Income/capita 25%
Household income 11%
Unemployment 87%
Income per capita$22,442$23,401$29,829
Median household income$49,375$42,336$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,269$53,342$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,833$26,724$35,192
Median earnings male$34,773$31,526$36,919
Median earnings female$21,688$22,388$26,250
Unemployment rate8.7%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level16.6%18.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wilson is 25% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Wilson is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wilson is 87% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wilson is 10% higher than the national average

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      Wilson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.6%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.7%20.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%8.4%
      Wholesale & retail services11.3%6.7%
      Public administration4.8%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.0%3.4%
      Education, health & social services2.7%43.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Atoka, TN8,917$87,04757%
      Munford, TN6,025$64,22616%
      Dyess, AR463$43,47221%
      Gilt Edge, TN513$42,27324%
      Burlison, TN354$40,62527%
      Wilson, AR932$49,37511%

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      South Henderson, NC932$20,84562%
      Keota, IA932$42,77823%
      Harlowton, MT932$34,93437%
      Mission, OR932$26,76552%
      Miles, TX932$54,3272%
      Wilson, AR932$49,37511%
      Source: The Wilson, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).