Arkansas Income and Careers
As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Arkansas is $22,595, which is lower than the national average of $28,555. Arkansas median household income is $41,264, which has grown by 28.22% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Arkansas residents spend 21.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.
Per Capita Income, #50
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.
Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.
Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.
Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.
Household IncomeMedian Household Income, #50
Household Income Other than Earnings
|%+||Average Amount||%+||Average Amount|
|Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income||16.38%||$13,300, see rank||21.11%||$16,919|
|Social Security Income||34.84%||$16,823, see rank||29.33%||$17,636|
|Public Assistance Income||2.40%||$3,329, see rank||2.82%||$3,720|
|Retirement Income||17.54%||$19,527, see rank||17.85%||$24,095|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.
Family IncomeMedian Family Income, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.
Median Household Income by Races
|White||$44,553, see rank||$56,900|
|Black||$26,733, see rank||$35,600|
|Hispanic||$34,173, see rank||$42,396|
|Asian||$55,922, see rank||$73,244|
|American Indian, Alaska Native||$37,048, see rank||$37,170|
|Hawaiian Native||$30,118, see rank||$53,370|
|One Race, Other||$33,038, see rank||$40,300|
|Two or More Races||$34,322, see rank||$47,621|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.
Median Household Income by Age
|less than 25||$22,179, see rank||$25,788|
|25 to 44||$45,741, see rank||$58,398|
|45 to 64||$48,739, see rank||$65,027|
|65 or over||$32,199, see rank||$37,945|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.
|Population 16 Years and Over||2,315,782||see rank||248,775,628|
|Male1||1,123,739||48.53%, see rank||48.69%|
|Male, In Labor Force:2||727,473||64.74%, see rank||69.28%|
|Male, In Armed Forces2||4,771||0.42%, see rank||0.73%|
|Male, Civilian2||722,702||64.31%, see rank||68.54%|
|Male, Civilian, Employed3||658,804||91.16%, see rank||90.49%|
|Male, Civilian, Unemployed3||63,898||8.84%, see rank||9.51%|
|Male, Not in Labor Force2||396,266||35.26%, see rank||30.72%|
|Female1||1,192,043||51.47%, see rank||51.31%|
|Female, In Labor Force:2||644,604||54.08%, see rank||58.79%|
|Female, In Armed Forces2||499||0.04%, see rank||0.11%|
|Female, Civilian2||644,105||54.03%, see rank||58.69%|
|Female, Civilian, Employed3||592,913||92.05%, see rank||91.18%|
|Female, Civilian, Unemployed3||51,192||7.95%, see rank||8.82%|
|Female, Not in Labor Force2||547,439||45.92%, see rank||41.21%|
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.
Commuting to Work
|Workers 16 Years and Over||1,232,572||100%||141,337,148|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone||1,016,714||82.49%, see rank||76.41%|
|Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled||134,009||10.87%, see rank||9.59%|
|Public Transportation||5,173||0.42%, see rank||5.06%|
|Walked||21,484||1.74%, see rank||2.78%|
|Other Means||16,009||1.30%, see rank||1.79%|
|Worked at Home||39,183||3.18%, see rank||4.37%|
Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,251,717||-||143,435,233|
|Male1||658,804||52.63%, see rank||52.38%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||176,573||26.80%, see rank||33.12%|
|Service Occupations2||89,584||13.60%, see rank||15.12%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||106,345||16.14%, see rank||17.47%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||13,951||2.12%, see rank||1.11%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||67,687||10.27%, see rank||9.29%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||157,329||23.88%, see rank||17.94%|
|Female1||592,913||47.37%, see rank||47.62%|
|Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2||219,324||36.99%, see rank||40.04%|
|Service Occupations2||126,878||21.40%, see rank||21.52%|
|Sales and Office Occupations2||194,009||32.72%, see rank||31.93%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2||1,840||0.31%, see rank||0.32%|
|Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2||1,652||0.28%, see rank||0.28%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2||47,382||7.99%, see rank||5.65%|
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.
|Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over||1,251,717||100%||143,435,233|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining||41,580||3.32%, see rank||1.96%|
|Construction||81,997||6.55%, see rank||6.17%|
|Manufacturing||169,189||13.52%, see rank||10.43%|
|Wholesale Trade||31,078||2.48%, see rank||2.75%|
|Retail Trade||168,175||13.44%, see rank||11.57%|
|Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities||68,172||5.45%, see rank||4.93%|
|Information||21,130||1.69%, see rank||2.14%|
|Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing||59,640||4.76%, see rank||6.60%|
|Professional, Scientific, Management,|
Administrative, Waste Management Services
|88,893||7.10%, see rank||10.89%|
|Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance||300,818||24.03%, see rank||23.21%|
|Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,|
Accommodation, Food Services
|100,498||8.03%, see rank||9.49%|
|Public Administration||59,896||4.79%, see rank||4.92%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||60,651||4.85%, see rank||4.96%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.
|Population in Poverty||549,303||19.19%, see rank||15.59%|
|Family in Poverty||109,250||14.35%, see rank||11.47%|
*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.