Pike County, AR

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2020 Population
10,714
0.39% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.7
1.39% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
16.7%
8.51% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$42,983
6.39% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$86,100
1.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Pike County, AR had a population of 10.7k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $42,983. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Pike County, AR declined from 10,756 to 10,714, a −0.39% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,401 to $42,983, a 6.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%), Other (Hispanic) (3.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.85%), and White (Hispanic) (2.65%).

None of the households in Pike 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.

97.1% of the residents in Pike County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Pike County, AR was $86,100, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%.

Most people in Pike County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Pike County, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Pike County, AR is home to a population of 10.7k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.66% of Pike County, AR residents were born outside of the country (392 people).

In 2020, there were 22.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.24k people) in Pike County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 408 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 381 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.1%
2020 Citizenship
97.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.1% of Pike County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Pike County, AR was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pike County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.24k ± 96
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    408 ± 57
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    381 ± 92
6.52%
Hispanic Population
699 people

In 2020, there were 22.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.24k people) in Pike County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 408 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 381 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.52% of the people in Pike County, AR are hispanic (699 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.66%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
392 people
3.64%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
391 people

As of 2020, 3.66% of Pike County, AR residents (392 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Pike County, AR was 3.64%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    231 ± 68
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    121 ± 62
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    76 ± 55

Pike County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Pike County, AR employs 4.64k people. The largest industries in Pike County, AR are Manufacturing (882 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (616 people), and Retail Trade (498 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($61,806), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,125), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($60,125).

Occupations

4.64k
2020 Value
± 396
0.651%
1 Year growth
± 11.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pike County, AR grew at a rate of 0.651%, from 4.61k employees to 4.64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pike County, AR, are Production Occupations (569 people), Sales & Related Occupations (466 people), and Management Occupations (453 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pike County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.64k
2020 Value
± 396
0.651%
1 Year growth
± 11.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Pike County, AR grew at a rate of 0.651%, from 4.61k employees to 4.64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pike County, AR, are Manufacturing (882 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (616 people), and Retail Trade (498 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pike County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Pike 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

$36,885
Median earning men ± $3,096
$22,534
Median earning women ± $2,584

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($250,001), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,218), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($165,104), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,063), and Wholesale Trade ($43,676).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. 72
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 61
    Manufacturing
  3. 52
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $14.2B
  2. $13.7B
  3. $9.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $14.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($13.7B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Arkansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$144B
2020 Value in Arkansas
$271B
Projected 2050 Value in Arkansas
87.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arkansas trade was $144B. This is expected to increase 87.8% to $271B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Arkansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Arkansas to other states, or from other states to Arkansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $11.8B
  2. $6.92B
  3. $5.91B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $11.8B, followed by Mississippi with $6.92B and Oklahoma and $5.91B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Arkansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pike County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 82.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15.2%), followed by Other (0.989%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.729% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (800k), Some college (553k), and Secondary Education (375k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Pike County, AR was $86,100 in 2020, which is 0.375 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $84,900 to $86,100, a 1.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Pike County, AR is 74.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Pike County, AR have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pike County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pike County, AR is $42,983. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Pike County, AR was Census Tract 9534 with a value of $54,063, followed by Census Tract 9535 and Census Tract 9533, with respective values of $44,051 and $33,775.

Property

$86,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,500
$3,138
Median Property Taxes
±$284

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

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Rent vs Own

74.4%
Homeownership
2020
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 74.4% of the housing units in Pike County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9534
  2. Census Tract 9535
  3. Census Tract 9533

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pike County, AR was Census Tract 9534 with a value of $54,063, followed by Census Tract 9535 and Census Tract 9533, with respective values of $44,051 and $33,775.

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

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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.
$42,983
Median Household Income
± $3,895
4.22k
Number of Households
± 343

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.22k households in Pike County, AR grew to $42,983 from the previous year's value of $40,401.

The following chart displays the households in Pike 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 Pike County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (14.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.67%)

In 2020, 78.3% of workers in Pike County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.9%) and those who worked at home (3.67%).

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

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pike County, AR have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.47% of the workforce in Pike 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 Pike County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pike County, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pike County, AR (1.76k out of 10.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pike 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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91.4% of the population of Pike County, AR has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 24% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Arkansas was $7,408 in 2014. This is a 6.91% increase from the previous year ($6,929).

Primary care physicians in Pike County, AR see 3558 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.476% decrease from the previous year (3575 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2680 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3573 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arkansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,558 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pike County, AR

Primary care physicians in Pike County, AR see an average of 3,558 patients per year. This represents a 0.476% decrease from the previous year (3,575 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Arkansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.8% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.57%
Uninsured
35.7%
Employer Coverage
24%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pike County, AR declined by 6.18% from 9.13% to 8.57%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2021, 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 28.7% in Pike County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.1% in Pike County, AR.

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