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Income/capita 25%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 42%
IndexSearcyArkansasNational
Income per capita$22,328$23,401$29,829
Median household income$39,313$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$54,803$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,776$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$25,094$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$14,260$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level19.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Searcy is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Searcy is 29% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Searcy is 42% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Searcy is 32% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $26,206$39,313$78,626
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Searcy median earnings by income bracket

      Searcy employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.0%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.5%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services6.2%2.6%
      Wholesale & retail services18.4%11.7%
      Public administration5.1%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.7%0.5%
      Education, health & social services22.4%47.3%
      Other25.0%25.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Higginson, AR689$50,06610%
      Garner, AR169$44,02820%
      McRae, AR825$43,00022%
      Beebe, AR7,952$42,73723%
      West Point, AR189$35,00037%
      Searcy, AR23,969$39,31329%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rock Springs, WY23,967$71,04428%
      Carteret, NJ23,966$67,77623%
      South Plainfield, NJ23,963$91,95766%
      Peekskill, NY23,977$55,4530%
      Wekiwa Springs, FL23,959$77,10539%
      Searcy, AR23,969$39,31329%
      Source: The Searcy, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).