Dardanelle, AR

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2022 Population
4,544
0.265% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.9
0.525% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.8%
8.97% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,724
9.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$126,300
16.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dardanelle, AR had a population of 4.54k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $47,724. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dardanelle, AR grew from 4,532 to 4,544, a 0.265% increase and its median household income grew from $43,397 to $47,724, a 9.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dardanelle, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.1%), Other (Hispanic) (24.2%), White (Hispanic) (12.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.34%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (1.23%).

None of the households in Dardanelle, 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.

85.8% of the residents in Dardanelle, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Dardanelle, AR was $126,300, and the homeownership rate was 57.4%.

Most people in Dardanelle, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16 minutes. The average car ownership in Dardanelle, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dardanelle, AR is home to a population of 4.54k people, from which 85.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 19.3% of Dardanelle, AR residents were born outside of the country (875 people).

In 2022, there were 2.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.42k people) in Dardanelle, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.1k Other (Hispanic) and 583 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.8%
2022 Citizenship
86.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.8% of Dardanelle, AR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dardanelle, AR was 86.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dardanelle, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.42k ± 270
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.1k ± 388
  3. White (Hispanic)
    583 ± 365
39.3%
Hispanic Population
1.79k people

In 2022, there were 2.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.42k people) in Dardanelle, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.1k Other (Hispanic) and 583 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

39.3% of the people in Dardanelle, AR are hispanic (1.79k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

19.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
875 people
18.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
836 people

As of 2022, 19.3% of Dardanelle, AR residents (875 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dardanelle, AR was 18.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    133 ± 77
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    14 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13 ± 26

Dardanelle, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 9.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dardanelle, AR employs 2.02k people. The largest industries in Dardanelle, AR are Manufacturing (444 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (274 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (266 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($82,202), Construction ($44,554), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($39,821).

Occupations

2.02k
2022 Value
± 323
−0.591%
1 Year decline
± 22.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dardanelle, AR declined at a rate of −0.591%, from 2.03k employees to 2.02k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dardanelle, AR, are Production Occupations (286 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (273 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (258 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dardanelle, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.02k
2022 Value
± 323
−0.591%
1 Year decline
± 22.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dardanelle, AR declined at a rate of −0.591%, from 2.03k employees to 2.02k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dardanelle, AR, are Manufacturing (444 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (274 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (266 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dardanelle, AR, though some of these residents may live in Dardanelle, 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

$34,888
Median earning men ± $7,550
$27,148
Median earning women ± $4,290

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,691), Construction ($44,805), and Manufacturing ($36,964).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,571), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,346), and Manufacturing ($28,269).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

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.

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 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 Dardanelle, AR was $126,300 in 2022, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $108,000 to $126,300, a 16.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Dardanelle, AR is 57.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dardanelle, AR have an average commute time of 16 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dardanelle, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$126,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,711
$954
Median Property Taxes
±$201

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

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Rent vs Own

57.4%
Homeownership
2022
75.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 57.4% of the housing units in Dardanelle, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9523.02
  2. Census Tract 9523.01

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Household Income

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$47,724
Median Household Income
± $8,442
1.66k
Number of Households
± 277

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.66k households in Dardanelle, AR grew to $47,724 from the previous year's value of $43,397.

The following chart displays the households in Dardanelle, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dardanelle, 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 (85.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.82%)
  3. Other (2.87%)

In 2022, 85.1% of workers in Dardanelle, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.82%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (2.87%).

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Commute Time

16 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dardanelle, AR have a shorter commute time (16 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Dardanelle, 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 Dardanelle, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dardanelle, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dardanelle, AR (566 out of 4.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dardanelle, AR is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

93.4% of the population of Dardanelle, AR has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 30.1% on Medicaid, 9.93% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Yell County, AR see 1940 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.919% decrease from the previous year (1958 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3530 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3026 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,940 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Yell County, AR

Primary care physicians in Yell County, AR see an average of 1,940 patients per year. This represents a 0.919% decrease from the previous year (1,958 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yell 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 23.9% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% 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

6.61%
Uninsured
39%
Employer Coverage
30.1%
Medicaid
9.93%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dardanelle, AR declined by 3.97% from 6.88% to 6.61%.

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