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Yell County, AR


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Russellville, AR
Designated Market Area: Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing, Low Education
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 20,129   ( 2,056 from 2010)
Land area: 930.2 square miles
Population density: 21.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:14,761 73.33% 13.3%
Black:3581.78% 24.3%
Indian:1420.71% 11.8%
Asian:2931.46% 4.6%
2+ races:2631.31% 12.9%
Hispanic:4,31221.42% 1.9%
Total non-White:5,36826.67% 3.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:556 13.7
Deaths:65416.1
Net Migration: -95-2.3
Net Immigration: 611.5
Change in White population:-2,259 -10.2
Change in Non-White pop.:203 0.9




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
22,185
17,02076.72%
2881.30%
1270.57%
2801.26%
2331.05%
4,23019.07%
5,16523.28%

2000
21,139
17,65083.49%
2961.40%
1050.50%
1450.69%
2521.19%
2,69112.73%
3,48916.51%

1990
17,759
16,97295.57%
3942.22%
1170.66%
1400.79%
n/a
1360.77%
7874.43%

1980
17,026
16,50196.92%
3391.99%
880.52%
400.23%
n/a
580.34%
5253.08%

1970
14,208
13,73896.69%
3632.55%
140.10%
80.06%
n/a
770.54%
470 3.31%

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

2000's
NumberRate
3,172 15.0
2,24410.6
-781-3.7
1,3416.3
-630 -3.0
1,676 7.9
1990's
NumberRate
2,804 15.8
2,22312.5
6133.5
1000.6
678 3.8
2,702 15.2
1980's
NumberRate
2,334 13.7
2,013 11.8
620 3.6
n/a
471 2.8
262 1.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
2,101 14.8
n/a
2,763 19.4
55 0.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Yell 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
40.0
4,843 24.1%
15,286 75.9%
3,566 17.7%
7,751
2.58
5,500 71.0%
4,085 74.3%
438 8.0%
2,251 29.0%

2010
NumberPercent
37.8
5,831 26.3%
16,354 73.7%
3,417 15.4%
8,219
2.66
5,882 71.6%
4,393 74.7%
528 9.0%
2,337 28.4%

2000
NumberPercent
36.2
5,471 25.9%
15,668 74.1%
3,148 14.9%
7,901
2.62
5,852 74.1%
4,594 78.5%
476 8.1%
2,049 25.9%

1990
NumberPercent
35.4
4,499 25.3%
13,260 74.7%
2,860 16.1%
6,941
2.54
5,174 74.5%
4,355 84.2%
349 6.7%
1,767 25.5%

1980
NumberPercent
34.7
4,696 27.6%
12,330 72.4%
2,864 16.8%
6,266
2.68
4,937 78.8%
4,394 89.0%
201 4.1%
1,329 21.2%

2022 Housing Data for Yell County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units9,293 
Median Value$128,400 
Occupied7,75183.4%
Vacant1,54216.6%
Owned5,31168.5%
Rented2,44031.5%
Median Rent$647 
Single-Family Units6,79273.1%
    Detached6,74072.5%
    Attached520.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units7087.6%
Mobile Homes1,44115.5%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Yell County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004455.7%
$10,000 to $14,9992903.7%
$15,000 to $19,9994796.2%
$20,000 to $24,9993915.0%
$25,000 to $29,9994185.4%
$30,000 to $34,9994626.0%
$35,000 to $39,9992413.1%
$40,000 to $44,9994165.4%
$45,000 to $49,9994075.3%
$50,000 to $59,9996488.4%
$60,000 to $74,99979410.2%
$75,000 to $99,9991,43818.6%
$100,000 to $124,9996188.0%
$125,000 to $149,9993534.6%
$150,000 to $199,9991932.5%
$200,000 or more1582.0%
Median Household Income55,879 
Per Capita Income26,044 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3845.0%
Public Assistance1622.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,03913.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,25563.5%
Unemployed2692.7%
In Armed Forces320.3%
Total Labor Force6,55666.6%
Not in Labor Force3,29533.4%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector3,6522,51659.2%
Non-Profit16335631.4%
Self-Employed62052554.1%
Local Government16525839.0%
State Government20225744.0%
Federal Government1243478.5%
Total Private + Self4,2723,04158.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.65490541.9%
Total4,9263,94655.5%
Pct. Govt.11.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts8169.1%
Sales and Office Occupations1,55517.4%
Professional, Technical1,23813.9%
Service Occupations1,75119.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1882.1%
All others3,57040.0%
White Collar 40.4%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing2,17824.4%
Health care and social assistance1,08212.1%
Retail trade8379.4%
Accommodation and food services7908.8%
Construction6217.0%
Transportation and warehousing5596.3%
Educational services5235.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting4755.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3884.3%
Other services3774.2%
Public administration2512.8%
Utilities1511.7%
Professional, scientific, technical1501.7%
Finance and insurance1471.6%
Information1441.6%
Wholesale trade730.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction710.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing580.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation550.6%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,81513.84%
Puerto Rican4602.26%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican200.10%
Total Central American7403.64%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan340.17%
Honduran270.13%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran6793.34%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American700.34%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian80.04%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian60.03%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American560.28%
Other Hispanic1850.91%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Laotian1140.56%
Hmong520.26%
Korean160.08%
Malaysian30.01%
Thai20.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English15,22479.8%
Spanish3,49818.3%
German, other Germanic1700.9%
Other Asian1610.8%
Tagalog200.1%
Other Indo-European150.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American1,6308.0%
German1,5777.8%
English1,4527.1%
Irish1,3806.8%
Scottish2901.4%
Dutch2831.4%
British2101.0%
Scotch-Irish1971.0%
Italian1920.9%
Portuguese1630.8%
French1390.7%
European1210.6%
Norwegian1150.6%
Welsh1090.5%
Czech750.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen18,88392.8%
Not a citizen1,4597.2%
Native18,22689.6%
Foreign-born2,11610.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Yell County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,220 8.8%1,914 13.8%5,247 37.9%3,563 25.7%1,306 9.4%607 4.4%
  Average years of education: 12.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,220 8.8%
9-12 Years 1,914 13.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,247 37.9%
Some College 3,563 25.7%
Bach. Degree 1,306 9.4%
Grad Degree 607 4.4%
Average years of education: 12.0

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Yell County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 8,669 8,197 472 5.4% 6.8%
1991 8,742 8,289 453 5.2% 7.3%
1992 9,025 8,564 461 5.1% 7.0%
1993 9,147 8,723 424 4.6% 6.1%
1994 9,212 8,844 368 4.0% 5.4%
1995 9,324 8,990 334 3.6% 4.9%
1996 9,498 9,170 328 3.5% 5.2%
1997 9,582 9,188 394 4.1% 5.1%
1998 9,472 9,064 408 4.3% 5.1%
1999 9,447 9,071 376 4.0% 4.5%
2000 9,939 9,547 392 3.9% 4.2%
2001 9,832 9,471 361 3.7% 4.8%
2002 9,848 9,412 436 4.4% 5.3%
2003 9,879 9,369 510 5.2% 5.8%
2004 9,980 9,485 495 5.0% 5.6%
2005 10,562 10,117 445 4.2% 5.3%
2006 10,763 10,273 490 4.6% 5.2%
2007 10,500 10,043 457 4.4% 5.4%
2008 10,517 10,045 472 4.5% 5.4%
2009 10,599 9,740 859 8.1% 7.7%
2010 9,722 8,967 755 7.8% 7.9%
2011 9,604 8,921 683 7.1% 7.9%
2012 9,326 8,725 601 6.4% 7.3%
2013 9,142 8,559 583 6.4% 7.1%
2014 9,128 8,627 501 5.5% 5.9%
2015 9,001 8,551 450 5.0% 5.0%
2016 8,700 8,311 389 4.5% 4.0%
2017 8,571 8,222 349 4.1% 3.7%
2018 8,490 8,138 352 4.1% 3.7%
2019 8,389 8,055 334 4.0% 3.5%
2020 7,997 7,592 405 5.1% 6.1%
2021 7,796 7,478 318 4.1% 4.1%
2022 7,941 7,636 305 3.8% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com