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Arkansas Household Income

According to the Census ACS 1-year survey, the median household income for Arkansas was $45,869 in 2017, the latest figures available. Compared to the median US household income, Arkansas median household income is $14,467 lower. 2018 Census ACS data (including 2018 Arkansas household income numbers) will be released in September of 2019. Arkansas median family income and per capita income for Arkansas are shown further down.

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Real Median Household Income in Arkansas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Arkansas $45,869 +1.28% +7.26%

Arkansas Real Median Household Income Trends since 2005

At $45,869, the median household income for Arkansas was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Household Income: Arkansas, National

Historical Real Median Household Income for Arkansas

Date US Arkansas
2017 $60,336 $45,869
2016 $58,856 $45,288
2015 $57,709 $43,451
2014 $55,613 $42,766
2013 $55,072 $42,699
2012 $54,948 $42,905
2011 $55,162 $42,335
2010 $56,388 $43,161
2009 $57,519 $43,319
2008 $59,382 $44,300
2007 $60,135 $45,195
2006 $59,051 $44,606
2005 $58,185 $44,038

Arkansas Family Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows that the median family income for Arkansas was $57,421 in 2017. Compared to the median US family income, Arkansas median family income is $16,470 lower. Like the median household income numbers, 2018 family income data will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income in Arkansas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Arkansas $57,421 +1.31% +7.52%

Arkansas Real Median Family Income Trends since 2005

At $57,421, the median family income for Arkansas was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Median Family Income: Arkansas, National

Historical Real Median Family Income for Arkansas

Date US Arkansas
2017 $73,891 $57,421
2016 $72,591 $56,678
2015 $70,627 $54,268
2014 $68,313 $53,406
2013 $67,488 $53,138
2012 $66,880 $53,802
2011 $67,126 $53,208
2010 $68,289 $53,011
2009 $69,958 $53,678
2008 $72,321 $54,382
2007 $72,500 $55,727
2006 $71,330 $54,958
2005 $70,252 $54,275

Arkansas Per Capita Income

The ACS survey shows the median per capita income for Arkansas was $25,316 in 2017. Compared to the US per capita income, Arkansas per capita income is $7,081 lower. Per capita income numbers for 2018 will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income in Arkansas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Arkansas $25,316 +2.14% +6.74%

Arkansas Real Per Capita Income Trends since 2005

At $25,316, the per capita income for Arkansas was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

Real Per Capita Income: Arkansas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Arkansas

Date US Arkansas
2017 $32,397 $25,316
2016 $31,798 $24,786
2015 $31,019 $24,407
2014 $29,942 $23,717
2013 $29,706 $23,111
2012 $29,221 $23,150
2011 $29,173 $23,160
2010 $29,361 $23,351
2009 $30,246 $23,607
2008 $31,488 $24,108
2007 $31,629 $24,542
2006 $30,795 $24,080
2005 $31,501 $24,316