Izard County, AR

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2022 Population
13,748
0.696% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
47.7
0.421% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.7%
25.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$46,159
1.86% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$110,600
25.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,193
5.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Izard County, AR had a population of 13.7k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $46,159. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Izard County, AR grew from 13,653 to 13,748, a 0.696% increase and its median household income grew from $45,318 to $46,159, a 1.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Izard County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.81%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.989%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.916%).

None of the households in Izard 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.

99.5% of the residents in Izard County, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Izard County, AR are Ozarka College (652 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Izard County, AR was $110,600, and the homeownership rate was 77.3%.

Most people in Izard County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Izard County, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Izard County, AR is home to a population of 13.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.2% of Izard County, AR residents were born outside of the country (165 people).

In 2022, there were 13.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.1k people) in Izard County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 908 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 249 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Izard County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Izard 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 Izard County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.1k ± 245
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    908 ± 296
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    249 ± 106
2.69%
Hispanic Population
370 people

In 2022, there were 13.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.1k people) in Izard County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 908 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 249 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.69% of the people in Izard County, AR are hispanic (370 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,018 ± 6,050 people
  2. El Salvador
    15,360 ± 3,035 people
  3. India
    9,985 ± 2,449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,018 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 15,360 and India with 9,985.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
165 people
1.01%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
138 people

As of 2022, 1.2% of Izard County, AR residents (165 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Izard County, AR was 1.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    393 ± 124
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    198 ± 84
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    137 ± 60

Izard County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Izard County, AR employs 4.19k people. The largest industries in Izard County, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (735 people), Manufacturing (667 people), and Educational Services (583 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($113,750), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($100,139), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($81,667).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.19k
2022 Value
± 467
−5.33%
1 Year decline
± 16.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Izard County, AR declined at a rate of −5.33%, from 4.43k employees to 4.19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Izard County, AR, are Production Occupations (551 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (431 people), and Management Occupations (417 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Izard County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.19k
2022 Value
± 467
−5.33%
1 Year decline
± 16.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Izard County, AR declined at a rate of −5.33%, from 4.43k employees to 4.19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Izard County, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (735 people), Manufacturing (667 people), and Educational Services (583 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Izard County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Izard 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

$45,082
Median earning men ± $6,198
$28,120
Median earning women ± $3,134

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($117,813), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($108,628), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,992).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($80,417), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,813).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 99
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 77
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 59
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Izard County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 79.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.6%), followed by Other (1.77%).

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

In 2022, universities in Izard County, AR awarded 652 degrees. The student population of Izard County, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 322 male students and 661 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Izard County, AR are White (626 and 96%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10 and 1.53%), Black or African American (8 and 1.23%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (5 and 0.767%).

The largest universities in Izard County, AR by number of degrees awarded are Ozarka College (652 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Izard County, AR are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (100 and 15.3%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (90 and 13.8%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (80 and 12.3%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 983 students enrolled in Izard County, AR, 32.8% men and 67.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 932 records, of which 67.1% were women and 32.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 50 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Izard County, AR was General Health Services with 50 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Izard County, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
652 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ozarka College with 652 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 216 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Izard County, AR, which is 0.495 times less than the 436 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 626 degrees mean that there were 62.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 10 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,790) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,030) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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 Izard County, AR was $110,600 in 2022, which is 0.392 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $87,900 to $110,600, a 25.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Izard County, AR is 77.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Izard County, AR have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Izard County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Izard County, AR is $46,159. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Izard County, AR was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $53,355, followed by Census Tract 9604 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $51,250 and $43,000.

In 2022, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Izard County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.604%.

Property

$110,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,216
$3,747
Median Property Taxes
±$353

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

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Rent vs Own

77.3%
Homeownership
2022
61.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.3% of the housing units in Izard County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602
  2. Census Tract 9604
  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Izard County, AR was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $53,355, followed by Census Tract 9604 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $51,250 and $43,000.

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

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Household Income

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$46,159
Median Household Income
± $6,295
4.85k
Number of Households
± 423

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.85k households in Izard County, AR grew to $46,159 from the previous year's value of $45,318.

The following chart displays the households in Izard 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Izard County, 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 (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.22%)
  3. Other (3.5%)

In 2022, 81.4% of workers in Izard County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.22%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.5%).

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Izard County, AR have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in Izard 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 Izard County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Izard County, AR have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Izard County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.604%.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Izard County, AR (2.5k out of 12.7k 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 Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Izard County, AR is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 27.3% of the children was living in poverty in Izard County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 221 in Izard County, AR. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 169 per 100,000 population.

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Health

93.2% of the population of Izard County, AR has health coverage, with 28.1% on employee plans, 25.6% on Medicaid, 21.7% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 4.8% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Izard County, AR see 3407 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.265% increase from the previous year (3398 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4538 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1134 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

3,407 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Izard County, AR

Primary care physicians in Izard County, AR see an average of 3,407 patients per year. This represents a 0.265% increase from the previous year (3,398 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Izard 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 19.9% under 18 years, 16% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 26% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

6.83%
Uninsured
28.1%
Employer Coverage
25.6%
Medicaid
21.7%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
4.8%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Izard County, AR grew by 12.5% from 6.07% to 6.83%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 142 in Izard 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% in Izard County, AR.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.8% in Izard County, AR.

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