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Income/capita 56%
Household income 62%
Unemployment 47%
IndexRisonArkansasNational
Income per capita$13,020$23,401$29,829
Median household income$21,250$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,250$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$14,922$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$22,857$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$13,967$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level40.5%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Rison is 56% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Rison is 62% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Rison is 47% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Rison is 168% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $14,165$21,250$42,500
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Rison median earnings by income bracket

      Rison employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector18.9%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%12.3%
      Wholesale & retail services28.0%22.2%
      Public administration0.0%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%2.9%
      Education, health & social services15.9%29.8%
      Other19.5%22.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      New Edinburg, AR469$83,40051%
      Rye, AR156$68,00023%
      Staves, AR166$50,00010%
      Sulphur Springs, AR889$41,56325%
      Woodlawn, AR192$38,62530%
      Rison, AR1,262$21,25062%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Royalton, MN1,262$52,7785%
      Cross Plains, TX1,262$29,25047%
      Texico, NM1,262$35,57736%
      Hanover, OH1,262$62,15912%
      Hudson Lake, IN1,261$46,53216%
      Rison, AR1,262$21,25062%
      Source: The Rison, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).