Income/capita 41%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 45%
IndexOil TroughArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,555$23,401$29,829
Median household income$35,000$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,528$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,938$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$18,750$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,875$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oil Trough is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oil Trough is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oil Trough is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oil Trough is 40% higher than the national average

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      Oil Trough employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.3%13.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.3%35.8%
      Public administration0.0%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities25.6%3.8%
      Education, health & social services7.0%45.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moorefield, AR188$54,3752%
      Campbell Station, AR249$49,16711%
      Batesville, AR10,579$42,14324%
      Newark, AR1,276$36,25034%
      Tuckerman, AR2,088$35,86535%
      Oil Trough, AR222$35,00037%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rensselaer, MO222$53,7503%
      Braden, TN222$50,4179%
      Hanging Rock, OH222$43,33322%
      Owendale, MI222$30,56845%
      Slaughter Beach, DE222$60,62510%
      Oil Trough, AR222$35,00037%
      Source: The Oil Trough, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).