Income/capita 34%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 40%
Income per capita$19,575$23,401$29,829
Median household income$29,914$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,294$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,548$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$40,552$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$17,294$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level30.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Brinkley is 34% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Brinkley is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Brinkley is 40% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Brinkley is 103% higher than the national average

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      Brinkley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.3%7.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.2%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services20.0%22.0%
      Public administration8.8%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.4%4.0%
      Education, health & social services4.9%19.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moro, AR213$42,70823%
      Fargo, AR117$38,50030%
      Wheatley, AR229$36,75034%
      Fredonia (Biscoe), AR441$31,77643%
      Cotton Plant, AR653$26,60752%
      Brinkley, AR2,937$29,91446%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Manatee Road, FL2,937$33,60339%
      Montrose, NY2,937$77,94341%
      Clayton, AL2,936$25,35254%
      Delhi, LA2,938$36,47734%
      Yadkinville, NC2,939$36,65034%
      Brinkley, AR2,937$29,91446%
      Source: The Brinkley, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).