Johnson County, AR

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Population

26,155

0.5% growth

Median Age

37.8


Median Household Income

$35,758

5.07% growth

Poverty Rate

22.5%


Number of Employees

10,427

0.627% growth

Median Property Value

$95,400

5.88% growth

About

In 2017, Johnson County, AR had a population of 26.2k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $35,758. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Johnson County, AR grew from 26,025 to 26,155, a 0.5% increase and its median household income grew from $34,031 to $35,758, a 5.07% increase.

The population of Johnson County, AR is 80.3% White Alone, 13.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.32% Two or More Races. 11.4% of the people in Johnson County, AR speak a non-English language, and 93.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Johnson County, AR are University of the Ozarks (136 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Johnson County, AR is $95,400, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Johnson County, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, AR is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Johnson County, AR employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, AR are Manufacturing (2,707 people), Retail Trade (1,507 people), and Educational Services (1,269 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($65,069), Utilities ($52,065), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,734).

Median household income in Johnson County, AR is $35,758. Males in Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,758

2017 value

± $1,574

5.07%

1 Year Growth

± 8.98%

Households in Johnson County, AR have a median annual income of $35,758, 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 $34,031 in 2016, which represents a 5.07% 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 Johnson 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 Johnson 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Johnson County, AR by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Johnson 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 9519

  2. Census Tract 9517

  3. Census Tract 9521

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, AR was Census Tract 9519 with a value of $38,948, followed by Census Tract 9517 and Census Tract 9521, with respective values of $36,157 and $35,079.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, AR (5.73k out of 25.4k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

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

    5,292 ± 457

  2. Hispanic

    1,632 ± 275

  3. Other

    164 ± 125

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Johnson County, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k

2017 Value

± 641

0.627%

1 Year growth

± 8.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnson County, AR grew at a rate of 0.627%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, AR, are Production Occupations (1,648 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,190 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (995 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Johnson County, AR, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,648 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,190 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (995 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.73 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.45 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Johnson County, AR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($51,806), Management Occupations ($51,683), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($51,082).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k

2017 Value

± 641

0.627%

1 Year growth

± 8.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Johnson County, AR grew at a rate of 0.627%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, AR, are Manufacturing (2,707 people), Retail Trade (1,507 people), and Educational Services (1,269 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,707 people), Retail Trade (1,507 people), and Educational Services (1,269 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Johnson County, AR has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (2.56 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.45 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.33 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Johnson County, AR, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($65,069), Utilities ($52,065), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,734).

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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

89% of the population of Johnson County, AR has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 2% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, AR see 1867 patients per year on average, which represents a 14.9% increase from the previous year (1625 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2908 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 403 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

1,867 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, AR see an average of 1,867 patients per year. This represents a 14.9% increase from the previous year (1,625 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Johnson County, AR in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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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

11%

Uninsured

41.6%

Employer Coverage

23.5%

Medicaid

11.4%

Medicare

10.5%

Non-Group

2%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, AR declined by 14.6% from 12.9% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Johnson 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

Johnson County, AR is home to a population of 26.2k people, from which 93.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.32% of Johnson County, AR residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Johnson County, AR is composed of 21k White Alone residents (80.3%), 3.59k Hispanic or Latino residents (13.7%), 606 Two or More Races residents (2.32%), 428 Asian Alone residents (1.64%), 415 Black or African American Alone residents (1.59%), 61 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.233%), 25 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0956%), and 16 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0612%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Johnson County, AR are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,214 speakers), German (138 speakers), and Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (73 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Johnson County, AR was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Johnson County, AR are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Johnson County, AR residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.32%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.73%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 8.32% of Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR was 7.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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 Johnson County, AR was Mexico, the natal country of 62,950 Johnson County, AR residents, followed by El Salvador with 12,524 and India with 8,219.

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Citizenship

93.5%

2017 Citizenship

93.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.5% of Johnson County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, AR was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    21k ± 13

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.59k ± 341

  3. Two or More Races

    606 ± 96.4

In 2017, there were 5.86 times more White Alone residents (21k people) in Johnson County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.59k Hispanic or Latino and 606 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 Johnson County, AR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,214 speakers (9.18%)

  2. German

    138 speakers (0.572%)

  3. Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

    73 speakers (0.303%)

11.4% of Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 9.18% of the overall population of Johnson County, AR are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.572% speak German and 0.303% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    738 ± 120

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    340 ± 130

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    199 ± 75

Johnson County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Johnson County, AR awarded 136 degrees. The student population of Johnson County, AR is skewed towards women, with 339 male students and 347 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Johnson County, AR are White (81 and 76.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 14.2%), Black or African American (6 and 5.66%), and Two or More Races (3 and 2.83%).

The largest universities in Johnson County, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of the Ozarks (136 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Johnson County, AR are General Business Administration & Management (20 and 14.7%), General Biological Sciences (14 and 10.3%), and General Psychology (12 and 8.82%).

The median tuition costs in Johnson County, AR are $23,750 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 20 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Johnson County, AR was General Business Administration & Management with 20 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

136 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$23,750

Median Private

In 2016, the Johnson County, AR institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of the Ozarks with 136 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

61

Degrees Awarded to Men

75

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 61 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Johnson County, AR, which is 0.813 times less than the 75 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    81 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    15 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Johnson County, AR were to White students. These 81 degrees mean that there were 5.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Johnson County, AR was $95,400 in 2017, which is 0.438 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $90,100 to $95,400, a 5.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, AR is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Johnson County, AR have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Johnson 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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$35,758

Median Household Income

± $1,574

9.9k

Number of Households

± 581

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.9k households in Johnson County, AR grew to $35,758 from the previous year's value of $34,031.

The following chart displays the households in Johnson 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 - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$95,400

2017 Median

± $4,150

$90,100

2016 Median

± $4,466

In 2017, the median property value in Johnson County, AR grew to to $95,400 from the previous year's value of $90,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.8%

2017 Homeownership

71.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.8% of the housing units in Johnson County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Johnson County, AR have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, AR have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Johnson County, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.63%

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

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