Income/capita 43%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 43%
Income per capita$17,135$25,957$27,828
Median household income$34,670$53,574$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$75,933$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$34,446$36,330
Median earnings male$23,999$32,311$36,153
Median earnings female$16,857$26,253$25,035
Unemployment rate6.7%4.5%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a16.6%16.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Central is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Central is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Central is 43% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Central is equal to the national average

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      Central employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.2%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector10.8%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%3.3%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%13.9%
      Public administration1.7%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%4.3%
      Education, health & social services14.2%30.8%

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      Southlake, TX29,101$189,432242%
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      Keller, TX44,250$122,292121%
      Mansfield, TX63,141$90,21663%
      Arlington, TX383,899$53,5743%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Orleans, LA382,922$37,48832%
      Wichita, KS388,033$46,77515%
      Cleveland, OH389,165$26,58352%
      Tulsa, OK399,906$43,04522%
      Bakersfield, CA367,555$58,6696%
      Arlington, TX383,899$53,5743%
      Source: The Central, Arlington, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).