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Income/capita 53%
Household income 37%
Unemployment 33%
IndexWest PointArkansasNational
Income per capita$14,121$23,401$29,829
Median household income$35,000$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$33,438$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,083$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$21,250$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$21,667$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level35.4%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in West Point is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in West Point is 37% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in West Point is 33% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in West Point is 135% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,331$35,000$70,000
      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.

      West Point median earnings by income bracket

      West Point employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.0%9.7%
      Public administration0.0%25.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services13.3%41.9%
      Other63.3%19.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Higginson, AR689$50,06610%
      Garner, AR169$44,02820%
      McRae, AR825$43,00022%
      Searcy, AR23,969$39,31329%
      Georgetown, AR76$36,25034%
      West Point, AR189$35,00037%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gilby, ND189$53,7503%
      Kirwin, KS189$33,12540%
      Gilmore, AR189$21,47761%
      Fairview borough, PA189$60,3139%
      Renick, MO189$37,50032%
      West Point, AR189$35,00037%
      Source: The West Point, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).