Hope, AR

Census Place

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2020 Population
9,668
1.02% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.4
6.37% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
27.1%
1.97% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$39,793
5.18% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$83,700
7.45% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
3,809
6.57% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Hope, AR had a population of 9.67k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $39,793. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hope, AR declined from 9,768 to 9,668, a −1.02% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,832 to $39,793, a 5.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hope, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.7%), Other (Hispanic) (14.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.24%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%).

None of the households in Hope, 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.

93.5% of the residents in Hope, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hope, AR are University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (708 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Hope, AR was $83,700, and the homeownership rate was 54.5%.

Most people in Hope, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hope, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hope, AR is home to a population of 9.67k people, from which 93.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.17% of Hope, AR residents were born outside of the country (887 people).

In 2020, there were 1.29 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.22k people) in Hope, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.26k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.38k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.5%
2020 Citizenship
93.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.5% of Hope, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hope, AR was 93.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hope, AR
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.22k ± 429
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.26k ± 410
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 298
19.7%
Hispanic Population
1.9k people

In 2020, there were 1.29 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.22k people) in Hope, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.26k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.38k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Hope, AR are hispanic (1.9k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,610 ± 6,079 people
  2. El Salvador
    14,219 ± 2,921 people
  3. India
    8,923 ± 2,316 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,610 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 14,219 and India with 8,923.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.17%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
887 people
8.28%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
809 people

As of 2020, 9.17% of Hope, AR residents (887 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 Hope, AR was 8.28%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    101 ± 68
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    81 ± 62
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    42 ± 35

Hope, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hope, AR employs 3.81k people. The largest industries in Hope, AR are Manufacturing (1,129 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (401 people), and Retail Trade (398 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($193,397), Public Administration ($51,087), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($42,156).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,744. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.81k
2020 Value
± 497
−6.57%
1 Year decline
± 19.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hope, AR declined at a rate of −6.57%, from 4.08k employees to 3.81k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hope, AR, are Production Occupations (698 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (364 people), and Transportation Occupations (309 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hope, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.81k
2020 Value
± 497
−6.57%
1 Year decline
± 19.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hope, AR declined at a rate of −6.57%, from 4.08k employees to 3.81k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hope, AR, are Manufacturing (1,129 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (401 people), and Retail Trade (398 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hope, AR, though some of these residents may live in Hope, 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

$32,082
Median earning men ± $2,611
$23,112
Median earning women ± $2,376

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,594), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,846), and Public Administration ($51,522).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,239), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($31,109), and Manufacturing ($23,086).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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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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In 2020, universities in Hope, AR awarded 708 degrees. The student population of Hope, AR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 364 male students and 847 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hope, AR are White (418 and 59%), followed by Black or African American (186 and 26.3%), Hispanic or Latino (81 and 11.4%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (7 and 0.989%).

The largest universities in Hope, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (708 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hope, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (208 and 29.4%), General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science (52 and 7.34%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (50 and 7.06%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,211 students enrolled in Hope, AR, 30.1% men and 69.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 732 records, of which 66.3% were women and 33.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 147 degree-majors awarded
  2. 40 degree-majors awarded
  3. 20 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Hope, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 147 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Hope, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
708 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana with 708 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 276 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hope, AR, which is 0.639 times less than the 432 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 418 degrees mean that there were 2.25 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 186 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,310) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($940) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,136) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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 Hope, AR was $83,700 in 2020, which is 0.364 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $77,900 to $83,700, a 7.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Hope, AR is 54.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hope, AR have an average commute time of 17.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hope, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$83,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,468
$1,928
Median Property Taxes
±$341

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

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

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Rent vs Own

54.5%
Homeownership
2020
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 54.5% of the housing units in Hope, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Hope, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4804
  2. Census Tract 4805

The following map shows all of the places in Hope, 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.
$39,793
Median Household Income
± $8,716
3.54k
Number of Households
± 492

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.54k households in Hope, AR grew to $39,793 from the previous year's value of $37,832.

The following chart displays the households in Hope, 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 Hope, 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.

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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.1%)
  2. Carpooled (16.7%)
  3. Walked (0.893%)

In 2020, 82.1% of workers in Hope, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.7%) and those who walked to work (0.893%).

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

17.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hope, AR have a shorter commute time (17.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.974% of the workforce in Hope, 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 Hope, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hope, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hope, AR (2.55k out of 9.41k 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 < 5, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hope, AR is Black, 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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90.4% of the population of Hope, AR has health coverage, with 34.3% on employee plans, 37.1% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 6.11% on non-group plans, and 0.478% 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 Hempstead County, AR see 4348 patients per year on average, which represents a 19.3% increase from the previous year (3644 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2392 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1025 patients per year.

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

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4,348 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hempstead County, AR

Primary care physicians in Hempstead County, AR see an average of 4,348 patients per year. This represents a 19.3% increase from the previous year (3,644 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hempstead 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 29.9% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.6% were men and 57.4% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

9.55%
Uninsured
34.3%
Employer Coverage
37.1%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
6.11%
Non-Group
0.478%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hope, AR declined by 12.8% from 11% to 9.55%.

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

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