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Income/capita 37%
Household income 40%
Unemployment 86%
IndexSparkmanArkansasNational
Income per capita$18,718$23,401$29,829
Median household income$33,250$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,667$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,229$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,750$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$20,938$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level24.5%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sparkman is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sparkman is 40% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sparkman is 86% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sparkman is 62% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $22,164$33,250$66,500
      City
      $28,221$42,336$84,672
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Sparkman median earnings by income bracket

      Sparkman employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector66.3%9.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services5.9%16.2%
      Public administration0.0%17.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.9%9.5%
      Education, health & social services0.0%40.5%
      Other9.9%13.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Arkadelphia, AR10,728$29,87246%
      Gum Springs, AR173$27,34451%
      Chidester, AR294$25,00055%
      Bearden, AR953$23,33358%
      Reader, AR155$12,63477%
      Sparkman, AR384$33,25040%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lafayette, OH384$41,62525%
      Inglewood, NE384$48,12513%
      Hedley, TX384$28,75048%
      Shannon, NC384$43,75021%
      Hodge, LA384$42,12524%
      Sparkman, AR384$33,25040%
      Source: The Sparkman, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).