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Income/capita 47%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 6%
IndexOak ForestLittle RockArkansas
Income per capita$15,803$30,678$23,401
Median household income$28,045$46,578$42,336
Median income owner occupied$0$66,802$53,342
Median income renter occupied$0$31,785$26,724
Median earnings male$29,940$34,908$31,526
Median earnings female$22,999$28,347$22,388
Unemployment rate4.4%4.2%4.0%
Poverty leveln/a18.5%18.8%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oak Forest is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oak Forest is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oak Forest is 6% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oak Forest is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $31,048$46,578$93,156
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Oak Forest median earnings by income bracket

      Oak Forest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.4%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector13.3%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.3%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%10.1%
      Public administration2.5%10.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.2%2.7%
      Education, health & social services15.3%43.3%
      Other32.9%19.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maumelle, AR17,795$78,77942%
      Natural Steps, AR464$77,04539%
      Avilla, AR994$72,91732%
      Salem, AR2,571$65,69419%
      Cammack Village, AR969$63,61115%
      Little Rock, AR197,640$46,57816%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Amarillo, TX197,570$49,68410%
      Glendale, CA197,895$56,0691%
      Augusta, GA196,784$38,45830%
      Akron, OH198,508$35,24036%
      Shreveport, LA198,571$38,05631%
      Little Rock, AR197,640$46,57816%
      Source: The Oak Forest, Little Rock, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).