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Jefferson County, Arkansas; United States

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Jefferson County, Arkansas
United States
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
65,861
331,893,745
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
65,861
331,893,745
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
67,260
331,449,281
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-2.1%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 67,260 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 77,435 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.9%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
21.7%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
18.0%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
50.6%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
39.8%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
57.4%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.9%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.4%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
2.2%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.3%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 3,889 17,835,456
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 1.7% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 30,635 142,153,010
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 61.9% 64.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $84,900 $229,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $947 $1,621
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $335 $509
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $741 $1,096
Building permits, 2021 44 1,736,982
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 26,630 122,354,219
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.33 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 84.5% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 4.1% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 86.1% 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 66.7% 85.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 87.4% 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 18.0% 32.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 13.9% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
8.0%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 50.4% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 52.5% 58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) D 938,237,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 398,981 2,527,903,275
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 46,033 895,225,411
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 776,810 4,949,601,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $11,201 $15,224
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 20.3 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $40,402 $64,994
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $21,941 $35,384
Persons in poverty, percent
18.9%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 1,251 8,000,178
Total employment, 2020 19,542 134,163,349
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 800,141 7,564,809,878
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 1.0% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 3,601 26,485,532
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 947 5,744,643
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 487 3,480,438
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 127 1,134,549
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 171 1,014,958
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 554 4,371,152
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 57 351,237
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 635 4,968,606
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 77.1 93.8
Population per square mile, 2010 88.9 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 872.37 3,533,038.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 870.75 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 05069 1
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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