Congressional District 3, AR

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2019 Population
829,149
1.21% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
US Representative
Steve Womack
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.2
1.97% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
14.7%
3.45% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$54,310
2.86% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$170,500
5.77% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 3, AR had a population of 829k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $54,310. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 3, AR grew from 819,235 to 829,149, a 1.21% increase and its median household income grew from $52,799 to $54,310, a 2.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 3, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (74%), White (Hispanic) (9.86%), Other (Hispanic) (4.17%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.02%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 3, AR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

93.1% of the residents in Congressional District 3, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 3, AR was $170,500, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%. Most people in Congressional District 3, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 3, AR was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 3, AR is home to a population of 829k people, from which 93.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 27.4% of Congressional District 3, AR residents were born outside of the country (227k people).

In 2019, there were 7.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (613k people) in Congressional District 3, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 81.7k White (Hispanic) and 34.5k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 3, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    613k ± 3.47k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    81.7k ± 6.2k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    34.5k ± 6.05k
14.9%
Hispanic Population
124k people

In 2019, there were 7.51 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (613k people) in Congressional District 3, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 81.7k White (Hispanic) and 34.5k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.9% of the people in Congressional District 3, AR are hispanic (124k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 3, AR as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

27.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
227k people
9.06%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
74.2k people

As of 2019, 27.4% of Congressional District 3, AR residents (227k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 3, AR was 9.06%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

36
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
39
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 3, AR was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Congressional District 3, AR are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 3, AR residents was 36.

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Citizenship

93.1%
2019 Citizenship
94%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.1% of Congressional District 3, AR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 3, AR was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    17,934 ± 2,235
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    10,966 ± 2,036
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,585 ± 1,538

Congressional District 3, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 3, AR is $54,310. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 3, AR was Census Tract 42.13 with a value of $185,667, followed by Census Tract 213.06 and Census Tract 213.08, with respective values of $160,857 and $138,480.

The economy of Congressional District 3, AR employs 380k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 3, AR are Retail Trade (57,533 people), Manufacturing (53,989 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (46,365 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($70,036), Utilities ($56,442), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,642).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,310
2019 value
± $2,079
2.86%
1 Year Growth
± 4.53%

Households in Congressional District 3, AR have a median annual income of $54,310, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,799 in 2018, which represents a 2.86% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 3, AR (116k out of 789k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    88,002 ± 2,238
  2. Hispanic
    25,714 ± 1,335
  3. Other
    10,566 ± 1,006

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 3, AR is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

380k
2019 Value
± 11,801
−1.8%
1 Year decline
± 4.24%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 3, AR declined at a rate of −1.8%, from 387k employees to 380k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 3, AR, are Sales & Related Occupations (40,979 people), Management Occupations (39,299 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,527 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 3, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 3, AR, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (40,979 people), Management Occupations (39,299 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,527 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 3, AR, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($80,734), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,851), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,051).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

380k
2019 Value
± 11,801
−1.8%
1 Year decline
± 4.24%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 3, AR declined at a rate of −1.8%, from 387k employees to 380k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 3, AR, are Retail Trade (57,533 people), Manufacturing (53,989 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (46,365 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 3, AR, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 3, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Congressional District 3, AR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (57,533 people), Manufacturing (53,989 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (46,365 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 3, AR, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($70,036), Utilities ($56,442), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,642).

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Civics

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Congressional District 3, AR is currently represented by Steve Womack in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 3, AR

Steve Womack
District 3 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 3, AR is currently represented by Steve Womack (Republican Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 3, AR was $170,500 in 2019, which is 0.709 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $161,200 to $170,500, a 5.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 3, AR is 62.8%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 3, AR have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 3, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$170,500
2019 Median
± $3,877
$161,200
2018 Median
± $3,996

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 3, AR grew to to $170,500 from the previous year's value of $161,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 3, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 3, AR the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,310
Median Household Income
± $2,079
310k
Number of Households
± 9,428

In 2019, the median household income of the 310k households in Congressional District 3, AR grew to $54,310 from the previous year's value of $52,799.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 3, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 3, AR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 3, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.8%
2019 Homeownership
62.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 3, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 3, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 3, AR have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.37% of the workforce in Congressional District 3, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82%)
  2. Carpooled (10.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.28%)

In 2019, 82% of workers in Congressional District 3, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.6%) and those who worked at home (4.28%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 3, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 3, AR have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

10.5%
Uninsured
46.1%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.89%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 3, AR grew by 13.6% from 9.28% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 3, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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