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Monroe County, AR


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

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2022 population: 6,564   ( 1,585 from 2010)
Land area: 607.5 square miles
Population density: 10.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:3,526 53.72% 22.5%
Black:2,60239.64% 21.5%
Indian:360.55% 24.1%
Asian:530.81% 47.2%
2+ races:1532.33% 82.1%
Hispanic:1942.96% 47.0%
Total non-White:3,03846.28% 15.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:176 12.9
Deaths:30622.5
Net Migration: -97-7.1
Net Immigration: -4-0.3
Change in White population:-1,023 -12.6
Change in Non-White pop.:-562 -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
8,149
4,54955.82%
3,31440.67%
290.36%
360.44%
841.03%
1321.62%
3,60044.18%

2000
10,254
6,00358.54%
3,96438.66%
250.24%
140.14%
1071.04%
1321.29%
4,25141.46%

1990
11,333
6,85960.52%
4,43439.12%
80.07%
140.12%
n/a
180.16%
4,47439.48%

1980
14,052
8,19558.32%
5,52539.32%
1000.71%
80.06%
n/a
2241.59%
5,85741.68%

1970
15,657
8,74355.84%
6,83843.67%
160.10%
160.10%
n/a
410.26%
6,914 44.16%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,076 10.5
1,18411.5
-1,984-19.3
330.3
-1,454 -14.2
-651 -6.3
1990's
NumberRate
1,716 15.1
1,51613.4
-1,694-14.9
270.2
-856 -7.6
-223 -2.0
1980's
NumberRate
2,192 15.6
1,753 12.5
-3,029 -21.6
n/a
-1,336 -9.5
-1,383 -9.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-2,791 -17.8
n/a
-548 -3.5
-1,057 -6.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Monroe 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
45.8
1,465 22.3%
5,099 77.7%
1,593 24.3%
2,826
2.37
1,565 55.4%
1,043 66.6%
205 13.1%
1,261 44.6%

2010
NumberPercent
44.2
1,840 22.6%
6,309 77.4%
1,541 18.9%
3,481
2.32
2,216 63.7%
1,473 66.5%
287 13.0%
1,265 36.3%

2000
NumberPercent
38.2
2,889 28.2%
7,365 71.8%
1,815 17.7%
4,106
2.46
2,760 67.2%
1,922 69.6%
382 13.8%
1,346 32.8%

1990
NumberPercent
34.5
3,389 29.9%
7,944 70.1%
2,036 18.0%
4,356
2.58
3,030 69.6%
2,253 74.4%
404 13.3%
1,326 30.4%

1980
NumberPercent
30.8
4,639 33.0%
9,413 67.0%
2,251 16.0%
4,959
2.81
3,665 73.9%
2,862 78.1%
392 10.7%
1,294 26.1%

2022 Housing Data for Monroe County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units3,864 
Median Value$84,600 
Occupied2,82673.1%
Vacant1,03826.9%
Owned1,79663.6%
Rented1,03036.4%
Median Rent$543 
Single-Family Units2,60267.3%
    Detached2,57566.6%
    Attached270.7%
Buldings with 5+ Units2666.9%
Mobile Homes60315.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Monroe County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00030810.9%
$10,000 to $14,99932311.4%
$15,000 to $19,9991977.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991314.6%
$25,000 to $29,9992177.7%
$30,000 to $34,999832.9%
$35,000 to $39,9991394.9%
$40,000 to $44,999782.8%
$45,000 to $49,9991224.3%
$50,000 to $59,9991756.2%
$60,000 to $74,9992699.5%
$75,000 to $99,99932511.5%
$100,000 to $124,9992117.5%
$125,000 to $149,9991374.8%
$150,000 to $199,999752.7%
$200,000 or more361.3%
Median Household Income41,786 
Per Capita Income24,117 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state91 
Compared to U.S.70 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2579.1%
Public Assistance451.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps57520.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,99151.4%
Unemployed2847.3%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force2,27558.7%
Not in Labor Force1,60241.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 48.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector78965154.8%
Non-Profit5111630.5%
Self-Employed22110767.4%
Local Government498636.3%
State Government4410030.6%
Federal Government294439.7%
Total Private + Self1,01075857.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.17334633.3%
Total1,1831,10451.7%
Pct. Govt.15.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts28912.5%
Sales and Office Occupations40817.6%
Professional, Technical34514.9%
Service Occupations42218.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing642.8%
All others85436.8%
White Collar 45.0%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing40617.5%
Health care and social assistance33514.5%
Retail trade25010.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting23810.3%
Educational services1687.2%
Transportation and warehousing1596.9%
Other services1355.8%
Public administration1335.7%
Construction964.1%
Accommodation and food services954.1%
Professional, scientific, technical682.9%
Wholesale trade662.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing502.2%
Finance and insurance462.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.271.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation210.9%
Utilities160.7%
Management80.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction10.0%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican00.00%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
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 Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese130.19%
Filipino90.13%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English6,29199.3%
Vietnamese130.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun120.2%
Tagalog90.1%
Spanish60.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic30.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish5778.5%
German5498.1%
American4787.0%
English2673.9%
African1231.8%
Scottish500.7%
French400.6%
French Canadian290.4%
Italian280.4%
Scotch-Irish210.3%
European150.2%
Dutch110.2%
Czech100.1%
Scandinavian90.1%
Swiss80.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen6,77899.9%
Not a citizen90.1%
Native6,76599.7%
Foreign-born220.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Monroe County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
336 7.0%609 12.8%1,961 41.1%1,188 24.9%468 9.8%209 4.4%
  Average years of education: 12.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 336 7.0%
9-12 Years 609 12.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 1,961 41.1%
Some College 1,188 24.9%
Bach. Degree 468 9.8%
Grad Degree 209 4.4%
Average years of education: 12.2

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Monroe County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 4,459 4,119 340 7.6% 6.8%
1991 4,428 3,984 444 10.0% 7.3%
1992 4,429 3,923 506 11.4% 7.0%
1993 4,384 4,044 340 7.8% 6.1%
1994 4,456 4,142 314 7.0% 5.4%
1995 4,338 4,058 280 6.5% 4.9%
1996 4,358 3,985 373 8.6% 5.2%
1997 4,292 3,940 352 8.2% 5.1%
1998 4,120 3,802 318 7.7% 5.1%
1999 4,089 3,807 282 6.9% 4.5%
2000 4,076 3,871 205 5.0% 4.2%
2001 4,016 3,770 246 6.1% 4.8%
2002 4,035 3,748 287 7.1% 5.3%
2003 4,000 3,706 294 7.3% 5.8%
2004 3,831 3,565 266 6.9% 5.6%
2005 3,830 3,574 256 6.7% 5.3%
2006 3,840 3,560 280 7.3% 5.2%
2007 3,846 3,584 262 6.8% 5.4%
2008 3,810 3,568 242 6.4% 5.4%
2009 3,702 3,405 297 8.0% 7.7%
2010 3,410 3,107 303 8.9% 7.9%
2011 3,381 3,075 306 9.1% 7.9%
2012 3,284 3,000 284 8.6% 7.3%
2013 3,141 2,873 268 8.5% 7.1%
2014 3,116 2,911 205 6.6% 5.9%
2015 2,986 2,808 178 6.0% 5.0%
2016 2,886 2,747 139 4.8% 4.0%
2017 2,801 2,681 120 4.3% 3.7%
2018 2,742 2,628 114 4.2% 3.7%
2019 2,754 2,637 117 4.2% 3.5%
2020 2,721 2,539 182 6.7% 6.1%
2021 2,610 2,469 141 5.4% 4.1%
2022 2,556 2,443 113 4.4% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com