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Columbia County, AR


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Magnolia, AR
Designated Market Area: Shreveport, LA-AR-OK-TX
USDA County Type (2015): Mining, Manufacturing, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 22,216   ( 2,336 from 2010)
Land area: 766.1 square miles
Population density: 29.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:13,117 59.04% 9.8%
Black:7,74534.86% 14.0%
Indian:970.44% 56.5%
Asian:2341.05% 34.5%
2+ races:3071.38% 46.9%
Hispanic:7163.22% 34.3%
Total non-White:9,09940.96% 9.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:594 13.0
Deaths:77216.9
Net Migration: -418-9.2
Net Immigration: 150.3
Change in White population:-1,428 -5.8
Change in Non-White pop.:-908 -3.7




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
24,552
14,54559.24%
9,00636.68%
620.25%
1740.71%
2090.85%
5332.17%
10,00740.76%

2000
25,603
15,77661.62%
9,20535.95%
620.24%
930.36%
1770.69%
2691.05%
9,82738.38%

1990
25,691
16,51864.29%
9,01435.09%
290.11%
790.31%
n/a
510.20%
9,17335.71%

1980
26,644
17,10064.18%
9,15334.35%
1300.49%
740.28%
n/a
1870.70%
9,54435.82%

1970
25,952
16,77564.64%
9,10935.10%
160.06%
70.03%
n/a
370.14%
9,177 35.36%

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

2000's
NumberRate
2,891 11.3
2,69310.5
-1,966-7.7
1130.4
-1,231 -4.8
180 0.7
1990's
NumberRate
3,517 13.7
3,21112.5
-1,205-4.7
550.2
-742 -2.9
654 2.5
1980's
NumberRate
3,913 14.7
3,066 11.5
-1,670 -6.3
n/a
-582 -2.2
-371 -1.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-613 -2.4
n/a
325 1.3
367 1.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Columbia 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
35.1
4,760 21.4%
17,456 78.6%
3,914 17.6%
7,826
2.65
5,100 65.2%
3,751 73.5%
582 11.4%
2,726 34.8%

2010
NumberPercent
37.0
5,594 22.8%
18,958 77.2%
3,928 16.0%
9,759
2.38
6,305 64.6%
4,277 67.8%
864 13.7%
3,454 35.4%

2000
NumberPercent
35.4
6,419 25.1%
19,184 74.9%
4,108 16.0%
10,001
2.45
6,779 67.8%
4,981 73.5%
804 11.9%
3,222 32.2%

1990
NumberPercent
33.6
6,792 26.4%
18,899 73.6%
4,333 16.9%
9,617
2.57
6,905 71.8%
5,285 76.5%
745 10.8%
2,712 28.2%

1980
NumberPercent
31.7
7,526 28.2%
19,118 71.8%
4,230 15.9%
9,563
2.68
7,081 74.0%
5,784 81.7%
559 7.9%
2,482 26.0%

2022 Housing Data for Columbia County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units11,051 
Median Value$123,200 
Occupied7,82670.8%
Vacant3,22529.2%
Owned5,66072.3%
Rented2,16627.7%
Median Rent$690 
Single-Family Units7,63669.1%
    Detached7,57668.6%
    Attached600.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units7306.6%
Mobile Homes2,09819.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Columbia County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006227.9%
$10,000 to $14,9996187.9%
$15,000 to $19,9995657.2%
$20,000 to $24,9993634.6%
$25,000 to $29,9994005.1%
$30,000 to $34,9994605.9%
$35,000 to $39,9994615.9%
$40,000 to $44,9991772.3%
$45,000 to $49,9993454.4%
$50,000 to $59,9997469.5%
$60,000 to $74,9996378.1%
$75,000 to $99,99980110.2%
$100,000 to $124,9995847.5%
$125,000 to $149,9993063.9%
$150,000 to $199,9993534.5%
$200,000 or more3885.0%
Median Household Income47,441 
Per Capita Income27,243 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state93 
Compared to U.S.71 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5807.4%
Public Assistance1141.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,11414.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed8,44059.9%
Unemployed2311.6%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force8,67161.5%
Not in Labor Force5,42838.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 40.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector3,3842,79254.8%
Non-Profit32127753.7%
Self-Employed41046946.6%
Local Government19426342.5%
State Government26273126.4%
Federal Government418233.3%
Total Private + Self3,7943,26153.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.8181,35337.7%
Total4,6124,61450.0%
Pct. Govt.17.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,05711.4%
Sales and Office Occupations1,63117.7%
Professional, Technical1,84820.0%
Service Occupations1,50616.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing460.5%
All others3,19034.6%
White Collar 49.1%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance1,40115.2%
Educational services1,38915.0%
Manufacturing1,38715.0%
Retail trade1,05811.5%
Transportation and warehousing5686.2%
Accommodation and food services5506.0%
Other services4855.3%
Construction3894.2%
Finance and insurance3423.7%
Professional, scientific, technical3173.4%
Public administration2532.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2492.7%
Utilities2402.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing1781.9%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1741.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1361.5%
Wholesale trade600.6%
Information530.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation30.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican6012.65%
Puerto Rican230.10%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American80.04%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran80.04%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American440.19%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian440.19%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic50.02%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Hmong650.29%
Vietnamese310.14%
Indian50.02%
Filipino30.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English20,54796.4%
Spanish5422.5%
Other Asian650.3%
German, other Germanic510.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun420.2%
Other370.2%
Vietnamese310.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic70.0%
Other Indo-European20.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American3,94417.4%
English1,5476.8%
Irish1,0794.8%
German9294.1%
Scotch-Irish4151.8%
African3501.5%
European3471.5%
French3471.5%
Italian2311.0%
Scottish1960.9%
Polish780.3%
Dutch560.2%
French Canadian490.2%
Other Subsaharan African420.2%
Welsh420.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen22,43798.8%
Not a citizen2701.2%
Native22,36198.5%
Foreign-born3461.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Columbia County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
502 3.5%1,157 8.2%5,888 41.5%3,948 27.8%1,884 13.3%810 5.7%
  Average years of education: 12.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 502 3.5%
9-12 Years 1,157 8.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,888 41.5%
Some College 3,948 27.8%
Bach. Degree 1,884 13.3%
Grad Degree 810 5.7%
Average years of education: 12.8

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Columbia County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 11,823 10,948 875 7.4% 6.8%
1991 11,761 10,900 861 7.3% 7.3%
1992 11,869 10,992 877 7.4% 7.0%
1993 11,771 10,876 895 7.6% 6.1%
1994 11,862 10,989 873 7.4% 5.4%
1995 11,702 10,916 786 6.7% 4.9%
1996 11,695 10,937 758 6.5% 5.2%
1997 11,587 10,744 843 7.3% 5.1%
1998 11,527 10,711 816 7.1% 5.1%
1999 11,590 10,881 709 6.1% 4.5%
2000 11,279 10,708 571 5.1% 4.2%
2001 11,104 10,543 561 5.1% 4.8%
2002 11,081 10,432 649 5.9% 5.3%
2003 10,786 10,072 714 6.6% 5.8%
2004 10,796 10,103 693 6.4% 5.6%
2005 10,991 10,289 702 6.4% 5.3%
2006 10,995 10,322 673 6.1% 5.2%
2007 10,893 10,171 722 6.6% 5.4%
2008 10,787 10,042 745 6.9% 5.4%
2009 10,571 9,555 1,016 9.6% 7.7%
2010 10,516 9,504 1,012 9.6% 7.9%
2011 10,386 9,390 996 9.6% 7.9%
2012 10,162 9,282 880 8.7% 7.3%
2013 9,755 8,920 835 8.6% 7.1%
2014 9,630 8,957 673 7.0% 5.9%
2015 9,599 8,982 617 6.4% 5.0%
2016 9,313 8,781 532 5.7% 4.0%
2017 9,091 8,627 464 5.1% 3.7%
2018 9,021 8,599 422 4.7% 3.7%
2019 9,204 8,797 407 4.4% 3.5%
2020 9,053 8,433 620 6.8% 6.1%
2021 8,761 8,288 473 5.4% 4.1%
2022 8,832 8,447 385 4.4% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com