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Income/capita 24%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 82%
IndexPortlandArkansasNational
Income per capita$22,815$23,401$29,829
Median household income$35,694$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,861$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$15,833$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$38,281$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$40,000$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate0.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level24.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Portland is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Portland is 35% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Portland is 82% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Portland is 63% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,793$35,694$71,388
      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.

      Portland median earnings by income bracket

      Portland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%38.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.2%
      Wholesale & retail services29.8%7.0%
      Public administration16.3%21.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services9.6%47.9%
      Other36.5%7.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Jerome, AR55$74,37534%
      Lake Village, AR2,674$33,46240%
      Montrose, AR275$24,07956%
      Wilmot, AR482$22,69259%
      Eudora, AR1,867$19,32465%
      Portland, AR434$35,69435%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alma, MO434$48,12513%
      Clarkedale, AR434$86,25056%
      Kistler, WV434$0100%
      New Goshen, IN434$64,33016%
      Lewisberry, PA434$45,83317%
      Portland, AR434$35,69435%
      Source: The Portland, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).