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Income/capita 44%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 85%
IndexOlaArkansasNational
Income per capita$16,746$23,401$29,829
Median household income$27,813$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,855$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,897$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$28,125$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$16,643$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate8.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level17.5%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ola is 44% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ola is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ola is 85% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ola is 16% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,540$27,813$55,626
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Ola median earnings by income bracket

      Ola employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry31.3%2.8%
      Manufacturing sector25.3%3.9%
      Financial & insurance services6.6%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services7.6%7.8%
      Public administration0.0%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.5%4.5%
      Education, health & social services4.5%35.2%
      Other23.2%33.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corinth, AR54$87,87559%
      Casa, AR207$46,56316%
      Pottsville, AR3,017$42,33623%
      Plainview, AR616$38,90630%
      Danville, AR2,357$38,21431%
      Ola, AR1,170$27,81350%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Manton, MI1,170$34,92637%
      Kingston, IL1,170$71,25029%
      Fivepointville, PA1,170$61,09810%
      Mi-Wuk Village, CA1,170$0100%
      Panaca, NV1,170$48,98111%
      Ola, AR1,170$27,81350%
      Source: The Ola, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).