Income/capita 41%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 16%
Income per capita$17,535$23,401$29,829
Median household income$25,000$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,500$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$11,944$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$22,500$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$13,750$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level18.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Chidester is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Chidester is 55% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Chidester is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Chidester is 24% higher than the national average

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      Chidester employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.2%21.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.3%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%13.2%
      Public administration19.1%21.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%15.8%
      Education, health & social services4.4%18.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Sparkman, AR384$33,25040%
      Gurdon, AR2,090$32,81341%
      Camden, AR11,515$25,58154%
      Reader, AR155$12,63477%
      Cale, AR97$0100%
      Chidester, AR294$25,00055%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      St. Martin, OH294$41,59425%
      Winchester Bay, OR294$41,37525%
      Monson, CA294$46,25016%
      Troy, IN294$41,13626%
      Litchfield, NE294$55,3130%
      Chidester, AR294$25,00055%
      Source: The Chidester, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).