, West Virginia is $22,240, and the median income of households in Richwood was $21,620.

Average Salaries in Richwood, WV

Richwood, WV


According to our Richwood Trends data, the number of Richwood, West Virginia jobs has increased by 337% since August 2013.
Richwood job trends

Richwood Employment Statistics

Population of Richwood
Total population 2,477
Male 45.54%
Female 54.46%
Median age 44.7
Richwood Housing
Owner-occupied homes 72.7%
Median cost of a home $36,400
Median mortgage payment $360
Renter-occupied homes 27.3%
Vacant housing 16.5%
Median monthly rent $359
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $25,948
Median for all female full-time $18,533
Household Income
Less than $10,000 26%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 25%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 10%
$75,000 to $99,999 3%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 15%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 22%
High school graduate 39%
Some college, no degree 12%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 6%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 19%
Currently married 54%
Separated 2%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 12%
White 99%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Richwood Commute
Carpool 10.6%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 22 minutes