Income/capita 42%
Household income 52%
Unemployment 10%
IndexBlack RockArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,176$23,401$29,829
Median household income$26,786$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,250$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,188$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$18,750$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$12,438$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level27.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Black Rock is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Black Rock is 52% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Black Rock is 10% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Black Rock is 83% higher than the national average

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      Black Rock employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector16.8%5.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services6.4%10.3%
      Public administration4.0%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities24.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services8.8%58.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smithville, AR97$50,8338%
      Sedgwick, AR163$46,25016%
      Walnut Ridge, AR4,723$39,11129%
      Strawberry, AR371$37,08333%
      Pocahontas, AR6,470$34,24838%
      Black Rock, AR692$26,78652%

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      Bolt, WV692$0100%
      Sherman, NY692$37,25033%
      Madison, MO692$31,95342%
      Cleveland, MN692$57,7084%
      Crescent City, IL692$46,25016%
      Black Rock, AR692$26,78652%
      Source: The Black Rock, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).