Income/capita 41%
Household income 50%
Unemployment 35%
IndexStar CityArkansasNational
Income per capita$17,461$23,401$29,829
Median household income$27,636$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,409$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,493$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$30,750$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$21,527$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level28.0%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Star City is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Star City is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Star City is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Star City is 85% higher than the national average

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      Star City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.2%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector13.7%4.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.9%8.8%
      Public administration6.3%10.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.8%2.5%
      Education, health & social services11.6%54.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rye, AR156$68,00023%
      Woodlawn, AR192$38,62530%
      Grady, AR389$15,89371%
      Star City, AR2,145$27,63650%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waldport, OR2,145$43,64621%
      Lemont, PA2,144$89,16761%
      Chimayo, NM2,144$26,85151%
      Sewall's Point, FL2,146$107,08394%
      Cimarron, KS2,146$57,3564%
      Star City, AR2,145$27,63650%
      Source: The Star City, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).