Income/capita 28%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 51%
IndexWest ForkArkansasNational
Income per capita$21,389$23,401$29,829
Median household income$46,685$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,958$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,118$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$28,704$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$20,750$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate2.3%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Fork is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Fork is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Fork is 51% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Fork is 52% lower than the national average

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      West Fork employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.9%2.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.4%3.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.7%16.0%
      Public administration12.3%0.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.9%2.6%
      Education, health & social services8.6%39.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Goshen, AR1,601$98,85479%
      Prairie Grove, AR4,997$58,7966%
      Greenland, AR1,516$56,7713%
      Elkins, AR2,867$55,7351%
      Johnson, AR3,573$55,7261%
      West Fork, AR2,491$46,68516%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hermann, MO2,491$38,93830%
      Jellico, TN2,491$23,37558%
      Dover-Foxcroft, ME2,491$35,54536%
      Brooks, KY2,491$42,73123%
      Troutman, NC2,491$45,93817%
      West Fork, AR2,491$46,68516%
      Source: The West Fork, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).