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Income/capita 42%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 124%
IndexJunction CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,158$23,401$29,829
Median household income$46,765$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,306$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,132$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$35,536$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$15,875$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate10.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Junction City is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Junction City is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Junction City is 124% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Junction City is 49% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,173$46,765$93,530
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Junction City median earnings by income bracket

      Junction City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry28.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector14.0%5.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%8.3%
      Public administration2.2%8.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.0%65.8%
      Other16.1%15.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Spearsville, LA136$39,37529%
      El Dorado, AR18,393$36,73234%
      Lillie, LA193$26,25053%
      Junction City, LA379$23,16758%
      Bernice, LA1,355$19,85064%
      Junction City, AR557$46,76515%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Nichols, NY557$59,5008%
      Sierra Blanca, TX557$41,87524%
      Wapella, IL557$45,62518%
      Coleridge, NE557$56,0421%
      Pineville, WV557$49,64310%
      Junction City, AR557$46,76515%
      Source: The Junction City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).