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Income/capita 48%
Household income 58%
Unemployment 38%
IndexWidenerArkansasNational
Income per capita$15,479$23,401$29,829
Median household income$23,438$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$30,833$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,833$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$22,417$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$15,313$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate6.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Widener is 48% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Widener is 58% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Widener is 38% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Widener is 41% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $15,623$23,438$46,876
      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.

      Widener median earnings by income bracket

      Widener employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector43.5%5.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%18.6%
      Public administration0.0%12.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%4.3%
      Education, health & social services9.7%45.7%
      Other8.1%5.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wynne, AR8,195$40,08628%
      Colt, AR455$37,76332%
      Caldwell, AR531$35,50036%
      Palestine, AR751$35,17036%
      Forrest City, AR14,871$33,25040%
      Widener, AR326$23,43858%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Washtucna, WA326$61,25011%
      Yarborough Landing, AR326$29,86146%
      Burns, WY326$45,56818%
      West Burke, VT326$37,22233%
      Bradford, NH326$51,2507%
      Widener, AR326$23,43858%
      Source: The Widener, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).