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Income/capita 54%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 34%
IndexCave CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$13,777$23,401$29,829
Median household income$28,431$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,913$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,000$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$24,542$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$17,138$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level29.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Cave City is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Cave City is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Cave City is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Cave City is 96% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,952$28,431$56,862
      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.

      Cave City median earnings by income bracket

      Cave City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector34.1%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%7.6%
      Wholesale & retail services6.9%23.9%
      Public administration0.4%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%2.3%
      Education, health & social services2.7%39.7%
      Other28.1%8.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moorefield, AR188$54,3752%
      Smithville, AR97$50,8338%
      Batesville, AR10,579$42,14324%
      Strawberry, AR371$37,08333%
      Mount Pleasant, AR408$34,37538%
      Cave City, AR2,366$28,43149%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Edisto, SC2,366$25,29454%
      Farmington, MS2,366$40,49227%
      Broad Creek, NC2,365$45,11118%
      Shingletown, CA2,367$40,44127%
      Dyer, TN2,365$29,96846%
      Cave City, AR2,366$28,43149%
      Source: The Cave City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).