Emerson employment information

IndexEmersonArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,540$23,401$29,829
Median household income$28,750$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,156$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$0$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$25,893$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.0%18.8%15.1%
The Emerson, 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 Emerson is $17,540, which is 25% lower than than the Arkansas average and 41% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $28,750, which is 32% lower than than the Arkansas average and 48% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Emerson is 5%, which is 15% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Emerson is 19% which is 26% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$19,164$28,750$57,500
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Emerson is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Emerson is 48% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Emerson is 15% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Emerson is 26% higher than the national average.

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Emerson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.3%0.0%
Manufacturing sector41.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services1.7%18.3%
Public administration3.3%9.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%11.3%
Education, health & social services8.3%26.8%
Other31.7%18.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Shongaloo, LA139$43,75021%
Sarepta, LA937$41,33325%
Magnolia, AR11,651$34,59137%
Haynesville, LA2,684$26,42952%
Cullen, LA1,024$14,97573%
Emerson, AR310$28,75048%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sasser, GA310$35,62536%
Laurelton, PA310$58,9066%
Potsdam, OH310$45,00019%
Davenport, CA310$55,0001%
Edom, TX310$57,2924%
Emerson, AR310$28,75048%
Source: The Emerson, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).