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Arkansas Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Arkansas was $41,995 in 2015, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Arkansas median household income is $13,780 lower. 2016 Census ACS data (including 2016 Arkansas household income numbers) will be released in September of 2017. Arkansas median family income and per capita income for Arkansas are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Arkansas

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Arkansas $41,995 +1.66% +1.42%

Arkansas Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

The current median household income for Arkansas is $41,995. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $43,592 and is now $1,597 (3.66%) lower. From a post peak low of $40,846 in 2011, real median household income for Arkansas has now grown by $1,149 (2.81%).

Real Median Household Income: Arkansas, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Arkansas

Date US Arkansas
2015 $55,775 $41,995
2014 $53,719 $41,310
2013 $53,166 $41,222
2012 $53,031 $41,409
2011 $53,223 $40,846
2010 $54,405 $41,644
2009 $55,478 $41,783
2008 $57,276 $42,729
2007 $58,003 $43,592
2006 $56,957 $43,024
2005 $56,122 $42,477

Arkansas Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Arkansas was $52,449 in 2015. Compared to the median US family income, Arkansas median family income is $15,811 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2016 family income data will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income in Arkansas

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Arkansas $52,449 +1.67% +1.01%

Arkansas Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

The current median family income for Arkansas is $52,449. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $53,751 and is now $1,302 (2.42%) lower. From a post peak low of $51,147 in 2010, real median family income for Arkansas has now grown by $1,302 (2.55%).

Real Median Family Income: Arkansas, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Arkansas

Date US Arkansas
2015 $68,260 $52,449
2014 $65,986 $51,588
2013 $65,153 $51,299
2012 $64,548 $51,926
2011 $64,766 $51,338
2010 $65,888 $51,147
2009 $67,476 $51,774
2008 $69,756 $52,453
2007 $69,929 $53,751
2006 $68,801 $53,009
2005 $67,761 $52,350

Arkansas Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Arkansas was $23,589 in 2015. Compared to the US per capita income, Arkansas per capita income is $6,390 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2016 will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income in Arkansas

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Arkansas $23,589 +2.97% +5.58%

Arkansas Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

The current per capita income for Arkansas is $23,589. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $23,672 and is now $83 (0.35%) lower. From a post peak low of $22,312 in 2013, real per capita income for Arkansas has now grown by $1,277 (5.72%).

Real Per Capita Income: Arkansas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Arkansas

Date US Arkansas
2015 $29,979 $23,589
2014 $28,922 $22,909
2013 $28,678 $22,312
2012 $28,202 $22,343
2011 $28,147 $22,345
2010 $28,329 $22,530
2009 $29,174 $22,770
2008 $30,371 $23,253
2007 $30,508 $23,672
2006 $29,703 $23,227
2005 $30,384 $23,454