Arkansas Income and Careers
As of 2010, the per capita income of Arkansas is $20,725, which is lower than the national average of $26,059. Arkansas median household income is $38,307, which has grown by 19.03% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the national average rate of 19.17%. On average Arkansas residents spend 20.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 23.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #49
*Based on 2010 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #49
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||17.10%||$11,514, see rank||21.82%||$14,452|
|Social Security Income||34.48%||$15,547, see rank||28.42%||$16,236|
|Public Assistance Income||1.80%||$3,284, see rank||2.86%||$3,936|
|Retirement Income||17.60%||$17,504, see rank||17.45%||$22,006|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$41,296, see rank||$52,480|
|Black||$25,394, see rank||$33,578|
|Hispanic||$33,427, see rank||$40,165|
|Asian||$50,221, see rank||$67,022|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$40,573, see rank||$35,062|
|Hawaiian Native||$41,815, see rank||$52,776|
|One Race, Other||$31,149, see rank||$38,230|
|Two or More Races||$28,473, see rank||$43,597|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$20,293, see rank||$24,143|
|25 to 44||$42,777, see rank||$54,024|
|45 to 64||$45,374, see rank||$60,683|
|65 or over||$29,452, see rank||$34,381|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,290,670||see rank||243,832,923|
|Male1||1,108,867||48.41%, see rank||48.62%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||721,901||65.10%, see rank||69.78%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||6,100||0.55%, see rank||0.76%|
|Male, Civilian2||715,801||64.55%, see rank||69.03%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||644,331||90.02%, see rank||88.43%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||71,470||9.98%, see rank||11.57%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||386,966||34.90%, see rank||30.22%|
|Female1||1,181,803||51.59%, see rank||51.38%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||662,243||56.04%, see rank||59.26%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||610||0.05%, see rank||0.12%|
|Female, Civilian2||661,633||55.99%, see rank||59.13%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||600,997||90.84%, see rank||89.99%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||60,636||9.16%, see rank||10.01%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||519,560||43.96%, see rank||40.74%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,225,968||100%||136,941,010|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,005,284||82.00%, see rank||76.57%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||138,346||11.28%, see rank||9.69%|
|Public Transportation||6,058||0.49%, see rank||4.94%|
|Walked||22,201||1.81%, see rank||2.77%|
|Other Means||17,820||1.45%, see rank||1.70%|
|Worked at Home||36,259||2.96%, see rank||4.33%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,245,328||-||139,033,928|
|Male1||644,331||51.74%, see rank||52.06%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||168,601||26.17%, see rank||32.77%|
|Service Occupations2||90,715||14.08%, see rank||14.98%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||101,091||15.69%, see rank||17.82%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||15,880||2.46%, see rank||1.17%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||68,915||10.70%, see rank||9.50%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||152,783||23.71%, see rank||17.70%|
|Female1||600,997||48.26%, see rank||47.94%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||215,718||35.89%, see rank||39.40%|
|Service Occupations2||129,749||21.59%, see rank||21.33%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||198,596||33.04%, see rank||32.73%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,611||0.27%, see rank||0.30%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||1,116||0.19%, see rank||0.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||52,372||8.71%, see rank||5.67%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,245,328||100%||139,033,928|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||46,213||3.71%, see rank||1.90%|
|Construction||80,948||6.50%, see rank||6.25%|
|Manufacturing||172,902||13.88%, see rank||10.39%|
|Wholesale Trade||30,850||2.48%, see rank||2.83%|
|Retail Trade||165,226||13.27%, see rank||11.65%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||68,539||5.50%, see rank||4.92%|
|Information||20,269||1.63%, see rank||2.17%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||54,241||4.36%, see rank||6.67%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|84,220||6.76%, see rank||10.58%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||295,592||23.74%, see rank||23.24%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|101,430||8.14%, see rank||9.25%|
|Public Administration||63,630||5.11%, see rank||5.17%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||61,268||4.92%, see rank||4.97%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||534,898||18.84%, see rank||15.33%|
|Family in Poverty||107,243||14.09%, see rank||11.28%|
*Based on 2010 data. View historical poverty level data.