Helena-West Helena employment information

IndexHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Income per capita$15,331$22,595$28,555
Median household income$22,451$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$41,396$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$17,441$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$20,848$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$19,282$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate12.8%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level41.7%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Helena-West Helena is 46% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Helena-West Helena is 58% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Helena-West Helena is 120% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Helena-West Helena is 167% higher than the national average.

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Helena-West Helena median earnings by income bracket

Helena-West Helena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.7%0.6%
Manufacturing sector17.4%6.0%
Financial & insurance services3.7%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services16.0%14.4%
Public administration4.4%7.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.8%1.3%
Education, health & social services10.8%43.0%

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Helena-West Helena, AR11,795$22,45158%

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Glen Rock, NJ11,784$154,615189%
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Helena-West Helena, AR11,795$22,45158%
Source: The Helena-West Helena, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.