St. Francis County, AR

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2021 Population
23,623
7.28% 1-year decline
US Senator
N/AJohn Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
N/ATom Cotton
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
38.8
0.258% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
28.5%
0.3% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$34,981
2.97% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$68,100
4.45% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
8,020
8.77% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, St. Francis County, AR had a population of 23.6k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $34,981. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of St. Francis County, AR declined from 25,477 to 23,623, a −7.28% decrease and its median household income declined from $36,053 to $34,981, a −2.97% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in St. Francis County, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.13%), Other (Hispanic) (2.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%).

None of the households in St. Francis County, 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.

96.7% of the residents in St. Francis County, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in St. Francis County, AR are East Arkansas Community College (440 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in St. Francis County, AR was $68,100, and the homeownership rate was 53.9%.

Most people in St. Francis County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in St. Francis County, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

St. Francis County, AR is home to a population of 23.6k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 3.52% of St. Francis County, AR residents were born outside of the country (832 people).

In 2021, there were 1.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in St. Francis County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.22k White (Non-Hispanic) and 502 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2021 Citizenship
96.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.7% of St. Francis County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in St. Francis County, AR was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in St. Francis County, AR
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 113
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.22k ± 59
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    502 ± 388
5.49%
Hispanic Population
1.3k people

In 2021, there were 1.36 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in St. Francis County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.22k White (Non-Hispanic) and 502 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.49% of the people in St. Francis County, AR are hispanic (1.3k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

3.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
832 people
3.45%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
879 people

As of 2021, 3.52% of St. Francis County, AR residents (832 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in St. Francis County, AR was 3.45%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    431 ± 124
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    170 ± 80
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    103 ± 72

St. Francis County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of St. Francis County, AR employs 8.02k people. The largest industries in St. Francis County, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,174 people), Manufacturing (1,004 people), and Retail Trade (922 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($70,815), Utilities ($70,139), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,519).

Occupations

8.02k
2021 Value
± 692
−8.77%
1 Year decline
± 13.2%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in St. Francis County, AR declined at a rate of −8.77%, from 8.79k employees to 8.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in St. Francis County, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (915 people), Production Occupations (764 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (703 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of St. Francis County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.02k
2021 Value
± 692
−8.77%
1 Year decline
± 13.2%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in St. Francis County, AR declined at a rate of −8.77%, from 8.79k employees to 8.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in St. Francis County, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,174 people), Manufacturing (1,004 people), and Retail Trade (922 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of St. Francis County, AR, though some of these residents may live in St. Francis County, 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

$31,728
Median earning men ± $5,225
$25,884
Median earning women ± $2,139

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($71,033), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,417), and Public Administration ($45,837).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,060), Public Administration ($38,470), and Wholesale Trade ($32,031).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 154
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 128
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 117
    Retail Trade

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $88k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $78.1k
    Manufacturing
  3. $63.9k
    Wholesale Trade

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In 2021, universities in St. Francis County, AR awarded 440 degrees. The student population of St. Francis County, AR in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 706 male students and 1,406 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in St. Francis County, AR are White (214 and 49%), followed by Black or African American (209 and 47.8%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 2.29%), and Asian (3 and 0.686%).

The largest universities in St. Francis County, AR by number of degrees awarded are East Arkansas Community College (440 and 100%).

The most popular majors in St. Francis County, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (67 and 15.2%), General Studies (48 and 10.9%), and Teacher Education (42 and 9.55%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 2,112 students enrolled in St. Francis County, AR, 33.4% men and 66.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,142 records, of which 65.1% were women and 34.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 66 degree-majors awarded
  2. 37 degree-majors awarded
  3. 19 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in St. Francis County, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 66 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in St. Francis County, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
440 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Arkansas Community College with 440 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 162 men were awarded degrees from institutions in St. Francis County, AR, which is 0.583 times less than the 278 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 214 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 209 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,940) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($180) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($2,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.862% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (802k), Some college (542k), and Secondary Education (364k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in St. Francis County, AR was $68,100 in 2021, which is 0.278 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $65,200 to $68,100, a 4.45% increase. The homeownership rate in St. Francis County, AR is 53.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in St. Francis County, AR have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in St. Francis County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in St. Francis County, AR is $34,981. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in St. Francis County, AR was Census Tract 9605 with a value of $40,735, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $37,461 and $36,715.

In 2022, 16.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in St. Francis County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.88%.

Property

$68,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,171
$4,394
Median Property Taxes
±$425

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In St. Francis County, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.9%
Homeownership
2021
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 53.9% of the housing units in St. Francis County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9605
  2. Census Tract 9603
  3. Census Tract 9606

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in St. Francis County, AR was Census Tract 9605 with a value of $40,735, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $37,461 and $36,715.

The following map shows all of the tracts in St. Francis County, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$34,981
Median Household Income
± $3,619
8.15k
Number of Households
± 644

In 2021, the median household income of the 8.15k households in St. Francis County, AR declined from $34,981 from the previous year's value of $36,053.

The following chart displays the households in St. Francis County, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for St. Francis County, AR is from St. Francis County, AR.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (84.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.28%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.11%)

In 2021, 84.7% of workers in St. Francis County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.28%) and those who worked at home (3.11%).

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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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in St. Francis County, AR have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.117% of the workforce in St. Francis County, 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 St. Francis County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in St. Francis County, AR have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in St. Francis County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.88%.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in St. Francis County, AR (5.86k out of 20.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in St. Francis County, AR is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 39.6% of the children was living in poverty in St. Francis County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 777 in St. Francis County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 270 per 100,000 population.

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90.7% of the population of St. Francis County, AR has health coverage, with 29.6% on employee plans, 38.4% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 9.66% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in St. Francis County, AR see 2083 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.75% decrease from the previous year (2120 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2742 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 277 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,083 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in St. Francis County, AR

Primary care physicians in St. Francis County, AR see an average of 2,083 patients per year. This represents a 1.75% decrease from the previous year (2,120 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Francis County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 21.6% between 18 and 34 years, 34.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.34%
Uninsured
29.6%
Employer Coverage
38.4%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
9.66%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in St. Francis County, AR declined by 5.76% from 9.91% to 9.34%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 112 in St. Francis County, AR.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 42.4% in St. Francis County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.99% in St. Francis County, AR.

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