Northeast Region

Demographics

Total Population

655,330

Households

259,422

Median Age

41

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Housing

Total Housing Units

307,753

Owner Occupied

172,926

Renter Occupied

86,496

Vacant

48,331

Median Home Value

$111,646


Average Home Value

$146,498

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Income

Median Household

2019

$41,857

2024

$46,463

Average Household

2019

$57,953

2024

$65,444

Per Capita

2019

$23,046

2024

$26,040

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

204,742

Carpooled

27,979

Public

393

Work At Home

8,062

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Workforce

Workers 16+

248,646

Graduates

High School

136,694

Associates

35,484

Bachelor's

53,276

Graduate

30,727

Total Employed

234,581

Total Businesses

22,018

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

595

Employed

3,511

Mining

Businesses

37

Employed

389

Utilities

Businesses

137

Employed

1,685

Construction

Businesses

1,195

Employed

7,131

Manufacturing

Businesses

716

Employed

27,692

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

832

Employed

9,066

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30
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In 1940, 112,050 of 1.95 million Residents in Arkansas had Electricity

In 1937, the first electric cooperative utility pole was erected in Arkansas by First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville, marking the development of a system that now covers 60 percent of the state's land area.