State of Arkansas

State of Arkansas

Population

Total Population

3,086,841

Population
Growth Rate

0.62%

Median Age

39

Diversity Index

50.100

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

1,215,274

Total Housing Units

1,408,848


Owner Occupied

793,509

Renter Occupied

421,765

Vacant

193,574

Median Home Value

$135,501


Average Home Value

$172,900

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.63%


Per Capita Income

2.63%

Income Projection

Median Household

$47,076 $52,492


Average Household

$65,605 $74,690


Per Capita

$25,925 $29,519

Workforce

Total Businesses

107,510

Total Employed

1,349,854

Workers 16+

1,274,750

Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

17,177

Employed

202,968

HealthCare/Social Assist

HealthCare/Social Assist SVG Graphic

Businesses

8,944

Employed

198,122

Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

3,051

Employed

165,856

Manufacturing Businesses

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Businesses

3,619

Employed

134,672

Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

7,577

Employed

114,115

Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

6,027

Employed

95,336

Some
High School

179,342

Graduated
High School

583,569

Associates
Degree

156,289

Bachelor's
Degree

325,384

Graduate
Degree

182,927

Average Commute Time

22 min.



Resident Commuters

951,739

Non-Resident Commuters

275,986

Drive Alone

1,055,112

Carpooled

133,980

Public

4,631

Work At Home

43,457