Arkansas City employment information

IndexArkansas CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,445$22,595$28,555
Median household income$39,922$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$44,722$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$24,896$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$29,531$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$19,167$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate8.4%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level12.1%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Arkansas City is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Arkansas City is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Arkansas City is 43% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Arkansas City is 23% lower than the national average.

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Arkansas City median earnings by income bracket

Arkansas City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector27.1%26.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%14.0%
Public administration6.9%25.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.2%
Education, health & social services13.9%38.7%

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Tillar, AR301$37,18830%
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Metcalfe, MS1,183$23,51656%
Benoit, MS488$21,25060%
Arkansas City, AR543$39,92225%

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Danforth, IL543$37,91729%
Troutville, VA543$47,91710%
Keyport, WA543$82,53254%
Eminence, MO543$21,77959%
Strodes Mills, PA543$41,20223%
Arkansas City, AR543$39,92225%
Source: The Arkansas City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.