Income/capita 31%
Household income 42%
Unemployment 17%
Income per capita$20,546$23,401$29,829
Median household income$32,260$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$45,139$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,692$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$29,727$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$15,268$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level26.0%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rector is 31% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rector is 42% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rector is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rector is 72% higher than the national average

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      Rector employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector29.1%11.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.0%
      Wholesale & retail services18.7%23.1%
      Public administration8.3%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.4%41.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Oak Grove Heights, AR930$55,8481%
      Paragould, AR27,521$41,71725%
      Lafe, AR440$33,25040%
      Senath, MO1,837$32,50041%
      Marmaduke, AR1,293$32,35042%
      Rector, AR1,955$32,26042%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Big Beaver, PA1,955$62,41713%
      Ralls, TX1,955$37,83832%
      Guttenberg, IA1,956$37,90531%
      Pennington Gap, VA1,954$22,35560%
      Buffalo, TX1,954$43,88221%
      Rector, AR1,955$32,26042%
      Source: The Rector, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).