Little Rock employment information

IndexLittle RockArkansasNational
Income per capita$29,583$22,595$28,555
Median household income$46,409$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,480$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,414$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$34,780$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$28,387$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level18.0%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Little Rock is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Little Rock is 13% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Little Rock is equal to the national average.
  • The poverty level in Little Rock is 15% higher than the national average.

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Little Rock median earnings by income bracket

Little Rock employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.7%0.7%
Manufacturing sector8.0%0.5%
Financial & insurance services6.5%5.7%
Wholesale & retail services14.1%11.1%
Public administration6.4%7.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%1.7%
Education, health & social services17.2%43.7%

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Cammack Village, AR918$60,83314%
Sherwood, AR30,061$58,3009%
Little Rock, AR196,188$46,40913%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Augusta, GA196,551$37,59330%
Huntington Beach, CA195,686$82,55454%
Glendale, CA195,380$52,4512%
Mobile, AL194,942$39,24127%
Amarillo, TX194,930$47,05312%
Little Rock, AR196,188$46,40913%
Source: The Little Rock, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.