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The unemployment rate in Arkansas, Arkansas, is 4.20%, with job growth of 2.96%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.72%.

Arkansas, Arkansas Taxes
Arkansas, Arkansas,sales tax rate is 9.50%. Income tax is 7.00%.

Arkansas, Arkansas Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $22,595, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $41,264.

  ECONOMYArkansas, ArkansasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.20%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.96%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.72%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  9.50%6.00%
  Income Taxes  7.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $22,595$28,555
  Household Income  $41,264$53,482
  Family Median Income  $51,464$65,443
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting  2.54%1.35%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction  0.72%0.61%
  Construction  6.51%6.19%
  Manufacturing  13.58%10.41%
  Wholesale trade  2.44%2.72%
  Retail trade  13.47%11.55%
  Transportation and warehousing  4.23%4.11%
  Utilities  00
  Information  1.71%2.12%
  Finance and insurance  3.43%4.69%
  Real estate, rental, leasing  1.35%1.89%
  Professional, scientific, technical services  3.71%6.68%
  Management of companies  0.09%0.08%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs  3.37%4.27%
  Educational services  9.80%9.34%
  Health care and social assistance  14.42%13.81%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation  1.18%2.16%
  Accommodation, food services  6.74%7.44%
  Other services  4.81%4.94%
  Public administration  4.66%4.80%


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This state is a disgrace

Got sent down here due to work. It really tempts me to quit the job just to get out of this place. People always tell me "get outdoors", "AR is all about being... (Read More)



Depends on where you live

I live in a small town at the very edge of Little Rock and I love where I live. Having said that, there are places in Arkansas (especially in LR) that I would not live,... (Read More)



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I am seeing some reviews that Arkansas is the worst place to be for jobs, and out of all the cities Springdale is the absolute worse, the school district is made up of... (Read More)



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