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Income/capita 46%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 63%
IndexEtowahArkansasNational
Income per capita$16,236$23,401$29,829
Median household income$34,063$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,813$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,500$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,000$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$15,833$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Etowah is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Etowah is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Etowah is 63% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Etowah is 31% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,706$34,063$68,126
      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.

      Etowah median earnings by income bracket

      Etowah employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector32.7%24.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services2.0%31.1%
      Public administration14.3%6.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.1%20.0%
      Other32.7%28.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Monette, AR1,752$50,0699%
      Wilson, AR932$49,37511%
      Caraway, AR1,068$44,55019%
      Black Oak, AR253$43,75021%
      Dyess, AR463$43,47221%
      Etowah, AR242$34,06338%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Burr Oak, IA242$76,87539%
      Lake Tomahawk, WI242$55,5210%
      Alice Acres, TX242$86,05356%
      Bath, SD242$75,31336%
      Saratoga, IN242$29,54547%
      Etowah, AR242$34,06338%
      Source: The Etowah, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).