Income/capita 32%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 21%
Income per capita$20,257$23,401$29,829
Median household income$40,694$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,292$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,958$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$31,375$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$17,011$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level16.5%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland is 9% higher than the national average

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      Highland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector12.0%2.8%
      Financial & insurance services5.2%9.6%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%14.0%
      Public administration7.3%1.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.7%2.8%
      Education, health & social services6.8%51.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smithville, AR97$50,8338%
      Franklin, AR199$44,75019%
      Cherokee Village, AR4,669$33,71039%
      Evening Shade, AR463$31,60743%
      Horseshoe Bend, AR2,499$28,83048%
      Highland, AR1,059$40,69426%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Herald, CA1,059$122,361121%
      Keewatin, MN1,058$40,75026%
      Garrett Park, MD1,058$162,000193%
      Franklin Grove, IL1,060$52,6925%
      Waynetown, IN1,058$46,95315%
      Highland, AR1,059$40,69426%
      Source: The Highland, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).