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Income/capita 62%
Household income 59%
Unemployment 148%
IndexWaldoArkansasNational
Income per capita$11,282$23,401$29,829
Median household income$22,635$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$34,028$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$16,667$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$15,913$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$15,878$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate11.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level40.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waldo is 62% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Waldo is 59% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waldo is 148% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waldo is 170% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $15,088$22,635$45,270
      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.

      Waldo median earnings by income bracket

      Waldo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%5.2%
      Manufacturing sector36.6%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%17.9%
      Public administration1.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.9%
      Education, health & social services6.5%32.5%
      Other32.9%23.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bodcaw, AR157$47,23215%
      Buckner, AR272$36,25034%
      Magnolia, AR11,651$34,59137%
      Stephens, AR1,017$28,90648%
      Stamps, AR1,822$27,39650%
      Waldo, AR1,411$22,63559%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wallis, TX1,411$46,25016%
      Clara City, MN1,412$53,7503%
      St. Anne, IL1,412$45,00019%
      Brewster Hill, NY1,412$81,73448%
      Pine Knot, KY1,410$14,16774%
      Waldo, AR1,411$22,63559%
      Source: The Waldo, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).