Northwest Region

Demographics

Total Population

1,034,341

Households

398,215

Median Age

37

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Housing

Total Housing Units

459,771

Owner Occupied

259,414

Renter Occupied

138,801

Vacant

61,556

Median Home Value

$132,909


Average Home Value

$170,241

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Income

Median Household

2017

$42,306

2022

$48,628

Average Household

2017

$59,924

2022

$66,402

Per Capita

2017

$23,372

2022

$25,816

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

344,017

Carpooled

47,169

Public

1,661

Work At Home

15,680

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

Workforce

Workers 16+

421,976

Graduates

High School

191,140

Associates

40,388

Bachelor's

98,260

Graduate

56,519

Total Employed

512,547

Total Businesses

40,561

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

425

Employed

3,021

Mining

Businesses

92

Employed

966

Utilities

Businesses

183

Employed

2,878

Construction

Businesses

3,183

Employed

21,198

Manufacturing

Businesses

1,372

Employed

65,961

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

1,672

Employed

31,472

Source:

ESRI, 2017-06-01

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.