Income/capita 27%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 1%
IndexHeber SpringsArkansasNational
Income per capita$21,852$23,401$29,829
Median household income$42,801$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,471$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$24,850$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$36,002$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$14,905$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate4.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Heber Springs is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Heber Springs is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Heber Springs is 1% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Heber Springs is 51% higher than the national average

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      Heber Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector15.9%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services4.9%3.7%
      Wholesale & retail services22.8%11.9%
      Public administration3.5%2.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.8%4.7%
      Education, health & social services4.8%44.9%

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      Rose Bud, AR713$59,5008%
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      Higden, AR111$53,7503%
      Quitman, AR823$41,07126%
      Greers Ferry, AR926$38,15231%
      Heber Springs, AR7,169$42,80123%

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      Demopolis, AL7,167$25,94253%
      Woodlake, VA7,172$98,13577%
      Heber Springs, AR7,169$42,80123%
      Source: The Heber Springs, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).