Northwest Region

Demographics

Total Population

1,049,010

Households

404,282

Median Age

37

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Housing

Total Housing Units

465,913

Owner Occupied

266,959

Renter Occupied

137,323

Vacant

61,631

Median Home Value

$139,425


Average Home Value

$179,040

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Income

Median Household

2017

$43,363

2022

$46,755

Average Household

2017

$62,372

2022

$69,991

Per Capita

2017

$24,346

2022

$27,260

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

350,906

Carpooled

47,595

Public

1,739

Work At Home

16,423

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Workforce

Workers 16+

429,730

Graduates

High School

184,581

Associates

46,046

Bachelor's

103,020

Graduate

59,015

Total Employed

483,602

Total Businesses

36,528

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

373

Employed

4,295

Mining

Businesses

86

Employed

1,052

Utilities

Businesses

166

Employed

2,775

Construction

Businesses

2,446

Employed

19,338

Manufacturing

Businesses

1,313

Employed

64,034

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1,564

Employed

28,914

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22
Fast Fact Image

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.