Income/capita 28%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 35%
IndexHot SpringsArkansasNational
Income per capita$21,369$23,401$29,829
Median household income$30,736$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$42,799$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,635$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$22,407$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,973$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level27.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hot Springs is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hot Springs is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hot Springs is 35% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hot Springs is 85% higher than the national average

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      Hot Springs employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.5%2.0%
      Manufacturing sector8.5%1.0%
      Financial & insurance services3.0%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services18.9%15.0%
      Public administration3.3%3.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%0.6%
      Education, health & social services14.6%39.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Magnet Cove, AR354$73,40033%
      Lake Hamilton, AR1,874$55,0001%
      Rockwell, AR3,883$54,8371%
      Hot Springs Village, AR13,443$53,3814%
      Lonsdale, AR145$52,0836%
      Hot Springs, AR36,711$30,73644%

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      Pleasant Grove, UT36,678$64,12416%
      Oakton, VA36,748$120,335118%
      Winter Haven, FL36,669$39,73628%
      Hot Springs, AR36,711$30,73644%
      Source: The Hot Springs, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).