Income/capita 36%
Household income 47%
Unemployment 65%
Income per capita$19,119$23,401$29,829
Median household income$29,500$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$29,750$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$26,250$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$0$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate1.6%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level1.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Powhatan is 36% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Powhatan is 47% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Powhatan is 65% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Powhatan is 91% lower than the national average

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      Powhatan median earnings by income bracket

      Powhatan employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry33.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector25.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%100.0%
      Public administration8.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities33.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Smithville, AR97$50,8338%
      Sedgwick, AR163$46,25016%
      Egypt, AR62$39,37529%
      Walnut Ridge, AR4,723$39,11129%
      Strawberry, AR371$37,08333%
      Powhatan, AR74$29,50047%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Harrisburg, NE74$36,25034%
      Akhiok, AK74$25,00055%
      Coleharbor, ND74$36,87533%
      Conkling Park, ID74$47,91713%
      Gulkana, AK74$0100%
      Powhatan, AR74$29,50047%
      Source: The Powhatan, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).