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Income/capita 57%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 84%
IndexDecaturArkansasNational
Income per capita$12,892$23,401$29,829
Median household income$37,750$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,375$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,732$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$25,074$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$18,694$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level36.0%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Decatur is 57% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Decatur is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Decatur is 84% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Decatur is 139% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,164$37,750$75,500
      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.

      Decatur median earnings by income bracket

      Decatur employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector48.2%6.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.4%25.1%
      Public administration1.7%1.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%5.0%
      Education, health & social services0.8%18.1%
      Other19.9%11.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cave Springs, AR2,803$89,23161%
      Bentonville, AR42,499$76,44738%
      Tontitown, AR2,828$75,02736%
      Highfill, AR664$64,44416%
      Centerton, AR11,403$63,17014%
      Decatur, AR2,272$37,75032%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arcanum, OH2,272$49,39211%
      West Lafayette, OH2,272$39,34829%
      Village of Four Seasons, MO2,272$66,97421%
      Oak Hills, PA2,272$66,21120%
      Point Clear, AL2,272$0100%
      Decatur, AR2,272$37,75032%
      Source: The Decatur, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).