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Income/capita 49%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 38%
IndexAlexanderArkansasNational
Income per capita$15,249$23,401$29,829
Median household income$37,853$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,583$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,965$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$29,688$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$21,208$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level26.1%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alexander is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alexander is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alexander is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alexander is 73% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $25,232$37,853$75,706
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Alexander median earnings by income bracket

      Alexander employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.8%6.7%
      Manufacturing sector5.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%11.7%
      Public administration8.0%4.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%2.2%
      Education, health & social services9.0%28.0%
      Other25.5%26.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Avilla, AR994$72,91732%
      Haskell, AR4,376$67,32122%
      Salem, AR2,571$65,69419%
      Cammack Village, AR969$63,61115%
      Bryant, AR19,529$62,30213%
      Alexander, AR2,794$37,85332%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hopkinton, MA2,794$104,23188%
      DeCordova, TX2,794$77,85741%
      Elkton, VA2,793$51,0618%
      St. Marys, KS2,793$52,5005%
      Bunnell, FL2,795$35,00037%
      Alexander, AR2,794$37,85332%
      Source: The Alexander, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).