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Income/capita 32%
Household income 43%
Unemployment 100%
IndexWatsonArkansasNational
Income per capita$20,346$23,401$29,829
Median household income$31,500$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$31,750$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$31,250$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$8,571$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level9.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Watson is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Watson is 43% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Watson is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Watson is 38% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $20,997$31,500$63,000
      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.

      Watson median earnings by income bracket

      Watson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry0.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%23.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.1%7.9%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration35.7%42.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.9%5.3%
      Education, health & social services7.1%34.2%
      Other32.1%10.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tillar, AR274$51,2507%
      Dumas, AR4,416$22,77159%
      Winchester, AR230$20,00064%
      Mitchellville, AR400$18,82866%
      Rosedale, MS1,612$17,66168%
      Watson, AR191$31,50043%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Darbyville, OH191$36,66734%
      Lincoln Park, TX191$39,75028%
      Allentown, GA191$27,25051%
      Mekoryuk, AK191$30,41745%
      Salineño, TX191$0100%
      Watson, AR191$31,50043%
      Source: The Watson, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).