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Yell County, Arkansas

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Yell County, Arkansas
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 21,535
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 21,535
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 22,185
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -2.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 22,185
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.8%
Female persons, percent
49.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
20.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
74.9%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,161
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 10.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 9,919
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 70.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $100,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $949
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $320
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $595
Building permits, 2018 7
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 7,555
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.81
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 87.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 17.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 72.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 60.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 78.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 13.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 14.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
12.0%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 55.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 49.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 52,637
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 571,023
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 15,244
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 121,382
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,534
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 20.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $39,696
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $20,209
Persons in poverty, percent
18.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 300
Total employment, 2016 4,788
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 152,312
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 -1.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 1,151
All firms, 2012 1,507
Men-owned firms, 2012 751
Women-owned firms, 2012 564
Minority-owned firms, 2012 218
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,238
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 210
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,240
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 23.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 929.98
FIPS Code 05149
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., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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