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Jefferson County, AR


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Pine Bluff, AR
Designated Market Area: Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 64,246   ( 13,189 from 2010)
Land area: 872.4 square miles
Population density: 73.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:24,228 37.71% 24.4%
Black:36,55756.90% 14.0%
Indian:2160.34% 7.5%
Asian:6721.05% 11.3%
2+ races:8511.32% 3.3%
Hispanic:1,7222.68% 41.3%
Total non-White:40,01862.29% 11.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,715 12.7
Deaths:2,31617.2
Net Migration: -2,493-18.5
Net Immigration: 870.6
Change in White population:-7,822 -10.1
Change in Non-White pop.:-5,367 -6.9




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
77,435
32,05041.39%
42,48554.87%
2010.26%
6040.78%
8241.06%
1,2191.57%
45,38558.61%

2000
84,278
40,47548.03%
41,62349.39%
1920.23%
5660.67%
5710.68%
8100.96%
43,80351.97%

1990
85,487
47,81855.94%
36,69042.92%
3900.46%
2380.28%
n/a
3510.41%
37,66944.06%

1980
90,718
52,87358.28%
36,37140.09%
2230.25%
2640.29%
n/a
9721.07%
37,84541.72%

1970
85,329
49,95258.54%
34,75640.73%
240.03%
910.11%
n/a
4190.49%
35,377 41.46%

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

2000's
NumberRate
10,682 12.7
8,0589.6
-8,428-10.0
6350.8
-8,425 -10.0
1,582 1.9
1990's
NumberRate
13,108 15.3
9,46111.1
-8,471-9.9
3000.4
-7,343 -8.6
6,134 7.2
1980's
NumberRate
14,764 16.3
8,838 9.7
-10,393 -11.5
n/a
-5,055 -5.6
-176 -0.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-3,465 -4.1
n/a
2,921 3.4
2,468 2.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Jefferson 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
39.5
14,390 22.4%
49,856 77.6%
11,816 18.4%
24,278
2.51
15,093 62.2%
9,430 62.5%
2,128 14.1%
9,185 37.8%

2010
NumberPercent
37.4
18,428 23.8%
59,007 76.2%
10,255 13.2%
28,873
2.49
19,416 67.2%
11,749 60.5%
3,445 17.7%
9,457 32.8%

2000
NumberPercent
35.1
21,986 26.1%
62,292 73.9%
10,803 12.8%
30,555
2.58
21,635 70.8%
14,939 69.1%
3,450 15.9%
8,920 29.2%

1990
NumberPercent
31.9
24,109 28.2%
61,378 71.8%
11,495 13.4%
29,955
2.71
22,091 73.7%
16,658 75.4%
2,662 12.1%
7,864 26.3%

1980
NumberPercent
28.6
28,265 31.2%
62,453 68.8%
11,054 12.2%
30,686
2.86
23,549 76.7%
18,770 79.7%
2,406 10.2%
7,137 23.3%

2022 Housing Data for Jefferson County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units30,767 
Median Value$105,300 
Occupied24,27878.9%
Vacant6,48921.1%
Owned15,37163.3%
Rented8,90736.7%
Median Rent$820 
Single-Family Units22,34872.6%
    Detached22,09771.8%
    Attached2510.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units3,09210.0%
Mobile Homes3,70712.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jefferson County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,9978.2%
$10,000 to $14,9991,4706.1%
$15,000 to $19,9991,7547.2%
$20,000 to $24,9991,6897.0%
$25,000 to $29,9999994.1%
$30,000 to $34,9991,2215.0%
$35,000 to $39,9991,2705.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991,2645.2%
$45,000 to $49,9991,1144.6%
$50,000 to $59,9991,7987.4%
$60,000 to $74,9992,3879.8%
$75,000 to $99,9992,80211.5%
$100,000 to $124,9991,7977.4%
$125,000 to $149,9998903.7%
$150,000 to $199,9991,1304.7%
$200,000 or more6962.9%
Median Household Income46,855 
Per Capita Income24,571 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state98 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,74011.3%
Public Assistance1,6766.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps4,11817.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed23,14155.6%
Unemployed2,1385.1%
In Armed Forces90.0%
Total Labor Force25,28860.7%
Not in Labor Force16,36239.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 44.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector7,9637,60551.1%
Non-Profit5321,24729.9%
Self-Employed1,0751,00051.8%
Local Government9681,29242.8%
State Government9271,70535.2%
Federal Government67248258.2%
Total Private + Self9,0388,60551.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.3,0994,72639.6%
Total12,13713,33147.7%
Pct. Govt.23.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,4459.6%
Sales and Office Occupations4,61018.1%
Professional, Technical5,49821.6%
Service Occupations5,47121.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3151.2%
All others7,46629.3%
White Collar 49.2%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing4,07016.0%
Health care and social assistance3,92915.4%
Retail trade2,94211.5%
Public administration2,5169.9%
Educational services2,4339.5%
Accommodation and food services1,5896.2%
Other services1,4205.6%
Transportation and warehousing1,0774.2%
Construction8953.5%
Finance and insurance8933.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.8453.3%
Professional, scientific, technical7352.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4071.6%
Utilities4031.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing3811.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3791.5%
Wholesale trade3761.5%
Information1500.6%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction420.2%
Management80.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,2241.83%
Puerto Rican2870.43%
Cuban580.09%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
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 Hispanic210.03%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2640.39%
Vietnamese870.13%
Filipino740.11%
Bangladeshi600.09%
Korean250.04%
Laotian110.02%
Chinese20.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English60,64796.3%
Spanish1,3932.2%
Other Indo-European4350.7%
Tagalog1360.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun930.1%
Other730.1%
Vietnamese650.1%
Arabic350.1%
German, other Germanic310.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English5,7278.6%
African3,1784.7%
American2,5683.8%
Irish2,4323.6%
German2,0813.1%
European6721.0%
Italian5750.9%
Scotch-Irish3450.5%
Scottish2540.4%
Dutch2490.4%
French2110.3%
British1570.2%
Polish1330.2%
Czech1140.2%
Swedish1010.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen66,34099.1%
Not a citizen5940.9%
Native65,74298.2%
Foreign-born1,1921.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jefferson County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,512 3.3%3,477 7.6%19,330 42.3%12,175 26.6%6,384 14.0%2,826 6.2%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,512 3.3%
9-12 Years 3,477 7.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 19,330 42.3%
Some College 12,175 26.6%
Bach. Degree 6,384 14.0%
Grad Degree 2,826 6.2%
Average years of education: 12.9

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Jefferson County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 38,193 34,757 3,436 9.0% 6.8%
1991 37,977 33,746 4,231 11.1% 7.3%
1992 38,175 33,987 4,188 11.0% 7.0%
1993 37,391 33,877 3,514 9.4% 6.1%
1994 37,243 33,899 3,344 9.0% 5.4%
1995 37,063 34,238 2,825 7.6% 4.9%
1996 37,276 34,517 2,759 7.4% 5.2%
1997 37,035 34,075 2,960 8.0% 5.1%
1998 37,144 34,101 3,043 8.2% 5.1%
1999 37,020 34,221 2,799 7.6% 4.5%
2000 35,952 33,898 2,054 5.7% 4.2%
2001 35,731 33,348 2,383 6.7% 4.8%
2002 35,784 33,076 2,708 7.6% 5.3%
2003 36,008 33,192 2,816 7.8% 5.8%
2004 36,537 33,720 2,817 7.7% 5.6%
2005 36,714 33,914 2,800 7.6% 5.3%
2006 35,975 33,116 2,859 7.9% 5.2%
2007 35,111 32,441 2,670 7.6% 5.4%
2008 34,882 32,236 2,646 7.6% 5.4%
2009 35,472 32,033 3,439 9.7% 7.7%
2010 33,924 30,505 3,419 10.1% 7.9%
2011 33,538 29,954 3,584 10.7% 7.9%
2012 32,576 29,435 3,141 9.6% 7.3%
2013 31,183 28,041 3,142 10.1% 7.1%
2014 29,713 27,170 2,543 8.6% 5.9%
2015 28,882 26,872 2,010 7.0% 5.0%
2016 28,373 26,779 1,594 5.6% 4.0%
2017 28,037 26,569 1,468 5.2% 3.7%
2018 28,032 26,580 1,452 5.2% 3.7%
2019 27,664 26,162 1,502 5.4% 3.5%
2020 27,398 25,194 2,204 8.0% 6.1%
2021 26,081 24,379 1,702 6.5% 4.1%
2022 25,654 24,318 1,336 5.2% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com