State of Arkansas

State of Arkansas

Population

Total Population

3,116,869

Population
Growth Rate

0.59%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

50.800

Quality of Life

A Diverse and Vibrant Culture

With a four-season, temperate climate and stunning natural attractions, Arkansas is one of the world’s foremost destinations for hunting, fishing, and the silent sports, who enjoy more than 3 million acres of public lands.

In the state’s urban areas, including Little Rock (which was ranked by Kiplingers as the number one place to live in small to midsized cities), residents enjoy twenty-first century amenities, including a thriving arts scene.

To learn more about our quality of life and our natural and cultural amenities, visit www.arkansas.com.

Housing & Income

Households

1,226,565

Total Housing Units

1,429,433


Owner Occupied

813,584

Renter Occupied

412,981

Vacant

202,868

Median Home Value

$145,570


Average Home Value

$187,753

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.60%


Per Capita Income

2.16%

Income Projection

Median Household

$49,048 $53,067


Average Household

$67,932 $75,615


Per Capita

$26,797 $29,815

Workforce

Total Businesses

103,073

Total Employed

1,306,462

Workers 16+

1,287,774

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

9,192

Employed

198,209

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

16,783

Employed

193,791

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2,843

Employed

142,275

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

3,244

Employed

129,720

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

7,305

Employed

113,023

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

5,852

Employed

95,201

Some
High School

163,414

Graduated
High School

617,549

Associates
Degree

162,128

Bachelor's
Degree

328,489

Graduate
Degree

176,107

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

960,753

Non-Resident Commuters

280,431

Drive Alone

1,066,828

Carpooled

133,919

Public

4,579

Work At Home

44,461