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Income/capita 45%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 26%
IndexMalvernArkansasNational
Income per capita$16,394$23,401$29,829
Median household income$30,123$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,863$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,687$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$19,754$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,243$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level28.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Malvern is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Malvern is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Malvern is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Malvern is 88% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,079$30,123$60,246
      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.

      Malvern median earnings by income bracket

      Malvern employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services16.1%14.6%
      Public administration6.5%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%1.7%
      Education, health & social services15.9%45.1%
      Other25.1%28.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Magnet Cove, AR354$73,40033%
      Haskell, AR4,376$67,32122%
      Friendship, AR186$62,65613%
      Benton, AR33,613$55,1280%
      Lonsdale, AR145$52,0836%
      Malvern, AR10,937$30,12346%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fairfield, AL10,937$32,72341%
      Ogdensburg, NY10,937$36,83233%
      Suffern, NY10,936$85,39554%
      Brooklyn, OH10,936$45,10218%
      Broomall, PA10,935$78,13341%
      Malvern, AR10,937$30,12346%
      Source: The Malvern, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).