Central Region

Demographics

Total Population

718,386

Households

287,974

Median Age

38

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Housing

Total Housing Units

319,597

Owner Occupied

179,225

Renter Occupied

108,749

Vacant

31,623

Median Home Value

$165,081


Average Home Value

$204,659

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Income

Median Household

2018

$54,057

2023

$60,122

Average Household

2018

$75,760

2023

$86,018

Per Capita

2018

$30,489

2023

$34,652

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

273,149

Carpooled

31,581

Public

1,888

Work At Home

10,579

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Workforce

Workers 16+

325,509

Graduates

High School

116,020

Associates

38,924

Bachelor's

98,029

Graduate

58,050

Total Employed

400,051

Total Businesses

27,468

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

118

Employed

509

Mining

Businesses

41

Employed

616

Utilities

Businesses

66

Employed

1,907

Construction

Businesses

1,814

Employed

15,742

Manufacturing

Businesses

842

Employed

20,799

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

985

Employed

15,754

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Concern for Community

This is one of the seven principles that guide the electric cooperatives. One way we accomplish this is through programs designed for youth of various ages. From electrical safety programs to the annual Youth Tour to Washington, we are committed to the youth of Arkansas.