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Income/capita 42%
Household income 44%
Unemployment 41%
IndexPine BluffArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,222$23,401$29,829
Median household income$30,942$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,238$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,991$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,182$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$20,520$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level32.5%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pine Bluff is 42% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pine Bluff is 44% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pine Bluff is 41% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pine Bluff is 115% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,625$30,942$61,884
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Pine Bluff median earnings by income bracket

      Pine Bluff employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.8%0.1%
      Manufacturing sector28.9%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services9.4%15.9%
      Public administration7.4%11.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.6%1.8%
      Education, health & social services17.9%39.8%
      Other18.3%14.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White Hall, AR5,243$61,13211%
      Staves, AR166$50,00010%
      Sulphur Springs, AR889$41,56325%
      Sherrill, AR44$33,75039%
      Altheimer, AR1,028$32,12542%
      Pine Bluff, AR45,404$30,94244%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smyrna, TN45,369$55,5570%
      Maricopa, AZ45,473$68,88825%
      Biloxi, MS45,271$39,44729%
      Charlottesville, VA45,538$50,7278%
      Hilo, HI45,579$55,8151%
      Pine Bluff, AR45,404$30,94244%
      Source: The Pine Bluff, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).