Income/capita 41%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 44%
IndexGreen ForestArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,463$23,401$29,829
Median household income$38,125$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,232$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,323$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$23,716$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$19,677$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level24.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Green Forest is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Green Forest is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Green Forest is 44% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Green Forest is 61% higher than the national average

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      Green Forest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.8%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector48.6%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%0.7%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%11.9%
      Public administration6.6%0.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.5%1.1%
      Education, health & social services2.9%17.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Berryville, AR5,370$35,65236%
      Oak Grove, AR459$34,77337%
      Blue Eye, MO244$30,83344%
      Golden, MO471$30,35745%
      Alpena, AR416$26,97951%
      Green Forest, AR2,774$38,12531%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Freedom, CA2,774$46,65016%
      Garden View, PA2,774$42,74023%
      Aspinwall, PA2,773$66,10819%
      Ford Heights, IL2,775$23,22058%
      Bawcomville, LA2,775$26,37252%
      Green Forest, AR2,774$38,12531%
      Source: The Green Forest, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).