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Poinsett County, AR


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Jonesboro, AR
Designated Market Area: Memphis, TN-AR-MO-MS
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 22,495   ( 2,088 from 2010)
Land area: 758.3 square miles
Population density: 29.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:19,105 84.93% 12.7%
Black:1,8828.37% 6.7%
Indian:850.38% 51.8%
Asian:840.37% 71.4%
2+ races:4812.14% 71.8%
Hispanic:8583.81% 58.0%
Total non-White:3,39015.07% 25.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:665 14.5
Deaths:91419.9
Net Migration: -264-5.7
Net Immigration: 270.6
Change in White population:-2,776 -11.3
Change in Non-White pop.:688 2.8




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
24,583
21,88189.01%
1,7647.18%
560.23%
490.20%
2801.14%
5432.21%
2,70210.99%

2000
25,614
23,17290.47%
1,8157.09%
480.19%
440.17%
1630.64%
3661.43%
2,4429.53%

1990
24,664
22,63991.79%
1,8427.47%
710.29%
260.11%
n/a
860.35%
2,0258.21%

1980
27,032
25,04292.64%
1,8206.73%
530.20%
20.01%
n/a
1150.43%
1,9907.36%

1970
26,822
24,41691.03%
2,3118.62%
200.07%
90.03%
n/a
540.20%
2,406 8.97%

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

2000's
NumberRate
3,294 12.9
2,93111.4
-1,304-5.1
1430.6
-1,291 -5.0
260 1.0
1990's
NumberRate
3,580 14.5
3,10212.6
-328-1.3
190.1
533 2.2
417 1.7
1980's
NumberRate
3,857 14.3
2,885 10.7
-3,139 -11.6
n/a
-2,403 -8.9
35 0.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-2,038 -7.6
n/a
626 2.3
-416 -1.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Poinsett 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
39.9
5,496 24.4%
16,999 75.6%
4,200 18.7%
9,082
2.49
5,833 64.2%
3,922 67.2%
702 12.0%
3,249 35.8%

2010
NumberPercent
39.8
5,959 24.2%
18,624 75.8%
3,900 15.9%
9,754
2.49
6,796 69.7%
4,757 70.0%
771 11.3%
2,958 30.3%

2000
NumberPercent
36.5
6,648 26.0%
18,966 74.0%
3,640 14.2%
9,971
2.53
7,193 72.1%
5,552 77.2%
699 9.7%
2,778 27.9%

1990
NumberPercent
34.7
6,649 27.0%
18,015 73.0%
3,773 15.3%
9,473
2.58
7,232 76.3%
5,840 80.8%
596 8.2%
2,241 23.7%

1980
NumberPercent
30.8
8,289 30.7%
18,743 69.3%
3,460 12.8%
9,555
2.81
7,653 80.1%
6,494 84.9%
533 7.0%
1,902 19.9%

2022 Housing Data for Poinsett County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units10,415 
Median Value$93,900 
Occupied9,08287.2%
Vacant1,33312.8%
Owned5,77863.6%
Rented3,30436.4%
Median Rent$642 
Single-Family Units7,87575.6%
    Detached7,79274.8%
    Attached830.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units2612.5%
Mobile Homes1,29712.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Poinsett County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006907.6%
$10,000 to $14,9997618.4%
$15,000 to $19,9996437.1%
$20,000 to $24,9997758.5%
$25,000 to $29,9995165.7%
$30,000 to $34,9993043.3%
$35,000 to $39,9994915.4%
$40,000 to $44,9994925.4%
$45,000 to $49,9992492.7%
$50,000 to $59,99994910.4%
$60,000 to $74,9997398.1%
$75,000 to $99,99990510.0%
$100,000 to $124,9998098.9%
$125,000 to $149,9992152.4%
$150,000 to $199,9992883.2%
$200,000 or more2562.8%
Median Household Income43,440 
Per Capita Income24,807 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state95 
Compared to U.S.73 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI91910.1%
Public Assistance2282.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,97121.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed8,27361.8%
Unemployed4603.4%
In Armed Forces30.0%
Total Labor Force8,73665.2%
Not in Labor Force4,65534.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 38.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector3,7952,91256.6%
Non-Profit9032022.0%
Self-Employed69929370.5%
Local Government27445337.7%
State Government10243718.9%
Federal Government92625.7%
Total Private + Self4,4943,20558.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4751,23627.8%
Total4,9694,44152.8%
Pct. Govt.13.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,13912.1%
Sales and Office Occupations1,77018.8%
Professional, Technical1,40714.9%
Service Occupations1,56316.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3113.3%
All others3,54037.6%
White Collar 45.8%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,74518.5%
Retail trade1,21412.9%
Health care and social assistance1,21212.9%
Educational services8869.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting6476.9%
Other services5565.9%
Transportation and warehousing5275.6%
Construction5205.5%
Accommodation and food services4304.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3894.1%
Wholesale trade3253.5%
Public administration2762.9%
Finance and insurance2752.9%
Professional, scientific, technical1992.1%
Utilities1131.2%
Information560.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing430.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction60.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican6282.73%
Puerto Rican1280.56%
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 Hispanic660.29%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino20.01%
Vietnamese20.01%
Indian10.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English21,03497.8%
Spanish3971.8%
French, Haitian, Cajun590.3%
Other Asian150.1%
Tagalog20.0%
Vietnamese20.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American4,97421.6%
Irish2,58311.2%
German1,9418.4%
English1,7957.8%
Dutch2321.0%
French2060.9%
Scottish1630.7%
Italian1610.7%
European1560.7%
Celtic1300.6%
Scotch-Irish930.4%
British840.4%
French Canadian600.3%
Swiss600.3%
Norwegian580.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen22,82699.3%
Not a citizen1710.7%
Native22,75799.0%
Foreign-born2401.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Poinsett County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,282 8.2%1,563 10.0%7,326 46.9%3,651 23.4%1,297 8.3%507 3.2%
  Average years of education: 12.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,282 8.2%
9-12 Years 1,563 10.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 7,326 46.9%
Some College 3,651 23.4%
Bach. Degree 1,297 8.3%
Grad Degree 507 3.2%
Average years of education: 12.1

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Poinsett County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 11,259 10,172 1,087 9.7% 6.8%
1991 10,857 9,865 992 9.1% 7.3%
1992 10,919 10,075 844 7.7% 7.0%
1993 11,010 9,999 1,011 9.2% 6.1%
1994 11,059 10,295 764 6.9% 5.4%
1995 11,066 10,408 658 5.9% 4.9%
1996 11,210 10,469 741 6.6% 5.2%
1997 10,965 10,279 686 6.3% 5.1%
1998 10,693 9,887 806 7.5% 5.1%
1999 10,675 10,031 644 6.0% 4.5%
2000 11,451 10,914 537 4.7% 4.2%
2001 11,381 10,578 803 7.1% 4.8%
2002 11,340 10,517 823 7.3% 5.3%
2003 11,290 10,476 814 7.2% 5.8%
2004 11,250 10,543 707 6.3% 5.6%
2005 11,380 10,623 757 6.7% 5.3%
2006 11,204 10,448 756 6.7% 5.2%
2007 10,779 9,986 793 7.4% 5.4%
2008 10,657 9,979 678 6.4% 5.4%
2009 10,498 9,579 919 8.8% 7.7%
2010 10,722 9,758 964 9.0% 7.9%
2011 10,755 9,775 980 9.1% 7.9%
2012 10,423 9,556 867 8.3% 7.3%
2013 10,198 9,360 838 8.2% 7.1%
2014 10,177 9,489 688 6.8% 5.9%
2015 10,105 9,548 557 5.5% 5.0%
2016 10,108 9,675 433 4.3% 4.0%
2017 10,270 9,839 431 4.2% 3.7%
2018 10,137 9,751 386 3.8% 3.7%
2019 10,033 9,688 345 3.4% 3.5%
2020 9,919 9,374 545 5.5% 6.1%
2021 9,801 9,418 383 3.9% 4.1%
2022 9,990 9,652 338 3.4% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com