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Arkansas; United States; New York

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Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)

Arkansas
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
3,025,891
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
3,025,891
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
3,011,524
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 3,011,524
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 2,915,918
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
23.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.4%
Female persons, percent
50.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
79.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
15.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
2.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
72.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 191,786
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 4.9%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,389,129
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 65.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $133,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,103
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $353
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $760
Building permits, 2021 14,198
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 1,170,544
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.50
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 85.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 7.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 88.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 77.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 87.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 23.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 12.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 57.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 53.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,307,264
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 15,792,628
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 62,712,925
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 36,815,256
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,483
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 21.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $49,475
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $27,724
Persons in poverty, percent
15.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 67,586
Total employment, 2020 1,055,534
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 47,494,746
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 0.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 209,179
All firms, 2012 231,959
Men-owned firms, 2012 123,158
Women-owned firms, 2012 75,962
Minority-owned firms, 2012 35,982
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 189,029
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 25,915
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 192,988
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 56.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 52,035.48
FIPS Code 05
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For places on the map, populations of 5,000 or more are shown
SelectableNot Selectable
0
83,000,000
166,000,000
249,000,000
332,000,000
Arkansas
3,025,891
United States
331,893,745
New York
19,835,913
0
83,000,000
166,000,000
249,000,000
332,000,000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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