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Income/capita 43%
Household income 49%
Unemployment 11%
IndexShirleyArkansasNational
Income per capita$16,961$23,401$29,829
Median household income$28,125$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,250$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,250$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$28,750$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$0$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate4.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level27.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Shirley is 43% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Shirley is 49% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Shirley is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Shirley is 81% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $18,748$28,125$56,250
      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.

      Shirley median earnings by income bracket

      Shirley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector1.6%3.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%30.1%
      Public administration1.6%9.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services16.4%43.4%
      Other24.6%14.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Higden, AR111$53,7503%
      Greers Ferry, AR926$38,15231%
      Clinton, AR2,565$36,42934%
      Fairfield Bay, AR2,416$35,60236%
      Dennard, AR397$17,35569%
      Shirley, AR369$28,12549%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Calion, AR369$36,53834%
      Rensselaer Falls, NY369$31,12544%
      Geneva, MN369$62,50013%
      Dunmor, KY369$26,92351%
      Darrtown, OH369$87,42258%
      Shirley, AR369$28,12549%
      Source: The Shirley, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).