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Independence County, AR


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Batesville, AR
Designated Market Area: Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 37,945   ( 1,298 from 2010)
Land area: 763.7 square miles
Population density: 49.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:32,904 86.71% 0.0%
Black:8932.35% 26.0%
Indian:1860.49% 31.0%
Asian:3770.99% 27.8%
2+ races:7061.86% 63.4%
Hispanic:2,8797.59% 34.6%
Total non-White:5,04113.29% 35.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,035 13.6
Deaths:1,19515.8
Net Migration: 1552.0
Net Immigration: 60.1
Change in White population:-10 -0.0
Change in Non-White pop.:1,308 3.6




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
36,647
32,91489.81%
7091.93%
1420.39%
2950.80%
4321.18%
2,1395.84%
3,73310.19%

2000
34,233
32,25394.22%
6852.00%
1400.41%
2250.66%
3901.14%
5231.53%
1,9805.78%

1990
31,192
30,33697.26%
5321.71%
460.15%
2080.67%
n/a
700.22%
8562.74%

1980
30,147
28,92695.95%
5531.83%
2430.81%
730.24%
n/a
3521.17%
1,2214.05%

1970
22,723
21,93196.51%
6252.75%
160.07%
90.04%
n/a
1420.62%
792 3.49%

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

2000's
NumberRate
4,344 12.7
3,54210.3
-355-1.0
1890.6
661 1.9
1,753 5.1
1990's
NumberRate
4,246 13.6
3,42311.0
1,6665.3
650.2
1,917 6.1
1,124 3.6
1980's
NumberRate
4,327 14.4
3,093 10.3
-8 -0.0
n/a
1,410 4.7
-365 -1.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
6,196 27.3
n/a
6,995 30.8
429 1.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Independence 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
39.1
9,038 23.8%
28,907 76.2%
6,599 17.4%
14,417
2.56
9,811 68.1%
7,575 77.2%
670 6.8%
4,606 31.9%

2010
NumberPercent
39.0
8,792 24.0%
27,855 76.0%
5,730 15.6%
14,391
2.48
10,009 69.6%
7,734 77.3%
850 8.5%
4,382 30.4%

2000
NumberPercent
37.7
8,403 24.5%
25,830 75.5%
4,954 14.5%
13,479
2.47
9,696 71.9%
8,060 83.1%
608 6.3%
3,783 28.1%

1990
NumberPercent
34.7
8,222 26.4%
22,970 73.6%
4,546 14.6%
11,889
2.57
8,969 75.4%
7,691 85.8%
551 6.1%
2,920 24.6%

1980
NumberPercent
31.8
8,555 28.4%
21,592 71.6%
4,252 14.1%
10,906
2.72
8,687 79.7%
7,753 89.2%
405 4.7%
2,219 20.3%

2022 Housing Data for Independence County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units16,689 
Median Value$111,300 
Occupied14,41786.4%
Vacant2,27213.6%
Owned10,00669.4%
Rented4,41130.6%
Median Rent$774 
Single-Family Units11,18467.0%
    Detached11,16866.9%
    Attached160.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units5773.5%
Mobile Homes4,13224.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Independence County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008115.6%
$10,000 to $14,9999736.7%
$15,000 to $19,9999406.5%
$20,000 to $24,9996184.3%
$25,000 to $29,9997034.9%
$30,000 to $34,9991,0907.6%
$35,000 to $39,9997215.0%
$40,000 to $44,9994192.9%
$45,000 to $49,9996544.5%
$50,000 to $59,9991,4089.8%
$60,000 to $74,9991,49410.4%
$75,000 to $99,9991,70011.8%
$100,000 to $124,9991,1758.2%
$125,000 to $149,9995623.9%
$150,000 to $199,9997024.9%
$200,000 or more4473.1%
Median Household Income52,361 
Per Capita Income27,867 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state93 
Compared to U.S.71 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI7014.9%
Public Assistance3282.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,76012.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed14,20865.1%
Unemployed8003.7%
In Armed Forces430.2%
Total Labor Force15,05169.0%
Not in Labor Force6,76931.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,8374,89854.4%
Non-Profit49383237.2%
Self-Employed90356861.4%
Local Government46241352.8%
State Government69675048.1%
Federal Government3413819.8%
Total Private + Self6,7405,46655.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,6852,13344.1%
Total8,4257,59952.6%
Pct. Govt.15.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,83411.4%
Sales and Office Occupations3,21020.0%
Professional, Technical2,79017.4%
Service Occupations2,80617.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1901.2%
All others5,39733.7%
White Collar 48.8%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing3,29420.5%
Health care and social assistance2,40015.0%
Retail trade1,68310.5%
Educational services1,5119.4%
Accommodation and food services1,4559.1%
Construction1,1987.5%
Other services9836.1%
Public administration6584.1%
Transportation and warehousing6323.9%
Finance and insurance5263.3%
Utilities2791.7%
Professional, scientific, technical2751.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2511.6%
Wholesale trade2371.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2361.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1410.9%
Information1130.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction970.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing680.4%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,5484.08%
Puerto Rican120.03%
Cuban910.24%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American9652.55%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan6251.65%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran3400.90%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American40.01%
Argentinean40.01%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic760.20%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese1130.30%
Filipino720.19%
Chinese420.11%
Indian270.07%
Cambodian130.03%
Thai70.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English33,70094.8%
Spanish1,5634.4%
Other Asian940.3%
German, other Germanic660.2%
Chinese420.1%
Vietnamese340.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun150.0%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic90.0%
Tagalog40.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English5,17113.6%
German4,73912.5%
Irish4,10410.8%
American3,7469.9%
Scottish8452.2%
French6171.6%
Italian5981.6%
European5271.4%
Scotch-Irish3410.9%
Dutch2590.7%
Polish2360.6%
Norwegian1240.3%
Welsh1220.3%
Scandinavian620.2%
British610.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen37,12697.9%
Not a citizen7842.1%
Native36,63996.6%
Foreign-born1,2713.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Independence County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,004 4.0%2,334 9.2%9,802 38.6%7,900 31.1%2,948 11.6%1,394 5.5%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,004 4.0%
9-12 Years 2,334 9.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 9,802 38.6%
Some College 7,900 31.1%
Bach. Degree 2,948 11.6%
Grad Degree 1,394 5.5%
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 Independence County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 15,690 14,557 1,133 7.2% 6.8%
1991 15,929 14,701 1,228 7.7% 7.3%
1992 16,167 15,097 1,070 6.6% 7.0%
1993 16,307 15,353 954 5.9% 6.1%
1994 16,520 15,607 913 5.5% 5.4%
1995 16,654 15,645 1,009 6.1% 4.9%
1996 16,842 15,799 1,043 6.2% 5.2%
1997 17,049 16,080 969 5.7% 5.1%
1998 16,910 16,066 844 5.0% 5.1%
1999 17,290 16,476 814 4.7% 4.5%
2000 16,720 15,922 798 4.8% 4.2%
2001 17,028 16,119 909 5.3% 4.8%
2002 16,982 16,034 948 5.6% 5.3%
2003 17,149 16,068 1,081 6.3% 5.8%
2004 17,412 16,330 1,082 6.2% 5.6%
2005 17,699 16,615 1,084 6.1% 5.3%
2006 17,420 16,451 969 5.6% 5.2%
2007 17,161 16,086 1,075 6.3% 5.4%
2008 16,900 15,728 1,172 6.9% 5.4%
2009 16,805 15,349 1,456 8.7% 7.7%
2010 17,042 15,596 1,446 8.5% 7.9%
2011 16,639 15,154 1,485 8.9% 7.9%
2012 16,133 14,708 1,425 8.8% 7.3%
2013 15,889 14,492 1,397 8.8% 7.1%
2014 15,590 14,403 1,187 7.6% 5.9%
2015 15,733 14,731 1,002 6.4% 5.0%
2016 16,039 15,243 796 5.0% 4.0%
2017 16,164 15,471 693 4.3% 3.7%
2018 16,294 15,640 654 4.0% 3.7%
2019 16,580 15,924 656 4.0% 3.5%
2020 16,670 15,711 959 5.8% 6.1%
2021 16,356 15,712 644 3.9% 4.1%
2022 16,589 16,032 557 3.4% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com