Income/capita 26%
Household income 34%
Unemployment 68%
Income per capita$22,107$23,401$29,829
Median household income$36,750$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$38,750$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$33,750$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$24,167$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level21.8%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wheatley is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wheatley is 34% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wheatley is 68% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wheatley is 45% higher than the national average

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      Wheatley employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.5%16.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services23.1%26.2%
      Public administration3.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities19.2%11.9%
      Education, health & social services7.7%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Moro, AR213$42,70823%
      Fargo, AR117$38,50030%
      Palestine, AR751$35,17036%
      Brinkley, AR2,937$29,91446%
      Cotton Plant, AR653$26,60752%
      Wheatley, AR229$36,75034%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Salvo, NC229$0100%
      Benedict, NE229$48,12513%
      Lewisville, MN229$34,82137%
      Boon, MI229$44,37520%
      Oslo, MN229$51,2507%
      Wheatley, AR229$36,75034%
      Source: The Wheatley, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).