Lamar employment information

IndexLamarArkansasNational
Income per capita$18,414$23,401$29,829
Median household income$35,055$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,875$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$32,250$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$25,078$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.2%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level23.8%18.8%15.1%
The Lamar, 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 Lamar is $18,414, which is 21% lower than than the Arkansas average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,055, which is 17% lower than than the Arkansas average and 37% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Lamar is 2%, which is 53% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Lamar is 24% which is 57% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$23,367$35,055$70,110
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Lamar is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lamar is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lamar is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lamar is 57% higher than the national average.

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Lamar employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.9%0.0%
Manufacturing sector23.2%11.8%
Financial & insurance services0.8%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services12.1%11.8%
Public administration1.0%4.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%1.8%
Education, health & social services14.4%45.0%
Other21.7%7.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Knoxville, AR851$42,85723%
Morrison Bluff, AR50$42,50023%
Subiaco, AR509$40,69426%
London, AR935$36,12535%
Russellville, AR29,136$35,56436%
Lamar, AR1,646$35,05537%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hagerstown, IN1,646$42,18824%
Teaticket, MA1,646$62,50013%
Bement, IL1,646$44,45020%
Stanley, VA1,645$31,56343%
West Salem, OH1,647$37,27033%
Lamar, AR1,646$35,05537%
Source: The Lamar, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).