Median household income:
$33,446 Percentage below poverty line:
22.4 percent (25th highest) Unemployment rate:
10.4 percent Population:
Pine Bluff, has a median household income about $16,600 less than the U.S. median. According to BestPlaces, nearly one in four households makes less than $15,000 each year. More than 22 percent of the city's residents live below the poverty line, compared to a national average of just over 15 percent. Morgan Quitno Press rated the Pine Bluff Metro area as the second most dangerous in the U.S., after only Detroit.
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