Income/capita 29%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 9%
Income per capita$21,309$23,401$29,829
Median household income$37,659$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,402$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,289$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$31,098$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$21,475$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate5.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Texarkana is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Texarkana is 32% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Texarkana is 9% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Texarkana is 50% higher than the national average

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      Texarkana employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector19.6%2.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%19.0%
      Public administration7.5%7.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%3.0%
      Education, health & social services8.0%31.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Red Lick, TX1,037$64,37516%
      Ogden, AR187$60,3139%
      Leary, TX692$51,7197%
      Redwater, TX1,268$44,32720%
      Nash, TX3,156$40,08528%
      Texarkana, AR30,155$37,65932%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Post Falls, ID30,157$48,89412%
      Kahului, HI30,164$70,90528%
      Needham, MA30,167$139,477152%
      Madison Heights, MI30,168$43,15822%
      Princeton, NJ30,168$118,467114%
      Texarkana, AR30,155$37,65932%
      Source: The Texarkana, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).