Helena-West Helena employment information

IndexHelena-West HelenaArkansasNational
Income per capita$15,341$23,401$29,829
Median household income$21,653$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,276$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,702$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$21,658$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$19,775$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate11.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level42.8%18.8%15.1%
The Helena-West Helena, AR employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Helena-West Helena is $15,341, which is 34% lower than than the Arkansas average and 49% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $21,653, which is 49% lower than than the Arkansas average and 61% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Helena-West Helena is 12%, which is 149% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Helena-West Helena is 43% which is 183% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$14,433$21,653$43,306
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.

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  • The income per capita in Helena-West Helena is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Helena-West Helena is 61% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Helena-West Helena is 149% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Helena-West Helena is 183% higher than the national average.

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Helena-West Helena median earnings by income bracket

Helena-West Helena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector13.6%3.3%
Financial & insurance services3.6%0.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%17.7%
Public administration4.5%6.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.5%2.1%
Education, health & social services16.6%41.2%
Other25.1%24.7%

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Source: The Helena-West Helena, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).