Mena employment information

IndexMenaArkansasNational
Income per capita$18,441$23,401$29,829
Median household income$29,471$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,348$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,929$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$24,185$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,676$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level27.9%18.8%15.1%
The Mena, 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 Mena is $18,441, which is 21% lower than than the Arkansas average and 38% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $29,471, which is 30% lower than than the Arkansas average and 47% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Mena is 3%, which is 28% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Mena is 28% which is 85% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$19,645$29,471$58,942
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 Mena is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mena is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mena is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mena is 85% higher than the national average.

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Mena employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry22.5%2.6%
Manufacturing sector17.3%4.9%
Financial & insurance services0.9%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services22.1%16.8%
Public administration2.2%3.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.8%49.4%
Other12.0%18.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cove, AR389$36,84833%
Vandervoort, AR89$21,25062%
Hatfield, AR396$20,51563%
Mena, AR5,674$29,47147%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bath, NY5,674$33,55839%
Ocean Shores, WA5,673$36,95033%
Pana, IL5,673$36,21035%
Willow Springs, IL5,677$81,92648%
Las Flores, CA5,671$122,331121%
Mena, AR5,674$29,47147%
Source: The Mena, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).