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Income/capita 49%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 19%
IndexPerlaArkansasNational
Income per capita$15,275$23,401$29,829
Median household income$31,250$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$32,321$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$46,250$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$14,911$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Perla is 49% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Perla is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Perla is 19% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Perla is 52% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,831$31,250$62,500
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Perla median earnings by income bracket

      Perla employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry37.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%1.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services48.6%9.3%
      Public administration5.7%22.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.3%
      Education, health & social services0.0%32.0%
      Other2.9%32.0%

      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%
      Perla, AR275$31,25044%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bayview, NC275$45,25018%
      Ste. Marie, IL275$50,6258%
      Castor, LA275$27,14351%
      Jasper, MI275$33,90639%
      Grand Beach, MI275$73,75033%
      Perla, AR275$31,25044%
      Source: The Perla, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).