Income/capita 34%
Household income 17%
Unemployment 15%
Income per capita$19,553$23,401$29,829
Median household income$46,103$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,088$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,095$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$40,163$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$25,769$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alma is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alma is 17% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alma is 15% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alma is 53% higher than the national average

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      Alma employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector31.6%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%8.4%
      Public administration5.5%2.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%0.5%
      Education, health & social services10.7%51.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cedarville, AR1,529$50,3339%
      Lavaca, AR2,592$49,69410%
      Barling, AR4,747$43,36222%
      Dyer, AR681$43,05622%
      Van Buren, AR23,155$40,19327%
      Alma, AR5,599$46,10317%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Vinita, OK5,599$32,91740%
      Newmarket, NH5,597$57,2293%
      Kensington, CA5,602$140,690154%
      Zeeland, MI5,595$39,44829%
      Wellston, OH5,595$39,39829%
      Alma, AR5,599$46,10317%
      Source: The Alma, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).