Southwest Region

Demographics

Total Population

352,003

Households

140,505

Median Age

41

Population Growth Rate

0%

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Housing

Total Housing Units

170,549

Owner Occupied

94,328

Renter Occupied

46,177

Vacant

30,044

Median Home Value

$111,278


Average Home Value

$152,311

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Income

Median Household

2019

$41,395

2024

$46,307

Average Household

2019

$57,882

2024

$65,698

Per Capita

2019

$23,256

2024

$26,413

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Commute

Average Commute Time

0 min.

Drive Alone

113,497

Carpooled

16,142

Public

579

Work At Home

3,842

Source:

ESRI, 2019-08-30

Workforce

Workers 16+

138,028

Graduates

High School

72,028

Associates

19,127

Bachelor's

30,848

Graduate

15,727

Total Employed

144,887

Total Businesses

13,225

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

187

Employed

931

Mining

Businesses

61

Employed

1,186

Utilities

Businesses

67

Employed

794

Construction

Businesses

789

Employed

5,158

Manufacturing

Businesses

430

Employed

19,032

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

477

Employed

6,756

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.