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Income/capita 40%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 65%
IndexPocahontasArkansasNational
Income per capita$18,006$23,401$29,829
Median household income$34,248$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,137$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,439$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$25,653$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$18,886$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level17.1%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pocahontas is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pocahontas is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pocahontas is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pocahontas is 13% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $22,829$34,248$68,496
      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.

      Pocahontas median earnings by income bracket

      Pocahontas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%0.4%
      Manufacturing sector14.6%11.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services10.2%9.1%
      Public administration2.3%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%0.6%
      Education, health & social services16.1%59.7%
      Other30.4%15.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Datto, AR68$40,62527%
      Walnut Ridge, AR4,723$39,11129%
      Biggers, AR285$35,13936%
      Maynard, AR400$33,12540%
      Imboden, AR622$31,25044%
      Pocahontas, AR6,470$34,24838%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Farmington, AR6,470$51,3107%
      Rockaway, NJ6,472$79,60244%
      Prospect Park, PA6,467$57,6894%
      Corry, PA6,467$42,63623%
      De Soto, MO6,466$35,19536%
      Pocahontas, AR6,470$34,24838%
      Source: The Pocahontas, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).