Central City employment information

IndexCentral CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$20,512$23,401$29,829
Median household income$35,625$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,182$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,357$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$33,906$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$24,191$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level11.0%18.8%15.1%
The Central City, AR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Central City is $20,512, which is 12% lower than than the Arkansas average and 31% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,625, which is 16% lower than than the Arkansas average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Central City is 3%, which is 34% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Central City is 11% which is 27% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,747$35,625$71,250
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Central City is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Central City is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Central City is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Central City is 27% lower than the national average.

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Central City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.4%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%18.9%
Wholesale & retail services24.0%18.9%
Public administration0.0%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%6.3%
Education, health & social services12.0%31.6%
Other18.4%18.9%

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Central City, AR514$35,62536%

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Seminary, MS514$44,22620%
Laketon, IN514$33,94239%
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Reile's Acres, ND514$126,250128%
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Central City, AR514$35,62536%
Source: The Central City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).