Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR

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2022 Population
134,035
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.1
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Poverty Rate
19.4%
N/A 1-year N/A
2022 Median Household Income
$52,709
2022 Median Property Value
$166,600

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In 2022, Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR had a population of 134k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $52,709.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.9%), Other (Hispanic) (1.96%), and White (Hispanic) (1.88%).

5.41% of the households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.8% of the residents in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are Arkansas State University (5,133 degrees awarded in 2022) and Arthur's Beauty College (489830) (24 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was $166,600, and the homeownership rate was 60.4%.

Most people in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR is home to a population of 134k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.15% of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR residents were born outside of the country (4.23k people).

In 2022, there were 5.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are Spanish (4,755 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (419 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (335 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
64,670
Women
50.2%
64,056
Men
49.8%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 128,726 inhabitants, with 49.8% men, and 50.2% women.

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Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 620
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19k ± 546
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.23k ± 844
5.14%
Hispanic Population
6.9k people

In 2022, there were 5.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.14% of the people in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are hispanic (6.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,365 ± 902 people
  2. China
    210 ± 355 people
  3. Yemen
    175 ± 325 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was Mexico, the natal country of 1,365 Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR residents, followed by China with 210 and Yemen with 175.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.23k people

As of 2022, 3.15% of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR residents (4.23k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,755 households (3.8%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    419 households (0.335%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    335 households (0.268%)

5.41% of the households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was Spanish. 3.8% of the households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,971 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,300 ± 273
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    965 ± 232

Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR employs N/A people. The largest industries in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,670 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,524 people), and Construction (3,094 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($103,658), Administration of economic programs & space research ($97,200), and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing ($93,673).

Males in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR have an average income that is 1.19 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,033. The income inequality in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.421, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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Men
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The workforce of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR in 2020 was N/A people, with N/A% woman, and N/A% men.

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Occupations

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR, are Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (2,032 people), Registered nurses (1,954 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,876 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,670 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,524 people), and Construction (3,094 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR, though some of these residents may live in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,173
Median earning men ± $1,729
$32,577
Median earning women ± $1,622

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,842), Wholesale Trade ($55,556), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,078).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,722), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,494), and Wholesale Trade ($45,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

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.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members 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 Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR awarded 5,157 degrees. The student population of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,596 male students and 8,670 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are White (3,915 and 78%), followed by Black or African American (689 and 13.7%), Hispanic or Latino (168 and 3.35%), and Two or More Races (113 and 2.25%).

The largest universities in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR by number of degrees awarded are Arkansas State University (5,133 and 99.5%) and Arthur's Beauty College (489830) (24 and 0.465%).

The most popular majors in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR are Elementary & Middle School Administration (910 and 17.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (537 and 10.4%), and Registered Nursing (304 and 5.89%).

The median tuition cost in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR for a public four year colleges is $6,888 for in-state students and $12,744 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 31.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,266 (34.6% men and 65.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 13,266 students enrolled in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR, 34.6% men and 65.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,217 records, of which 66.4% were women and 33.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 188 degrees awarded
  2. 167 degrees awarded
  3. 351 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was Sport & Fitness Management with 188 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,133 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Arkansas State University with 5,133 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,606 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR, which is 0.452 times less than the 3,551 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,915 degrees mean that there were 5.68 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 689 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,888) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($568) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,250) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.935% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.439% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.9k), Some college (22.5k), and Secondary Education (16.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was $166,600 in 2022, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $166,600, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR is 60.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR is $52,709. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was Benton County (Outer) PUMA, AR with a value of $87,382, followed by Benton County (Central)--Bentonville & Rogers Cities PUMA, AR and Saline, Grant & Perry Counties PUMA, AR, with respective values of $82,230 and $71,738.

Property

$166,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,433
$31,057
Median Property Taxes
±$1,377

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Rent vs Own

60.4%
Homeownership
2022
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.4% of the housing units in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was Benton County (Outer) PUMA, AR with a value of $87,382, followed by Benton County (Central)--Bentonville & Rogers Cities PUMA, AR and Saline, Grant & Perry Counties PUMA, AR, with respective values of $82,230 and $71,738.

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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.
$52,709
Median Household Income
± $2,356
51.4k
Number of Households
± 1,848

In 2022, the median household income of the 51.4k households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was $52,709.

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Wage Distribution

0.421
2022 Wage GINI in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR
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N/A Wage GINI in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR

In 2022, the income inequality in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 57.9% decline from N/A to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.78%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.26%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.78%) and those who worked at home (4.26%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.72% of the workforce in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR (25.2k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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Health

91.3% of the population of Craighead & Poinsett Counties PUMA, AR has health coverage, with 39.7% on employee plans, 26.7% on Medicaid, 10.8% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see 1471 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1507 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2087 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 399 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,471 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arkansas

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see an average of 1,471 patients per year. This represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1,507 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.71%
Uninsured
39.7%
Employer Coverage
26.7%
Medicaid
10.8%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
1.41%
Military or VA

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