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Income/capita 43%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 31%
IndexBigelowArkansasNational
Income per capita$16,949$23,401$29,829
Median household income$41,250$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$0$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$35,417$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level18.6%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Bigelow is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Bigelow is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Bigelow is 31% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Bigelow is 23% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $27,497$41,250$82,500
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Bigelow median earnings by income bracket

      Bigelow employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry49.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%12.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%0.0%
      Public administration3.5%7.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%0.0%
      Education, health & social services10.6%55.0%
      Other5.9%37.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maumelle, AR17,795$78,77942%
      Natural Steps, AR464$77,04539%
      Wooster, AR1,061$64,53117%
      Menifee, AR247$54,3752%
      Houston, AR311$48,12513%
      Bigelow, AR377$41,25025%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Ross, IN377$50,5219%
      Keene, CA377$55,0001%
      Blunt, SD377$47,50014%
      Easton, WA377$60,3139%
      Bloxom, VA377$45,17918%
      Bigelow, AR377$41,25025%
      Source: The Bigelow, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).