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Income/capita 31%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 112%
IndexBlack OakArkansasNational
Income per capita$20,719$23,401$29,829
Median household income$43,750$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,875$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$39,375$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$36,477$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$22,083$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate9.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level17.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Black Oak is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Black Oak is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Black Oak is 112% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Black Oak is 17% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $29,163$43,750$87,500
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Black Oak median earnings by income bracket

      Black Oak employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry31.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.3%6.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%8.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.5%6.0%
      Education, health & social services1.8%54.0%
      Other29.8%20.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monette, AR1,752$50,0699%
      Caraway, AR1,068$44,55019%
      Paragould, AR27,521$41,71725%
      Brookland, AR2,717$41,34425%
      Lake City, AR2,570$40,99526%
      Black Oak, AR253$43,75021%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Koosharem, UT253$41,25025%
      Rocheport, MO253$35,55636%
      Langston, AL253$42,75023%
      Sumner, NE253$46,11117%
      Spokane, LA253$105,62591%
      Black Oak, AR253$43,75021%
      Source: The Black Oak, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).