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Income/capita 42%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 25%
IndexBranchArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,236$23,401$29,829
Median household income$31,000$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,583$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,625$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$29,792$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$14,583$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level23.6%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Branch is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Branch is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Branch is 25% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Branch is 56% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,664$31,000$62,000
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Branch median earnings by income bracket

      Branch employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.8%13.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services29.7%20.8%
      Public administration2.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.2%5.7%
      Education, health & social services4.1%37.7%
      Other25.7%13.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wiederkehr Village, AR34$63,75015%
      Lavaca, AR2,592$49,69410%
      Alma, AR5,599$46,10317%
      Dyer, AR681$43,05622%
      Charleston, AR2,799$39,87228%
      Branch, AR363$31,00044%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Reeltown, AL363$62,50013%
      Mystic, IA363$28,66148%
      Derby, OH363$64,16716%
      Lost Lake Woods, MI363$51,7506%
      Shidler, OK363$37,22233%
      Branch, AR363$31,00044%
      Source: The Branch, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).