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Income/capita 39%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 73%
IndexCarawayArkansasNational
Income per capita$18,092$23,401$29,829
Median household income$44,550$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,000$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$26,786$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$18,750$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate8.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Caraway is 39% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Caraway is 19% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Caraway is 73% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Caraway is 44% higher than the national average

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      $29,697$44,550$89,100
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Caraway median earnings by income bracket

      Caraway employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.4%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector26.2%13.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.8%6.5%
      Public administration3.6%7.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.3%4.8%
      Education, health & social services7.9%45.2%
      Other20.1%17.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monette, AR1,752$50,0699%
      Black Oak, AR253$43,75021%
      Dyess, AR463$43,47221%
      Brookland, AR2,717$41,34425%
      Lake City, AR2,570$40,99526%
      Caraway, AR1,068$44,55019%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Halifax, PA1,068$43,75021%
      Kaanapali, HI1,068$90,93864%
      Maud, OK1,068$34,41238%
      Salcha, AK1,068$77,91741%
      Tully, NY1,068$45,73317%
      Caraway, AR1,068$44,55019%
      Source: The Caraway, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).