Income/capita 15%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 113%
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IndexSweet HomeArkansasNational
Income per capita$25,241$23,401$29,829
Median household income$46,389$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$62,125$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,898$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$50,240$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$31,623$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate9.9%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level11.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sweet Home is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Sweet Home is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sweet Home is 113% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sweet Home is 23% lower than the national average

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      Sweet Home employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry16.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.6%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%33.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%9.2%
      Education, health & social services0.0%57.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maumelle, AR17,795$78,77942.4%
      Natural Steps, AR464$77,04539.3%
      Cammack Village, AR969$63,61115.0%
      Bryant, AR19,529$62,30212.6%
      Sherwood, AR30,251$59,3307.2%
      Sweet Home, AR582$46,38916.1%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hurtsboro, AL582$20,53662.9%
      Holland, AR582$49,50010.5%
      Tilghmanton, MD582$71,44229.1%
      Wye, MT582$63,35514.5%
      Eagletown, OK582$26,52852.0%
      Sweet Home, AR582$46,38916.1%
      Source: The Sweet Home, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).