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Income/capita 53%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 164%
IndexDyessArkansasNational
Income per capita$14,130$23,401$29,829
Median household income$43,472$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,250$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,938$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$23,750$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate12.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level32.2%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Dyess is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Dyess is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Dyess is 164% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Dyess is 113% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,978$43,472$86,944
      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.

      Dyess median earnings by income bracket

      Dyess employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector40.3%17.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%4.1%
      Public administration0.0%16.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%5.4%
      Education, health & social services6.5%28.4%
      Other21.0%24.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wilson, AR932$49,37511%
      Caraway, AR1,068$44,55019%
      Tyronza, AR1,016$39,19129%
      Keiser, AR669$38,54230%
      Etowah, AR242$34,06338%
      Dyess, AR463$43,47221%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Dexter, KY463$54,7401%
      Launiupoko, HI463$104,16788%
      Vann Crossroads, NC463$59,4177%
      Ramona, OK463$31,66743%
      Gem Lake, MN463$118,750115%
      Dyess, AR463$43,47221%
      Source: The Dyess, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).