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Income/capita 42%
Household income 54%
Unemployment 17%
IndexCamdenArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,157$23,401$29,829
Median household income$25,581$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,250$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,500$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$26,928$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,082$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level34.0%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Camden is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Camden is 54% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Camden is 17% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Camden is 125% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $17,052$25,581$51,162
      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.

      Camden median earnings by income bracket

      Camden employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry18.2%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector30.4%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%2.3%
      Wholesale & retail services10.8%14.5%
      Public administration7.9%8.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%2.0%
      Education, health & social services5.5%32.1%
      Other18.0%27.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smackover, AR1,968$32,45041%
      Louann, AR130$30,00046%
      East Camden, AR979$29,20547%
      Stephens, AR1,017$28,90648%
      Chidester, AR294$25,00055%
      Camden, AR11,515$25,58154%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cedarburg, WI11,516$79,26643%
      Waconia, MN11,523$87,39458%
      Yeadon, PA11,506$48,42012%
      Lower Burrell, PA11,527$57,6864%
      Bellmawr, NJ11,503$47,56914%
      Camden, AR11,515$25,58154%
      Source: The Camden, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).