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Lawrence County, AR


Designated Market Area: Jonesboro, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 16,205   ( 1,210 from 2010)
Land area: 587.5 square miles
Population density: 27.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:15,285 94.32% 9.3%
Black:1921.18% 43.3%
Indian:970.60% 59.0%
Asian:760.47% 192.3%
2+ races:2671.65% 42.8%
Hispanic:2881.78% 82.3%
Total non-White:9205.68% 62.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:418 12.9
Deaths:61819.1
Net Migration: 1875.8
Net Immigration: 90.3
Change in White population:-1,563 -9.0
Change in Non-White pop.:353 2.0




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
17,415
16,84896.74%
1340.77%
610.35%
260.15%
1871.07%
1580.91%
5673.26%

2000
17,774
17,30597.36%
780.44%
890.50%
110.06%
1670.94%
1210.68%
4692.64%

1990
17,457
17,16698.33%
810.46%
1520.87%
310.18%
n/a
270.15%
2911.67%

1980
18,447
18,26098.99%
360.20%
900.49%
180.10%
n/a
400.22%
1871.01%

1970
16,320
16,13898.88%
1480.91%
40.02%
100.06%
n/a
180.11%
182 1.12%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,973 11.1
2,00511.3
-798-4.5
390.2
-457 -2.6
98 0.6
1990's
NumberRate
2,266 13.0
2,37913.6
-183-1.0
10.0
139 0.8
178 1.0
1980's
NumberRate
2,495 13.5
2,232 12.1
-1,198 -6.5
n/a
-1,094 -5.9
104 0.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
1,356 8.3
n/a
2,122 13.0
5 0.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Lawrence 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
39.8
3,650 22.5%
12,555 77.5%
3,062 18.9%
6,359
2.47
4,241 66.7%
3,101 73.1%
512 12.1%
2,118 33.3%

2010
NumberPercent
40.9
3,992 22.9%
13,423 77.1%
3,160 18.1%
6,938
2.42
4,760 68.6%
3,699 77.7%
402 8.4%
2,178 31.4%

2000
NumberPercent
38.3
4,242 23.9%
13,532 76.1%
3,105 17.5%
7,144
2.41
5,031 70.4%
4,136 82.2%
392 7.8%
2,113 29.6%

1990
NumberPercent
36.5
4,339 24.9%
13,118 75.1%
3,261 18.7%
6,850
2.49
5,065 73.9%
4,289 84.7%
310 6.1%
1,785 26.1%

1980
NumberPercent
33.5
5,144 27.9%
13,303 72.1%
3,103 16.8%
6,827
2.65
5,381 78.8%
4,784 88.9%
245 4.6%
1,446 21.2%

2022 Housing Data for Lawrence County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,556 
Median Value$84,300 
Occupied6,35984.2%
Vacant1,19715.8%
Owned4,27467.2%
Rented2,08532.8%
Median Rent$690 
Single-Family Units5,93078.5%
    Detached5,86077.6%
    Attached700.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units2112.8%
Mobile Homes88411.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lawrence County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003465.4%
$10,000 to $14,9994857.6%
$15,000 to $19,9993705.8%
$20,000 to $24,9994547.1%
$25,000 to $29,9994807.5%
$30,000 to $34,9994206.6%
$35,000 to $39,9993645.7%
$40,000 to $44,9993435.4%
$45,000 to $49,9992704.2%
$50,000 to $59,9994406.9%
$60,000 to $74,9995498.6%
$75,000 to $99,99985113.4%
$100,000 to $124,9994256.7%
$125,000 to $149,9991993.1%
$150,000 to $199,9991562.5%
$200,000 or more2073.3%
Median Household Income43,606 
Per Capita Income25,301 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.71 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI6179.7%
Public Assistance1272.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,04516.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,99560.8%
Unemployed4374.4%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force6,43265.2%
Not in Labor Force3,42634.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 39.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,3201,68158.0%
Non-Profit23827646.3%
Self-Employed62618677.1%
Local Government10031024.4%
State Government17138630.7%
Federal Government1493481.4%
Total Private + Self2,9461,86761.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.6581,00639.5%
Total3,6042,87355.6%
Pct. Govt.17.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5198.0%
Sales and Office Occupations1,31620.3%
Professional, Technical1,12917.4%
Service Occupations1,04416.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1933.0%
All others2,48438.3%
White Collar 45.7%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,03816.0%
Health care and social assistance91314.1%
Retail trade73811.4%
Educational services70810.9%
Construction5218.0%
Transportation and warehousing4066.3%
Accommodation and food services3996.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3966.1%
Other services3325.1%
Public administration2694.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1923.0%
Finance and insurance1892.9%
Wholesale trade1302.0%
Professional, scientific, technical891.4%
Utilities851.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction380.6%
Information200.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation200.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing90.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1831.13%
Puerto Rican580.36%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American180.11%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian10.01%
Salvadoran170.10%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American260.16%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian40.02%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan220.14%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic30.02%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino90.06%
Indonesian10.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English15,00798.1%
Spanish1891.2%
Other Indo-European520.3%
German, other Germanic310.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun100.1%
Other Asian70.0%
Tagalog50.0%
Arabic20.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American2,68116.5%
English2,38614.7%
German1,67610.3%
Irish1,63810.1%
Scottish3031.9%
Italian2171.3%
Dutch1611.0%
Polish1270.8%
French1090.7%
Scotch-Irish1000.6%
European970.6%
Swedish750.5%
Norwegian590.4%
Northern European430.3%
African410.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen16,09799.0%
Not a citizen1611.0%
Native16,06898.8%
Foreign-born1901.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lawrence County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
652 6.0%1,289 11.8%4,111 37.5%3,480 31.8%957 8.7%461 4.2%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 652 6.0%
9-12 Years 1,289 11.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,111 37.5%
Some College 3,480 31.8%
Bach. Degree 957 8.7%
Grad Degree 461 4.2%
Average years of education: 12.4

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Lawrence County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 7,774 6,941 833 10.7% 6.8%
1991 7,559 6,835 724 9.6% 7.3%
1992 7,692 7,047 645 8.4% 7.0%
1993 7,917 7,349 568 7.2% 6.1%
1994 7,904 7,398 506 6.4% 5.4%
1995 7,752 7,301 451 5.8% 4.9%
1996 7,953 7,330 623 7.8% 5.2%
1997 7,845 7,322 523 6.7% 5.1%
1998 7,690 7,095 595 7.7% 5.1%
1999 7,436 6,952 484 6.5% 4.5%
2000 7,870 7,457 413 5.2% 4.2%
2001 7,816 7,314 502 6.4% 4.8%
2002 7,902 7,360 542 6.9% 5.3%
2003 7,781 7,133 648 8.3% 5.8%
2004 7,558 6,961 597 7.9% 5.6%
2005 7,451 6,892 559 7.5% 5.3%
2006 7,379 6,873 506 6.9% 5.2%
2007 7,303 6,795 508 7.0% 5.4%
2008 7,213 6,704 509 7.1% 5.4%
2009 7,289 6,628 661 9.1% 7.7%
2010 7,433 6,752 681 9.2% 7.9%
2011 7,474 6,772 702 9.4% 7.9%
2012 7,300 6,664 636 8.7% 7.3%
2013 7,188 6,567 621 8.6% 7.1%
2014 7,129 6,625 504 7.1% 5.9%
2015 7,075 6,655 420 5.9% 5.0%
2016 6,929 6,628 301 4.3% 4.0%
2017 6,867 6,605 262 3.8% 3.7%
2018 6,825 6,559 266 3.9% 3.7%
2019 6,841 6,560 281 4.1% 3.5%
2020 6,786 6,369 417 6.1% 6.1%
2021 6,709 6,419 290 4.3% 4.1%
2022 6,841 6,597 244 3.6% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com