Northeast Region

Demographics

Total Population

648,858

Households

256,797

Median Age

40

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Housing

Total Housing Units

302,332

Owner Occupied

168,707

Renter Occupied

88,090

Vacant

45,535

Median Home Value

$97,144


Average Home Value

$130,120

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Income

Median Household

2017

$36,621

2022

$40,142

Average Household

2017

$51,213

2022

$56,342

Per Capita

2017

$20,771

2022

$22,806

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

198,292

Carpooled

26,670

Public

461

Work At Home

7,659

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Workforce

Workers 16+

241,173

Graduates

High School

136,066

Associates

28,566

Bachelor's

46,754

Graduate

26,660

Total Employed

250,601

Total Businesses

25,263

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

402

Employed

2,733

Mining

Businesses

44

Employed

406

Utilities

Businesses

178

Employed

2,422

Construction

Businesses

1,629

Employed

9,004

Manufacturing

Businesses

733

Employed

29,835

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1,003

Employed

10,815

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01
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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.