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Income/capita 47%
Household income 41%
Unemployment 27%
IndexGurdonArkansasNational
Income per capita$15,679$23,401$29,829
Median household income$32,813$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,000$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,146$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,768$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$17,882$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level23.2%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Gurdon is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Gurdon is 41% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Gurdon is 27% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Gurdon is 53% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $21,873$32,813$65,626
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Gurdon median earnings by income bracket

      Gurdon employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector50.0%4.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.2%10.3%
      Public administration4.8%3.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%3.5%
      Education, health & social services2.2%38.7%
      Other23.4%18.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Okolona, AR122$36,87533%
      Arkadelphia, AR10,728$29,87246%
      Gum Springs, AR173$27,34451%
      Prescott, AR3,176$26,65152%
      Chidester, AR294$25,00055%
      Gurdon, AR2,090$32,81341%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      China Lake Acres, CA2,090$38,22931%
      Wilton, ME2,090$38,85730%
      Lincoln Park, NY2,091$26,81852%
      Versailles, IN2,091$37,10233%
      Trenton, GA2,091$32,33342%
      Gurdon, AR2,090$32,81341%
      Source: The Gurdon, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).