Marion County, AR

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2021 Population
16,750
0.989% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
51.7
0.768% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
18.1%
2.69% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$41,038
6.8% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$139,200
5.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Marion County, AR had a population of 16.8k people with a median age of 51.7 and a median household income of $41,038. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Marion County, AR grew from 16,586 to 16,750, a 0.989% increase and its median household income grew from $38,426 to $41,038, a 6.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marion County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.4%), White (Hispanic) (1.79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.54%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.732%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.58%).

None of the households in Marion 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.

99.2% of the residents in Marion County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Marion County, AR was $139,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.3%.

Most people in Marion County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion County, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Marion County, AR is home to a population of 16.8k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 1.95% of Marion County, AR residents were born outside of the country (326 people).

In N/A, there were 52.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (140k people) in Marion County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.66k White (Hispanic) and 2.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2021 Citizenship
99.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.2% of Marion County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Marion County, AR was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marion County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    140k ± 119
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.66k ± 157
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.29k ± 304
2.21%
Hispanic Population
3.28k people

In N/A, there were 52.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (140k people) in Marion County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.66k White (Hispanic) and 2.29k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.21% of the people in Marion County, AR are hispanic (3.28k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.95%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
326 people
1.84%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
305 people

As of 2021, 1.95% of Marion County, AR residents (326 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 Marion County, AR was 1.84%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    828 ± 140
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    281 ± 148
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    237 ± 110

Marion County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.95 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Marion County, AR employs 5.73k people. The largest industries in Marion County, AR are Manufacturing (1,466 people), Retail Trade (799 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (728 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($51,635), Transportation & Warehousing ($48,929), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,594).

Occupations

5.73k
2021 Value
± 473
2.74%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Marion County, AR grew at a rate of 2.74%, from 5.58k employees to 5.73k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion County, AR, are Production Occupations (860 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (540 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (521 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.73k
2021 Value
± 473
2.74%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Marion County, AR grew at a rate of 2.74%, from 5.58k employees to 5.73k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion County, AR, are Manufacturing (1,466 people), Retail Trade (799 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (728 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Marion 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

$235,267
Median earning men ± $25,561
$187,719
Median earning women ± $20,698

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($78,393), Public Administration ($70,057), and Information ($60,523).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($39,073), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,611), and Manufacturing ($29,105).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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. 73
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 61
    Manufacturing
  3. 50
    Retail Trade

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. $14.8B
  2. $14.6B
  3. $9.99B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Meat/seafood with $14.8B, followed by Mixed freight ($14.6B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.99B).

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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$142B
2020 Value in Arkansas
$271B
Projected 2050 Value in Arkansas
90.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arkansas trade was $142B. This is expected to increase 90.7% 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. $11.3B
  2. $7.08B
  3. $5.91B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $11.3B, followed by Mississippi with $7.08B 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 Marion County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 77.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.4%), followed by Other (1.65%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arkansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 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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Race

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).

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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The median property value in Marion County, AR was $139,200 in 2021, which is 0.568 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $132,200 to $139,200, a 5.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Marion County, AR is 80.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Marion County, AR have an average commute time of 25.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marion County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marion County, AR is $41,038. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marion County, AR was Census Tract 9602.02 with a value of $51,359, followed by Census Tract 9602.01 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $44,021 and $41,624.

Property

$139,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$12,106
$5,582
Median Property Taxes
±$440

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Marion County, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.3%
Homeownership
2021
71.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 80.3% of the housing units in Marion County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602.02
  2. Census Tract 9602.01
  3. Census Tract 9601

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion County, AR was Census Tract 9602.02 with a value of $51,359, followed by Census Tract 9602.01 and Census Tract 9601, with respective values of $44,021 and $41,624.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Marion 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.
$41,038
Median Household Income
± $3,012
6.95k
Number of Households
± 539

In 2021, the median household income of the 6.95k households in Marion County, AR grew to $41,038 from the previous year's value of $38,426.

The following chart displays the households in Marion 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 Marion County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2021, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0627% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Arkansas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (13.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.82%)

In 2021, 77.4% of workers in Marion County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.5%) and those who worked at home (5.82%).

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

25.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion County, AR have a shorter commute time (25.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.36% of the workforce in Marion 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 Marion County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion County, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion County, AR (3k out of 16.6k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion County, AR is White, followed by Black 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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93.2% of the population of Marion County, AR has health coverage, with 28.9% on employee plans, 24.4% on Medicaid, 23.4% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 3.23% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Marion County, AR see 5565 patients per year on average, which represents a 33.4% decrease from the previous year (8361 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5597 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 8395 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,565 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marion County, AR

Primary care physicians in Marion County, AR see an average of 5,565 patients per year. This represents a 33.4% decrease from the previous year (8,361 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marion 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 19.4% under 18 years, 13.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 27.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

6.76%
Uninsured
28.9%
Employer Coverage
24.4%
Medicaid
23.4%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
3.23%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion County, AR grew by 15.5% from 5.85% to 6.76%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Marion 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 N/A in Marion 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 35.8% in Marion County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.9% in Marion County, AR.

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