Chester employment information

IndexChesterArkansasNational
Income per capita$19,808$22,595$28,555
Median household income$18,125$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$14,375$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,188$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$43,125$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$4,583$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate3.9%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level32.4%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 66% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 108% higher than the national average.

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Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector47.4%80.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services0.0%40.0%
Other52.6%40.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cedarville, AR1,695$48,6699%
Dyer, AR757$45,44615%
Alma, AR5,514$44,06318%
Winslow, AR362$33,75037%
Mulberry, AR1,725$32,03140%
Chester, AR105$18,12566%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Willowbrook, KS105$141,875165%
Dudley, PA105$32,50039%
Mount Union, IA105$55,9385%
Birmingham, PA105$54,7502%
Steely Hollow, OK105$16,82769%
Chester, AR105$18,12566%
Source: The Chester, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.