Northwest Region

Demographics

Total Population

1,086,101

Households

418,910

Median Age

38

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Housing

Total Housing Units

482,902

Owner Occupied

273,252

Renter Occupied

145,658

Vacant

63,992

Median Home Value

$147,548


Average Home Value

$188,862

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Income

Median Household

2019

$49,576

2024

$54,363

Average Household

2019

$68,437

2024

$78,055

Per Capita

2019

$26,440

2024

$30,149

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

366,243

Carpooled

47,293

Public

1,563

Work At Home

15,780

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Workforce

Workers 16+

444,350

Graduates

High School

196,735

Associates

49,786

Bachelor's

119,833

Graduate

66,158

Total Employed

467,391

Total Businesses

35,812

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

355

Employed

8,951

Mining

Businesses

87

Employed

952

Utilities

Businesses

146

Employed

2,622

Construction

Businesses

2,342

Employed

18,374

Manufacturing

Businesses

1,322

Employed

52,629

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1,343

Employed

23,748

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30
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.