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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexLake CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$24,247$23,401$29,829
Median household income$50,271$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,536$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,200$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$37,687$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$25,578$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level15.3%18.8%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lake City is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lake City is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lake City is 9% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lake City is 1% higher than the national average

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      $33,510 $50,271 $100,542
      $28,221 $42,336 $84,672
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Lake City median earnings by income bracket

      Lake City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.8%8.8%
      Manufacturing sector30.0%30.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.8%18.8%
      Public administration4.1%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities21.7%21.7%
      Education, health & social services5.7%5.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Brookland, AR3,491$58,8946.5%
      Bay, AR2,341$53,2233.8%
      Black Oak, AR197$51,0337.8%
      Caraway, AR1,219$47,62513.9%
      Jonesboro, AR77,391$47,06214.9%
      Lake City, AR2,556$50,2719.1%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      La Porte City, IA2,556$57,3483.7%
      Eddyville, KY2,556$32,41141.4%
      Norway, ME2,556$36,04234.9%
      West Belmar, NJ2,556$105,32990.4%
      Johnston, SC2,556$32,50041.3%
      Lake City, AR2,556$50,2719.1%
      Source: The Lake City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).