State of Arkansas

Demographics

Total Population

3,041,640

Households

1,196,716

Median Age

39

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Housing

Total Housing Units

1,387,782

Owner Occupied

785,914

Renter Occupied

410,802

Vacant

191,066

Median Home Value

$126,274


Average Home Value

$161,916

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Income

Median Household

2017

$42,205

2022

$45,101

Average Household

2017

$60,425

2022

$67,246

Per Capita

2017

$24,231

2022

$26,913

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Commute

Average Commute Time

22 min.

Drive Alone

1,021,276

Carpooled

133,432

Public

5,462

Work At Home

39,656

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Workforce

Workers 16+

1,236,999

Graduates

High School

560,476

Associates

146,346

Bachelor's

290,016

Graduate

165,099

Total Employed

1,404,296

Total Businesses

109,449

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1,185

Employed

9,803

Mining

Businesses

234

Employed

3,391

Utilities

Businesses

534

Employed

8,523

Construction

Businesses

6,926

Employed

51,054

Manufacturing

Businesses

3,555

Employed

145,396

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

4,450

Employed

66,191

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.