Arkansas State

Arkansas is a state located in the Southern region of the United States.

Its name is of Algonquian derivation, denoting the Quapaw Indians.

The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains, which make up the US Interior Highlands, to the densely forested land in the south known as the Arkansas Timberlands, to the eastern lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta.

Known as "the Natural State", the diverse regions of Arkansas offer residents and tourists a variety of opportunities for outdoor recreation.

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Arkansas Overview


As of 2012, Arkansas has a total population of 2,872,297 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.51%.

The median home price Arkansas is $96,820 with the median age of the buyer being 29. Homes in Arkansas have appreciatied over the last by -1.33%.

Public schools in Arkansas spend approximately $4,796 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 11.7.

Arkansas has an unemployment rate of 6.90%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -2.26% with a projected future job growth of 28.58%.

Arkansas has an average commute time of 23.7 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Arkansas is a 7 in violent crime and a 7 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Arkansas, 38.860% of people are Democrats, 58.720% are Republicans and 2.419% are registered Independent.

Arkansas People


In 2012, the population of Arkansas was 2,872,297. Arkansas has a population density of 55 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Arkansas

The median age in Arkansas is 37.1, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.02% of the population of Arkansas, while females make up 50.98% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Arkansas is 2.47 people across 1,131,312. 61.11% of people are married in Arkansas while 38.89% are single.

Local PopulationArkansasUnited States
Population Density5587
Population Change7.51%9.00%
Median Age37.136.8
Household Size2.472.59
Male Population49.02%49.34%
Female Population50.98%50.66%
Married Population61.11%57.41%
Single Population38.89%42.59%

Arkansas Economy

Households by IncomeArkansasUnited States
Income Less than $15,00017.53%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00013.97%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00013.44%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00017.22%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,0008.89%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0006.86%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0002.30%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0000.81%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.29%0.70%
Population by OccupationArkansasUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations11.52%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations16.72%20.28%
Sales and Office25.42%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry1.43%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance10.54%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving20.43%14.39%
Local EconomyArkansasUnited States
Unemployment Rate6.90%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-2.26%-4.06%
Future Job Growth28.58%21.68%
Sales Taxes9.88%6.80%
Income Taxes7.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$20,661$26,372
Household Income$39,320$51,660

Arkansas Housing


As of 2012, Arkansas consisted of 26.53% renters and 60.91% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -1.33% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Arkansas HousingArkansasUnited States
Median Home Cost$96,820$183,450
Median Home Age2933
Home Appreciation-1.33%-5.21%
Homes Owned60.91%60.14%
Housing Vacancy12.56%10.50%
Homes Rented26.53%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$6.87$11.20
Arkansas Homes by ValueArkansasUnited States
Less Than $20,0006.12%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9999.91%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,99912.43%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,99912.67%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,99912.23%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99922.57%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99910.21%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,9998.24%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9992.71%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9991.13%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9991.15%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more0.32%2.07%
Arkansas Homes by Year BuiltArkansasUnited States
1939 or Earlier5.99%12.87%
1940 to 19495.15%6.21%
1950 to 19598.41%10.80%
1960 to 196912.71%12.04%
1970 to 197919.93%16.14%
1980 to 198916.02%14.11%
1990 to 19947.76%6.29%
1995 to 19988.72%6.33%
1999 to October 200515.32%15.21%

Arkansas Religion


56.33% of the people in Arkansas declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Arkansas ReligionsArkansasUnited States
Declared Religious56.33%48.34%
Other Christian6.06%5.20%

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