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Scott County, AR


Designated Market Area: Fort Smith, AR-OK
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Education
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 9,805   ( 1,428 from 2010)
Land area: 892.8 square miles
Population density: 11.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:8,119 82.80% 15.3%
Black:840.86% 64.7%
Indian:2132.17% 12.1%
Asian:2812.87% 26.4%
2+ races:2732.78% 14.7%
Hispanic:8358.52% 6.8%
Total non-White:1,68617.20% 2.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:271 13.8
Deaths:38619.6
Net Migration: 864.4
Net Immigration: 00.0
Change in White population:-1,468 -13.1
Change in Non-White pop.:40 0.4




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
11,233
9,58785.35%
510.45%
1901.69%
3823.40%
2382.12%
7826.96%
1,64614.65%

2000
10,996
9,95390.51%
240.22%
1531.39%
1050.95%
1311.19%
6285.71%
1,0439.49%

1990
10,205
10,00398.02%
00.00%
670.66%
1071.05%
n/a
280.27%
2021.98%

1980
9,685
9,44397.50%
30.03%
1221.26%
40.04%
n/a
1131.17%
2422.50%

1970
8,207
8,18299.70%
120.15%
80.10%
20.02%
n/a
00.00%
25 0.30%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,318 12.0
1,15510.5
-285-2.6
3092.8
-366 -3.3
603 5.5
1990's
NumberRate
1,296 12.7
1,27212.5
4854.8
70.1
-50 -0.5
841 8.2
1980's
NumberRate
1,249 12.9
1,165 12.0
478 4.9
n/a
560 5.8
-40 -0.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
1,170 14.3
n/a
1,261 15.4
217 2.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Scott 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
42.8
2,293 23.4%
7,512 76.6%
2,054 20.9%
3,901
2.51
2,671 68.5%
2,208 82.7%
156 5.8%
1,230 31.5%

2010
NumberPercent
39.8
2,883 25.7%
8,350 74.3%
1,915 17.0%
4,368
2.55
3,027 69.3%
2,359 77.9%
250 8.3%
1,341 30.7%

2000
NumberPercent
36.9
2,929 26.6%
8,067 73.4%
1,612 14.7%
4,341
2.51
3,147 72.5%
2,638 83.8%
189 6.0%
1,194 27.5%

1990
NumberPercent
36.3
2,596 25.4%
7,609 74.6%
1,716 16.8%
3,934
2.56
3,037 77.2%
2,674 88.0%
141 4.6%
897 22.8%

1980
NumberPercent
35.4
2,729 28.2%
6,956 71.8%
1,618 16.7%
3,563
2.70
2,853 80.1%
2,593 90.9%
80 2.8%
710 19.9%

2022 Housing Data for Scott County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,880 
Median Value$97,600 
Occupied3,90179.9%
Vacant97920.1%
Owned2,89774.3%
Rented1,00425.7%
Median Rent$702 
Single-Family Units3,69075.6%
    Detached3,67475.3%
    Attached160.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units1833.8%
Mobile Homes80716.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Scott County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001844.7%
$10,000 to $14,9992827.2%
$15,000 to $19,9992466.3%
$20,000 to $24,9992055.3%
$25,000 to $29,9993689.4%
$30,000 to $34,9992626.7%
$35,000 to $39,9992426.2%
$40,000 to $44,9991403.6%
$45,000 to $49,9993128.0%
$50,000 to $59,9992055.3%
$60,000 to $74,99950613.0%
$75,000 to $99,9993067.8%
$100,000 to $124,9992887.4%
$125,000 to $149,9991724.4%
$150,000 to $199,9991353.5%
$200,000 or more481.2%
Median Household Income45,340 
Per Capita Income23,086 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2897.4%
Public Assistance611.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps57614.8%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed3,48165.8%
Unemployed1683.2%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force3,64969.0%
Not in Labor Force1,63831.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,5571,37953.0%
Non-Profit459831.5%
Self-Employed2719773.6%
Local Government19614457.6%
State Government5812531.7%
Federal Government496045.0%
Total Private + Self1,8281,47655.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.34842744.9%
Total2,1761,90353.3%
Pct. Govt.15.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts3588.8%
Sales and Office Occupations78319.2%
Professional, Technical73017.9%
Service Occupations60514.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1603.9%
All others1,60339.3%
White Collar 45.9%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,04425.6%
Health care and social assistance70417.3%
Retail trade3348.2%
Educational services2626.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2506.1%
Construction1874.6%
Finance and insurance1844.5%
Public administration1844.5%
Professional, scientific, technical1704.2%
Transportation and warehousing1603.9%
Accommodation and food services1433.5%
Wholesale trade1423.5%
Other services842.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.781.9%
Utilities421.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction320.8%
Information320.8%
Management260.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing210.5%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7597.69%
Puerto Rican460.47%
Cuban80.08%
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 Hispanic70.07%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese530.54%
Laotian100.10%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English8,82194.1%
Spanish4735.0%
Vietnamese530.6%
Other Asian150.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic100.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
Irish1,18512.0%
American1,05810.7%
English9669.8%
German5365.4%
Polish700.7%
Italian690.7%
French610.6%
Dutch590.6%
European580.6%
Scottish570.6%
Norwegian460.5%
Dutch West Indian350.4%
Scotch-Irish330.3%
British230.2%
Welsh120.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen9,76999.0%
Not a citizen1021.0%
Native9,55396.8%
Foreign-born3183.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Scott County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
424 6.1%693 10.0%2,880 41.7%2,080 30.1%638 9.2%194 2.8%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 424 6.1%
9-12 Years 693 10.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,880 41.7%
Some College 2,080 30.1%
Bach. Degree 638 9.2%
Grad Degree 194 2.8%
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 Scott County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 4,738 4,413 325 6.9% 6.8%
1991 4,811 4,568 243 5.1% 7.3%
1992 4,887 4,691 196 4.0% 7.0%
1993 5,027 4,839 188 3.7% 6.1%
1994 4,998 4,834 164 3.3% 5.4%
1995 4,957 4,801 156 3.1% 4.9%
1996 4,998 4,833 165 3.3% 5.2%
1997 4,973 4,831 142 2.9% 5.1%
1998 4,937 4,778 159 3.2% 5.1%
1999 4,994 4,861 133 2.7% 4.5%
2000 4,937 4,767 170 3.4% 4.2%
2001 4,806 4,613 193 4.0% 4.8%
2002 4,890 4,678 212 4.3% 5.3%
2003 4,748 4,523 225 4.7% 5.8%
2004 4,583 4,351 232 5.1% 5.6%
2005 4,647 4,435 212 4.6% 5.3%
2006 4,869 4,651 218 4.5% 5.2%
2007 4,813 4,588 225 4.7% 5.4%
2008 4,827 4,599 228 4.7% 5.4%
2009 4,894 4,564 330 6.7% 7.7%
2010 4,756 4,434 322 6.8% 7.9%
2011 4,855 4,529 326 6.7% 7.9%
2012 4,710 4,409 301 6.4% 7.3%
2013 4,656 4,373 283 6.1% 7.1%
2014 4,614 4,388 226 4.9% 5.9%
2015 4,546 4,333 213 4.7% 5.0%
2016 4,469 4,305 164 3.7% 4.0%
2017 4,440 4,285 155 3.5% 3.7%
2018 4,391 4,233 158 3.6% 3.7%
2019 4,330 4,184 146 3.4% 3.5%
2020 4,354 4,159 195 4.5% 6.1%
2021 4,173 4,030 143 3.4% 4.1%
2022 4,230 4,111 119 2.8% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com