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Baxter County, AR


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Mountain Home, AR
Designated Market Area: Springfield, MO-AR
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 42,435   ( 922 from 2010)
Land area: 553.9 square miles
Population density: 76.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:39,765 93.71% 0.2%
Black:2020.48% 242.4%
Indian:3120.74% 43.8%
Asian:2980.70% 66.5%
2+ races:6481.53% 24.9%
Hispanic:1,2102.85% 75.9%
Total non-White:2,6706.29% 59.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:756 9.1
Deaths:2,00324.1
Net Migration: 2,09625.2
Net Immigration: -9-0.1
Change in White population:-72 -0.2
Change in Non-White pop.:994 2.4




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
41,513
39,83795.96%
590.14%
2170.52%
1790.43%
5191.25%
6881.66%
1,6764.04%

2000
38,386
37,28297.12%
420.11%
1890.49%
1380.36%
3450.90%
3851.00%
1,1042.88%

1990
31,186
30,75198.61%
00.00%
1260.40%
950.30%
n/a
2140.69%
4351.39%

1980
27,409
27,12098.95%
00.00%
1320.48%
300.11%
n/a
1270.46%
2891.05%

1970
15,319
15,06098.31%
1440.94%
550.36%
110.07%
n/a
450.29%
259 1.69%

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

2000's
NumberRate
3,491 9.1
6,06715.8
6,49716.9
210.1
2,555 6.7
572 1.5
1990's
NumberRate
3,151 10.1
5,70218.3
8,64227.7
120.0
6,531 20.9
669 2.1
1980's
NumberRate
2,910 10.6
4,448 16.2
5,449 19.9
n/a
3,631 13.2
146 0.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
12,313 80.4
n/a
12,060 78.7
30 0.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Baxter 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
52.1
7,350 17.3%
35,085 82.7%
13,003 30.6%
19,021
2.18
11,618 61.1%
9,420 81.1%
806 6.9%
7,403 38.9%

2010
NumberPercent
50.6
7,506 18.1%
34,007 81.9%
11,659 28.1%
18,748
2.18
12,365 66.0%
10,080 81.5%
893 7.2%
6,383 34.0%

2000
NumberPercent
48.1
7,271 18.9%
31,115 81.1%
10,279 26.8%
17,099
2.20
11,826 69.2%
10,200 86.3%
647 5.5%
5,273 30.8%

1990
NumberPercent
47.5
6,074 19.5%
25,112 80.5%
9,107 29.2%
13,526
2.27
10,041 74.2%
8,979 89.4%
484 4.8%
3,485 25.8%

1980
NumberPercent
46.7
5,977 21.8%
21,432 78.2%
7,491 27.3%
11,155
2.43
8,884 79.6%
8,162 91.9%
290 3.3%
2,271 20.4%

2022 Housing Data for Baxter County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units22,747 
Median Value$155,600 
Occupied19,02183.6%
Vacant3,72616.4%
Owned14,14274.3%
Rented4,87925.7%
Median Rent$810 
Single-Family Units17,56977.2%
    Detached16,74873.6%
    Attached8213.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,0484.6%
Mobile Homes3,08313.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Baxter County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,0075.3%
$10,000 to $14,9996843.6%
$15,000 to $19,9991,0975.8%
$20,000 to $24,9991,7008.9%
$25,000 to $29,9991,0875.7%
$30,000 to $34,9991,3557.1%
$35,000 to $39,9991,0085.3%
$40,000 to $44,9991,0905.7%
$45,000 to $49,9991,0995.8%
$50,000 to $59,9991,5107.9%
$60,000 to $74,9992,33012.2%
$75,000 to $99,9991,96810.3%
$100,000 to $124,9991,0775.7%
$125,000 to $149,9996853.6%
$150,000 to $199,9996103.2%
$200,000 or more7143.8%
Median Household Income47,403 
Per Capita Income30,264 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state95 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,1025.8%
Public Assistance3521.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,6518.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed13,65362.6%
Unemployed7843.6%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force14,43766.2%
Not in Labor Force7,36233.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 37.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,1054,97850.6%
Non-Profit48380837.4%
Self-Employed1,52457472.6%
Local Government41551244.8%
State Government27642039.7%
Federal Government1025067.1%
Total Private + Self6,6295,55254.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,2761,79041.6%
Total7,9057,34251.8%
Pct. Govt.11.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,97212.8%
Sales and Office Occupations3,23321.0%
Professional, Technical2,86318.6%
Service Occupations2,25414.7%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing590.4%
All others5,04932.8%
White Collar 52.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing3,29921.5%
Health care and social assistance2,78018.1%
Retail trade2,26814.8%
Educational services1,2077.9%
Construction9946.5%
Other services8125.3%
Accommodation and food services6534.2%
Finance and insurance5843.8%
Transportation and warehousing5533.6%
Public administration4212.7%
Professional, scientific, technical4162.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3462.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing2171.4%
Wholesale trade2051.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1791.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1741.1%
Utilities1310.9%
Information1270.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction50.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican6781.62%
Puerto Rican1800.43%
Cuban450.11%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American1230.29%
Costa Rican380.09%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan60.01%
Panamanian380.09%
Salvadoran410.10%
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 Hispanic920.22%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean1020.24%
Laotian530.13%
Chinese290.07%
Filipino280.07%
Indian100.02%
Vietnamese50.01%
Thai30.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English38,80896.9%
Spanish7171.8%
German, other Germanic1630.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic860.2%
Korean770.2%
Other Indo-European740.2%
Other Asian600.1%
Chinese290.1%
Tagalog160.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German6,76716.2%
English6,50015.5%
Irish5,82313.9%
American2,9637.1%
French1,0902.6%
Scottish1,0892.6%
Dutch9892.4%
Italian8972.1%
Polish8962.1%
Scotch-Irish7981.9%
Norwegian7171.7%
European6421.5%
Swedish4481.1%
Danish3100.7%
Czech2540.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen41,51799.3%
Not a citizen2840.7%
Native40,89397.8%
Foreign-born9082.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Baxter County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
759 2.4%2,559 8.0%11,247 35.2%11,609 36.3%4,004 12.5%1,804 5.6%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 759 2.4%
9-12 Years 2,559 8.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 11,247 35.2%
Some College 11,609 36.3%
Bach. Degree 4,004 12.5%
Grad Degree 1,804 5.6%
Average years of education: 13.0

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Baxter County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 11,917 11,198 719 6.0% 6.8%
1991 11,961 11,274 687 5.7% 7.3%
1992 12,538 11,897 641 5.1% 7.0%
1993 13,153 12,520 633 4.8% 6.1%
1994 14,002 13,472 530 3.8% 5.4%
1995 14,486 14,008 478 3.3% 4.9%
1996 14,554 13,961 593 4.1% 5.2%
1997 14,408 13,815 593 4.1% 5.1%
1998 14,315 13,711 604 4.2% 5.1%
1999 14,511 13,952 559 3.9% 4.5%
2000 16,294 15,626 668 4.1% 4.2%
2001 16,110 15,253 857 5.3% 4.8%
2002 16,233 15,218 1,015 6.3% 5.3%
2003 16,072 15,024 1,048 6.5% 5.8%
2004 16,452 15,452 1,000 6.1% 5.6%
2005 17,061 16,104 957 5.6% 5.3%
2006 17,292 16,361 931 5.4% 5.2%
2007 17,509 16,545 964 5.5% 5.4%
2008 17,478 16,433 1,045 6.0% 5.4%
2009 17,254 15,669 1,585 9.2% 7.7%
2010 16,596 15,088 1,508 9.1% 7.9%
2011 16,523 15,057 1,466 8.9% 7.9%
2012 16,446 15,116 1,330 8.1% 7.3%
2013 16,158 14,890 1,268 7.8% 7.1%
2014 16,104 15,052 1,052 6.5% 5.9%
2015 16,288 15,407 881 5.4% 5.0%
2016 16,130 15,435 695 4.3% 4.0%
2017 16,388 15,683 705 4.3% 3.7%
2018 16,391 15,720 671 4.1% 3.7%
2019 16,324 15,674 650 4.0% 3.5%
2020 16,528 15,547 981 5.9% 6.1%
2021 16,239 15,619 620 3.8% 4.1%
2022 16,572 15,979 593 3.6% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com