Cleveland County, AR

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Population

8,332

1.06% decline

Median Age

42.6


Median Household Income

$44,840

5.68% growth

Poverty Rate

19.3%


Number of Employees

3,362

3.64% growth

Median Property Value

$87,200

3.81% growth

About

In 2017, Cleveland County, AR had a population of 8.33k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $44,840. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cleveland County, AR declined from 8,421 to 8,332, a -1.06% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,429 to $44,840, a 5.68% increase.

The population of Cleveland County, AR is 84.7% White Alone, 11% Black or African American Alone, and 2.02% Two or More Races. 1.82% of the people in Cleveland County, AR speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Cleveland County, AR is $87,200, and the homeownership rate is 74%. Most people in Cleveland County, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Cleveland County, AR is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Cleveland County, AR employs 3.36k people. The largest industries in Cleveland County, AR are Manufacturing (568 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (545 people), and Educational Services (300 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($63,393), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,141), and Manufacturing ($50,357).

Median household income in Cleveland County, AR is $44,840. Males in Cleveland County, AR have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,953. The income inequality in Cleveland County, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,840

2017 value

± $3,699

5.68%

1 Year Growth

± 13.4%

Households in Cleveland County, AR have a median annual income of $44,840, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,429 in 2016, which represents a 5.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$53,721

Average Male Salary

± $1,816

$38,953

Average Female Salary

± $1,246

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cleveland County, AR made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $55,861 ± $11,571

  2. White

    $43,596 ± $1,206

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,912 ± $29,718

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cleveland County, AR workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cleveland County, AR is from Arkansas.

0.453

2017 Wage GINI

0.453

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.453 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0272% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9702

  2. Census Tract 9701

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cleveland County, AR was Census Tract 9702 with a value of $45,982, followed by Census Tract 9701 and N/A, with respective values of $42,159 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cleveland County, AR (1.59k out of 8.22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,118 ± 162

  2. Black

    414 ± 125

  3. Hispanic

    83 ± 98

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cleveland 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.36k

2017 Value

± 305

3.64%

1 Year growth

± 12.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cleveland County, AR grew at a rate of 3.64%, from 3.24k employees to 3.36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cleveland County, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (493 people), Production Occupations (339 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (281 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cleveland County, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cleveland County, AR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (493 people), Production Occupations (339 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (281 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cleveland County, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.27 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.03 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cleveland County, AR, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($105,000), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($102,768), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($56,607).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.36k

2017 Value

± 305

3.64%

1 Year growth

± 12.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cleveland County, AR grew at a rate of 3.64%, from 3.24k employees to 3.36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cleveland County, AR, are Manufacturing (568 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (545 people), and Educational Services (300 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cleveland County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Cleveland County, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Cleveland County, AR, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (568 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (545 people), and Educational Services (300 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Cleveland County, AR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.51 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.04 times), and Manufacturing (1.67 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cleveland County, AR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($63,393), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,141), and Manufacturing ($50,357).

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Domestic Trade

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. $24.5B

  2. $17.5B

  3. $8.54B

In 2015, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $24.5B, followed by Meat/seafood with $17.5B and Mixed freight and $8.54B.

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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$150B

2015 Value

$228B

Projected 2045 Value

52.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Arkansas trade was $150B. This is expected to increase 52.4% to $228B by 2045.

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. $12.4B

  2. $11.4B

  3. $7.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Mississippi with $12.4B, followed by Texas with $11.4B and Missouri and $7.98B.

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

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Health

92.5% of the population of Cleveland County, AR has health coverage, with 41.9% on employee plans, 23.4% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Cleveland County, AR see 8311 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.63% decrease from the previous year (8449 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, St. Francis County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

8,311 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Cleveland County, AR see an average of 8,311 patients per year. This represents a 1.63% decrease from the previous year (8,449 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,408

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,906

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,108

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,479

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Arkansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.91%, from $6,929 to $7,408.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

7.53%

Uninsured

41.9%

Employer Coverage

23.4%

Medicaid

13.8%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.64%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cleveland County, AR declined by 21% from 9.54% to 7.53%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 17.2% prevalence

  2. 17.1% prevalence

  3. 16.6% prevalence

Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arkansas, at 17.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Arkansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Cleveland County, AR is home to a population of 8.33k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.64% of Cleveland County, AR residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Cleveland County, AR is composed of 7.06k White Alone residents (84.7%), 919 Black or African American Alone residents (11%), 168 Two or More Races residents (2.02%), 148 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.78%), 32 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.384%), 8 Asian Alone residents (0.096%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cleveland County, AR are Spanish or Spanish Creole (109 speakers), Japanese (27 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (6 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 15.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cleveland County, AR was 42.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Cleveland County, AR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cleveland County, AR residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.64%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.64% of Cleveland County, AR residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cleveland County, AR was 1.71%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    62,950 ± 6,094 people

  2. El Salvador

    12,524 ± 2,742 people

  3. India

    8,219 ± 2,223 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cleveland County, AR was Mexico, the natal country of 62,950 Cleveland County, AR residents, followed by El Salvador with 12,524 and India with 8,219.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Cleveland County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cleveland County, AR was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.06k ± 9

  2. Black or African American Alone

    919 ± 168

  3. Two or More Races

    168 ± 96.4

In 2017, there were 7.68 times more White Alone residents (7.06k people) in Cleveland County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 919 Black or African American Alone and 168 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Cleveland County, AR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    109 speakers (1.35%)

  2. Japanese

    27 speakers (0.334%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    6 speakers (0.0742%)

1.82% of Cleveland County, AR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Cleveland County, AR was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.35% of the overall population of Cleveland County, AR are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.334% speak Japanese and 0.0742% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    253 ± 63

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    77 ± 48

  3. Korea

    70 ± 33

Cleveland County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cleveland County, AR was $87,200 in 2017, which is 0.401 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $84,000 to $87,200, a 3.81% increase. The homeownership rate in Cleveland County, AR is 74%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cleveland County, AR have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cleveland County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,840

Median Household Income

± $3,699

3.29k

Number of Households

± 287

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.29k households in Cleveland County, AR grew to $44,840 from the previous year's value of $42,429.

The following chart displays the households in Cleveland 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$87,200

2017 Median

± $5,837

$84,000

2016 Median

± $4,361

In 2017, the median property value in Cleveland County, AR grew to to $87,200 from the previous year's value of $84,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cleveland County, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cleveland County, AR the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Cleveland County, AR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cleveland County, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

74%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74% of the housing units in Cleveland County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Cleveland County, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cleveland County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cleveland County, AR have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cleveland County, AR have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.58% of the workforce in Cleveland County, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    8.13%

  3. Walked

    3.15%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cleveland County, AR was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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