Income/capita 45%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 33%
Income per capita$16,294$23,401$29,829
Median household income$29,872$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,875$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,943$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$11,834$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$8,401$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level34.5%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arkadelphia is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Arkadelphia is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arkadelphia is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arkadelphia is 128% higher than the national average

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      Arkadelphia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector12.5%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.3%15.5%
      Public administration5.1%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%2.7%
      Education, health & social services30.1%38.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Friendship, AR186$62,65613%
      Caddo Valley, AR683$44,26520%
      Donaldson, AR334$35,25036%
      Sparkman, AR384$33,25040%
      Gurdon, AR2,090$32,81341%
      Arkadelphia, AR10,728$29,87246%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Picayune, MS10,732$33,94139%
      Wyandanch, NY10,722$57,0093%
      Petal, MS10,736$53,8343%
      Burr Ridge, IL10,736$126,771129%
      Van Wert, OH10,738$41,90024%
      Arkadelphia, AR10,728$29,87246%
      Source: The Arkadelphia, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).