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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

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
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  12.14%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  3.27%5.34%
  Community, social services  1.74%1.67%
  Legal  0.72%1.16%
  Education, library  6.42%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.14%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.20%5.67%
  Healthcare support  2.58%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.93%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  5.65%5.76%
  Building maintenance  4.02%4.01%
  Personal care  3.10%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.00%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.26%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  9.47%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  16.35%12.09%

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  8/19/2017
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)

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  4/4/2017
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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  1/6/2016
School Districts

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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