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Economy in Arkansas

Arkansas has an unemployment rate of 3.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Arkansas has seen the job market decrease by -0.4% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Arkansas
- The Sales Tax Rate for Arkansas is 8.9%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Arkansas is 6.9%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Arkansas
- The average income of a Arkansas resident is $22,595 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Arkansas resident is $41,264 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYArkansas, ArkansasUnited States
  4.0%3.7%
  -0.4%1.6%
  29.8%33.5%
  7.5%6.2%
  6.9%4.6%
  $24,426$31,177
  $43,813$57,652
  $54,923$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  2.5%1.3%
  0.7%0.6%
  6.5%6.2%
  13.6%10.4%
  2.4%2.7%
  13.5%11.6%
  4.2%4.1%
  1.2%0.9%
  1.7%2.1%
  3.4%4.7%
  1.4%1.9%
  3.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  3.4%4.3%
  9.8%9.3%
  14.4%13.8%
  1.2%2.2%
  6.7%7.4%
  4.8%4.9%
  4.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Arkansas    28 Reviews
    Depends on where you live - 4/4/2017
    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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    School Districts - 1/6/2016
    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

    Ozark Mountains of Arkansas - 8/27/2015
    The Ozark Mountains are incredibly beautiful with abundant wildlife, rivers, creeks and lakes.... Read More


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