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Income/capita 53%
Household income 51%
Unemployment 22%
IndexAlpenaArkansasNational
Income per capita$14,080$23,401$29,829
Median household income$26,979$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$27,188$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,875$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$23,646$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$20,278$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level26.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Alpena is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Alpena is 51% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Alpena is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Alpena is 77% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $17,984$26,979$53,958
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Alpena median earnings by income bracket

      Alpena employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector27.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.9%13.7%
      Public administration0.0%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%2.7%
      Education, health & social services12.8%20.5%
      Other22.3%21.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Green Forest, AR2,774$38,12531%
      Berryville, AR5,370$35,65236%
      Harrison, AR13,168$35,42336%
      Oak Grove, AR459$34,77337%
      Bellefonte, AR499$33,00040%
      Alpena, AR416$26,97951%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lyman, NE416$46,42916%
      Bigfork, MN416$30,41745%
      Sipsey, AL416$26,65252%
      Abrams, WI416$67,37522%
      Bowersville, GA416$35,98235%
      Alpena, AR416$26,97951%
      Source: The Alpena, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).