Lonoke County, AR

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2022 Population
74,292
0.634% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37
0.543% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.8%
1.97% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$68,078
8.82% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$169,600
10.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lonoke County, AR had a population of 74.3k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $68,078. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lonoke County, AR grew from 73,824 to 74,292, a 0.634% increase and its median household income grew from $62,561 to $68,078, a 8.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lonoke County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.99%), White (Hispanic) (2.5%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.13%).

None of the households in Lonoke 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.

98.8% of the residents in Lonoke County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lonoke County, AR was $169,600, and the homeownership rate was 72.4%.

Most people in Lonoke County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lonoke County, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lonoke County, AR is home to a population of 74.3k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.66% of Lonoke County, AR residents were born outside of the country (1.97k people).

In 2022, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.6k people) in Lonoke County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.97k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Lonoke County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lonoke County, AR was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lonoke County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    62.6k ± 352
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.09k ± 330
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 491
4.83%
Hispanic Population
3.59k people

In 2022, there were 15.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.6k people) in Lonoke County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.09k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.97k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.83% of the people in Lonoke County, AR are hispanic (3.59k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lonoke County, AR as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.66%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.97k people
2.55%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.88k people

As of 2022, 2.66% of Lonoke County, AR residents (1.97k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lonoke County, AR was 2.55%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,544 ± 422
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,315 ± 240
  3. Vietnam
    1,132 ± 198

Lonoke County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lonoke County, AR employs 33.4k people. The largest industries in Lonoke County, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,836 people), Retail Trade (4,277 people), and Educational Services (2,872 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,964), Utilities ($67,425), and Wholesale Trade ($64,324).

Occupations

33.4k
2022 Value
± 1,434
1.01%
1 Year growth
± 6.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lonoke County, AR grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 33.1k employees to 33.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lonoke County, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,374 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,549 people), and Management Occupations (3,268 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lonoke County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

33.4k
2022 Value
± 1,434
1.01%
1 Year growth
± 6.16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lonoke County, AR grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 33.1k employees to 33.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lonoke County, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,836 people), Retail Trade (4,277 people), and Educational Services (2,872 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lonoke County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Lonoke 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

$49,615
Median earning men ± $2,309
$37,211
Median earning women ± $2,559

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($66,949), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,796), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,603).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,892), Information ($54,653), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,250).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 376
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 349
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 220
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Lonoke County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 74.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.8%), followed by Other (2.25%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lonoke County, AR was $169,600 in 2022, which is 0.602 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $153,600 to $169,600, a 10.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Lonoke County, AR is 72.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lonoke County, AR have an average commute time of 29.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lonoke County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lonoke County, AR is $68,078. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lonoke County, AR was Census Tract 203.02 with a value of $90,305, followed by Census Tract 201.03 and Census Tract 202.01, with respective values of $90,086 and $88,672.

Property

$169,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,092
$19,977
Median Property Taxes
±$1,034

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 Lonoke County, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.4% of the housing units in Lonoke County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 203.02
  2. Census Tract 201.03
  3. Census Tract 202.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lonoke County, AR was Census Tract 203.02 with a value of $90,305, followed by Census Tract 201.03 and Census Tract 202.01, with respective values of $90,086 and $88,672.

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

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Household Income

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$68,078
Median Household Income
± $2,801
27.6k
Number of Households
± 1,267

In 2022, the median household income of the 27.6k households in Lonoke County, AR grew to $68,078 from the previous year's value of $62,561.

The following chart displays the households in Lonoke 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lonoke County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.91%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.37%)

In 2022, 83.6% of workers in Lonoke County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.91%) and those who worked at home (5.37%).

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

29.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lonoke County, AR have a longer commute time (29.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Lonoke 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 Lonoke County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lonoke County, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lonoke County, AR (8.68k out of 73.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lonoke County, 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

92.5% of the population of Lonoke County, AR has health coverage, with 41.1% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 9.81% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 6.58% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lonoke County, AR see 6109 patients per year on average, which represents a 16.1% increase from the previous year (5261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1607 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,109 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lonoke County, AR

Primary care physicians in Lonoke County, AR see an average of 6,109 patients per year. This represents a 16.1% increase from the previous year (5,261 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.8% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.52%
Uninsured
41.1%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
9.81%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
6.58%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lonoke County, AR grew by 7.34% from 7% to 7.52%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 71.9 in Lonoke County, AR.

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Health Behaviors

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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 35.5% in Lonoke County, AR.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.27% in Lonoke County, AR.

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