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Income/capita 17%
Household income 36%
Unemployment 25%
IndexFairfield BayArkansasNational
Income per capita$24,866$23,401$29,829
Median household income$35,602$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,660$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,357$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$26,471$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$18,333$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level6.3%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairfield Bay is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairfield Bay is 36% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairfield Bay is 25% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairfield Bay is 58% lower than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $23,732$35,602$71,204
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Fairfield Bay median earnings by income bracket

      Fairfield Bay employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.4%2.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services11.4%21.1%
      Public administration10.6%6.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services19.9%39.7%
      Other36.0%29.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Higden, AR111$53,7503%
      Heber Springs, AR7,169$42,80123%
      Greers Ferry, AR926$38,15231%
      Clinton, AR2,565$36,42934%
      Shirley, AR369$28,12549%
      Fairfield Bay, AR2,416$35,60236%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Crownpoint, NM2,416$37,39632%
      Jefferson, TX2,416$36,22835%
      Pepperell, MA2,417$64,66317%
      McColl, SC2,417$24,36456%
      Manahawkin, NJ2,415$67,04221%
      Fairfield Bay, AR2,416$35,60236%
      Source: The Fairfield Bay, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).