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Arkansas County, AR


Designated Market Area: Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Working Class Country

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2022 population: 16,512   ( 2,507 from 2010)
Land area: 992.1 square miles
Population density: 16.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:11,300 68.44% 16.4%
Black:4,02024.35% 13.2%
Indian:500.30% 61.3%
Asian:1470.89% 56.4%
2+ races:3261.97% 44.9%
Hispanic:6694.05% 30.4%
Total non-White:5,21231.56% 5.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:440 12.8
Deaths:72021.0
Net Migration: -350-10.2
Net Immigration: 40.1
Change in White population:-2,211 -11.6
Change in Non-White pop.:-296 -1.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
19,019
13,51171.04%
4,63424.37%
310.16%
940.49%
2251.18%
5132.70%
5,50828.96%

2000
20,749
15,51674.78%
4,82323.24%
410.20%
750.36%
1350.65%
1570.76%
5,23325.22%

1990
21,653
16,85177.82%
4,70321.72%
210.10%
100.05%
n/a
680.31%
4,80222.18%

1980
24,175
19,15679.24%
4,80319.87%
880.36%
500.21%
n/a
780.32%
5,01920.76%

1970
23,347
17,92776.79%
5,26222.54%
180.08%
220.09%
n/a
1070.46%
5,420 23.21%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,345 11.3
2,42611.7
-1,604-7.7
-1-0.0
-2,005 -9.7
275 1.3
1990's
NumberRate
2,784 12.9
2,77312.8
-1,229-5.7
620.3
-1,335 -6.2
431 2.0
1980's
NumberRate
3,340 13.8
2,778 11.5
-3,010 -12.5
n/a
-2,305 -9.5
-217 -0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,097 -4.7
n/a
1,229 5.3
-401 -1.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Arkansas County, AR

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.4
3,901 23.6%
12,611 76.4%
3,391 20.5%
6,559
2.56
4,147 63.2%
3,249 78.3%
222 5.4%
2,412 36.8%

2010
NumberPercent
40.7
4,425 23.3%
14,594 76.7%
3,115 16.4%
8,005
2.35
5,306 66.3%
3,717 70.1%
695 13.1%
2,699 33.7%

2000
NumberPercent
38.6
5,170 24.9%
15,579 75.1%
3,307 15.9%
8,473
2.41
6,030 71.2%
4,537 75.2%
752 12.5%
2,443 28.8%

1990
NumberPercent
35.6
6,036 27.9%
15,617 72.1%
3,628 16.8%
8,467
2.52
6,184 73.0%
4,992 80.7%
557 9.0%
2,283 27.0%

1980
NumberPercent
32.2
6,895 28.5%
17,280 71.5%
3,421 14.2%
8,897
2.69
6,821 76.7%
5,724 83.9%
540 7.9%
2,076 23.3%

2022 Housing Data for Arkansas County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units8,717 
Median Value$125,900 
Occupied6,55975.2%
Vacant2,15824.8%
Owned4,34566.2%
Rented2,21433.8%
Median Rent$749 
Single-Family Units6,42073.6%
    Detached6,39573.4%
    Attached250.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units5145.9%
Mobile Homes1,16613.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Arkansas County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004086.2%
$10,000 to $14,9994857.4%
$15,000 to $19,9994496.8%
$20,000 to $24,9994076.2%
$25,000 to $29,9992203.4%
$30,000 to $34,9992523.8%
$35,000 to $39,9991382.1%
$40,000 to $44,9991201.8%
$45,000 to $49,9992634.0%
$50,000 to $59,99966810.2%
$60,000 to $74,99979912.2%
$75,000 to $99,99992814.1%
$100,000 to $124,9994496.8%
$125,000 to $149,9994707.2%
$150,000 to $199,9993315.0%
$200,000 or more1722.6%
Median Household Income58,695 
Per Capita Income28,759 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4496.8%
Public Assistance901.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,00415.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,36765.6%
Unemployed4815.0%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force6,84870.6%
Not in Labor Force2,85729.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,5431,91257.1%
Non-Profit16429236.0%
Self-Employed64337763.0%
Local Government20127542.2%
State Government13644223.5%
Federal Government2028071.6%
Total Private + Self3,1862,28958.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.7031,08939.2%
Total3,8893,37853.5%
Pct. Govt.18.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts94212.9%
Sales and Office Occupations1,31318.0%
Professional, Technical1,36118.6%
Service Occupations1,11615.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2443.3%
All others2,56635.2%
White Collar 49.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,65522.7%
Health care and social assistance91112.5%
Educational services7269.9%
Retail trade6789.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting6308.6%
Construction4946.8%
Transportation and warehousing3795.2%
Other services3284.5%
Accommodation and food services3034.2%
Public administration3004.1%
Finance and insurance2142.9%
Professional, scientific, technical1972.7%
Wholesale trade1532.1%
Utilities771.1%
Arts, entertainment, recreation751.0%
Information630.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.610.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing430.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction110.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Arkansas County, AR

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4922.89%
Puerto Rican820.48%
Cuban90.05%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American400.23%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran400.23%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic260.15%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese60.04%
Indian20.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English15,66198.0%
Spanish2211.4%
German, other Germanic340.2%
Other310.2%
Other Indo-European210.1%
Chinese60.0%
Other Asian30.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German2,01911.9%
English1,5038.8%
Irish1,4958.8%
American1,0446.1%
French3822.2%
Scottish2041.2%
European1400.8%
Italian1260.7%
Scotch-Irish870.5%
Dutch850.5%
British840.5%
Swedish600.4%
Czechoslovakian330.2%
Norwegian320.2%
Ethiopian310.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen16,88399.2%
Not a citizen1410.8%
Native16,78798.6%
Foreign-born2371.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Arkansas County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
512 4.3%1,156 9.7%5,049 42.5%3,296 27.7%1,237 10.4%639 5.4%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 512 4.3%
9-12 Years 1,156 9.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,049 42.5%
Some College 3,296 27.7%
Bach. Degree 1,237 10.4%
Grad Degree 639 5.4%
Average years of education: 12.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Arkansas County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 10,223 9,745 478 4.7% 6.8%
1991 10,219 9,610 609 6.0% 7.3%
1992 10,382 9,693 689 6.6% 7.0%
1993 10,505 9,905 600 5.7% 6.1%
1994 10,585 9,940 645 6.1% 5.4%
1995 10,786 10,249 537 5.0% 4.9%
1996 10,756 10,172 584 5.4% 5.2%
1997 10,506 9,888 618 5.9% 5.1%
1998 10,591 9,994 597 5.6% 5.1%
1999 10,850 10,313 537 4.9% 4.5%
2000 10,161 9,704 457 4.5% 4.2%
2001 10,312 9,845 467 4.5% 4.8%
2002 10,540 9,903 637 6.0% 5.3%
2003 10,808 10,223 585 5.4% 5.8%
2004 10,862 10,224 638 5.9% 5.6%
2005 11,222 10,428 794 7.1% 5.3%
2006 11,590 10,701 889 7.7% 5.2%
2007 11,833 10,784 1,049 8.9% 5.4%
2008 11,999 10,835 1,164 9.7% 5.4%
2009 12,240 10,347 1,893 15.5% 7.7%
2010 11,273 9,251 2,022 17.9% 7.9%
2011 10,509 9,286 1,223 11.6% 7.9%
2012 9,958 9,120 838 8.4% 7.3%
2013 9,647 8,959 688 7.1% 7.1%
2014 9,545 9,045 500 5.2% 5.9%
2015 9,534 9,142 392 4.1% 5.0%
2016 9,284 8,967 317 3.4% 4.0%
2017 8,979 8,684 295 3.3% 3.7%
2018 9,075 8,774 301 3.3% 3.7%
2019 9,477 9,195 282 3.0% 3.5%
2020 9,422 9,044 378 4.0% 6.1%
2021 9,351 9,030 321 3.4% 4.1%
2022 9,344 9,038 306 3.3% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com