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Income/capita 21%
Household income 22%
Unemployment 83%
IndexFifty-SixArkansasNational
Income per capita$23,656$23,401$29,829
Median household income$43,224$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,684$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$27,868$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$15,682$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate8.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level5.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fifty-Six is 21% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fifty-Six is 22% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fifty-Six is 83% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fifty-Six is 64% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $28,813$43,224$86,448
      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.

      Fifty-Six median earnings by income bracket

      Fifty-Six employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry54.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%8.1%
      Public administration14.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services11.4%45.9%
      Other5.7%27.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pineville, AR235$30,83344%
      Big Flat, AR43$30,41745%
      Calico Rock, AR1,714$24,00057%
      Mountain View, AR2,838$23,02258%
      Fifty-Six, AR186$43,22422%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Schaefferstown, PA186$82,75050%
      Sylvester, WV186$61,25011%
      Hustler, WI186$35,00037%
      Nondalton, AK186$35,50036%
      Loomis, MI186$37,14333%
      Fifty-Six, AR186$43,22422%
      Source: The Fifty-Six, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).