Central City employment information

IndexCentral CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$22,551$22,595$28,555
Median household income$30,625$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,455$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,818$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$29,625$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$23,125$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate1.0%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Central City is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central City is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 82% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central City is 13% lower than the national average.

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Central City median earnings by income bracket

Central City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector28.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services2.9%9.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.6%18.3%
Public administration1.9%8.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.3%40.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lavaca, AR2,358$50,0007%
Greenwood, AR9,222$46,67313%
Dyer, AR757$45,44615%
Rock Island, OK735$45,27815%
Alma, AR5,514$44,06318%
Central City, AR459$30,62543%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sharpsburg, GA459$56,3165%
Yantis, TX459$37,70829%
Pierron, IL459$30,83342%
Fisk, MO459$25,50052%
Sun River Terrace, IL459$30,20844%
Central City, AR459$30,62543%
Source: The Central City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.