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Income/capita 23%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 78%
IndexWardArkansasNational
Income per capita$23,052$23,401$29,829
Median household income$51,543$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,006$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,854$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$32,321$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$25,057$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate1.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level9.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ward is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ward is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ward is 78% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ward is 34% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,358$51,543$103,086
      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.

      Ward median earnings by income bracket

      Ward employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.3%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%11.2%
      Wholesale & retail services15.5%9.9%
      Public administration5.4%1.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.1%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.7%53.0%
      Other26.6%18.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Austin, AR3,108$72,18830%
      Vilonia, AR4,298$66,38020%
      Cabot, AR25,407$58,7116%
      Enola, AR316$58,1255%
      Mount Vernon, AR138$52,8754%
      Ward, AR4,608$51,5437%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Pittsburg, TX4,608$33,99039%
      Devine, TX4,607$62,56613%
      Kaplan, LA4,607$35,07737%
      Marlow, OK4,607$34,11538%
      Negaunee, MI4,606$47,99113%
      Ward, AR4,608$51,5437%
      Source: The Ward, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).