Miller County, AR

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2019 Population
43,572
0.427% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
39.5
1.54% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
20.1%
5.41% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$43,371
3.5% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$109,100
2.44% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
17,792
1.09% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Miller County, AR had a population of 43.6k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $43,371. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Miller County, AR declined from 43,759 to 43,572, a −0.427% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,903 to $43,371, a 3.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Miller County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%), Other (Hispanic) (1.37%), and White (Hispanic) (1.32%). 0% of the households in Miller County, AR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.8% of the residents in Miller County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Miller County, AR was $109,100, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%. Most people in Miller County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Miller County, AR was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Arkansas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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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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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Diversity

Miller County, AR is home to a population of 43.6k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 5.36% of Miller County, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.33k people).

In 2019, there were 2.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.8k people) in Miller County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 861 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Miller County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.8k ± 112
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 224
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    861 ± 238
3.33%
Hispanic Population
1.45k people

In 2019, there were 2.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.8k people) in Miller County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 861 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.33% of the people in Miller County, AR are hispanic (1.45k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.33k people
1.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
699 people

As of 2019, 5.36% of Miller County, AR residents (2.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Miller County, AR was 1.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
48
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Miller County, AR was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Miller County, AR are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Miller County, AR residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    60,028 ± 5,955 people
  2. El Salvador
    14,906 ± 2,990 people
  3. India
    8,724 ± 2,290 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 60,028 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 14,906 and India with 8,724.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2019 Citizenship
99%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.8% of Miller County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Miller County, AR was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    773 ± 190
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    762 ± 200
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    449 ± 154

Miller County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Miller County, AR is $43,371. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Miller County, AR was Census Tract 209 with a value of $72,637, followed by Census Tract 208.01 and Census Tract 208.02, with respective values of $64,306 and $60,227.

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,995. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Miller County, AR employs 17.8k people. The largest industries in Miller County, AR are Retail Trade (2,713 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,654 people), and Manufacturing (2,608 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,054), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,950), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,974).

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,371
2019 value
± $3,494
3.5%
1 Year Growth
± 8.93%

Households in Miller County, AR have a median annual income of $43,371, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,903 in 2018, which represents a 3.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,854
Average Male Salary in Arkansas
± $1,935
$41,995
Average Female Salary in Arkansas
± $1,371

In 2019, full-time male employees in Arkansas made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Arkansas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Arkansas
  1. Asian
    $56,874 ± $11,128
  2. White
    $46,626 ± $1,304
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $42,148 ± $38,775

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Arkansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Arkansas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Miller County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.452
2018 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2019, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.384% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 209
  2. Census Tract 208.01
  3. Census Tract 208.02

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Miller County, AR was Census Tract 209 with a value of $72,637, followed by Census Tract 208.01 and Census Tract 208.02, with respective values of $64,306 and $60,227.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Miller County, AR (8.46k out of 42.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 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
    3,965 ± 495
  2. Black
    3,591 ± 382
  3. Hispanic
    585 ± 222

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

17.8k
2019 Value
± 970
1.09%
1 Year growth
± 7.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Miller County, AR grew at a rate of 1.09%, from 17.6k employees to 17.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Miller County, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,156 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,920 people), and Management Occupations (1,799 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Miller County, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Miller County, AR, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,156 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,920 people), and Management Occupations (1,799 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Miller County, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (1.67 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.66 times), and Production Occupations (1.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Miller County, AR, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,462), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($62,952), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($62,019).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.8k
2019 Value
± 970
1.09%
1 Year growth
± 7.64%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Miller County, AR grew at a rate of 1.09%, from 17.6k employees to 17.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Miller County, AR, are Retail Trade (2,713 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,654 people), and Manufacturing (2,608 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Miller County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Miller 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 Miller County, AR, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (2,713 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,654 people), and Manufacturing (2,608 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Miller County, AR has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.47 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.4 times), and Retail Trade (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Miller County, AR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,054), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,950), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,974).

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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. $19.1B
  2. $16.5B
  3. $10.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Meat/seafood with $19.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($16.5B) and Mixed freight ($10.9B).

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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$154B
2018 Value in Arkansas
$263B
Projected 2045 Value in Arkansas
71% growth

In 2018, total outbound Arkansas trade was $154B. This is expected to increase 71% to $263B 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. $12.9B
  2. $7.68B
  3. $6.49B

In 2018, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $12.9B, followed by Mississippi with $7.68B and Tennessee and $6.49B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Miller County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 70.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (26.6%), followed by Other (3.26%). The most partisan county was Polk County, AR with 80.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Miller County, AR
70.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Arkansas
  1. 80.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Arkansas was Polk County, AR with 80.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Arkansas colored by their party leaning.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Miller County, AR was $109,100 in 2019, which is 0.454 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $106,500 to $109,100, a 2.44% increase. The homeownership rate in Miller County, AR is 64.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Miller County, AR have an average commute time of 19.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Miller County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$109,100
2019 Median
± $6,692
$106,500
2018 Median
± $6,633

In 2019, the median property value in Miller County, AR grew to to $109,100 from the previous year's value of $106,500.

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

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Household Income

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$43,371
Median Household Income
± $3,494
16.4k
Number of Households
± 841

In 2019, the median household income of the 16.4k households in Miller County, AR grew to $43,371 from the previous year's value of $41,903.

The following chart displays the households in Miller 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
2019 Homeownership
63.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 64.6% of the housing units in Miller County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Miller County, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Miller County, AR have a shorter commute time (19.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Miller County, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (85.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.26%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.08%)

In 2019, 85.5% of workers in Miller County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.26%) and those who worked at home (3.08%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

90.6% of the population of Miller County, AR has health coverage, with 35% on employee plans, 26% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 2.11% 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 Miller County, AR see 1406 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.33% increase from the previous year (1374 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3090 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 397 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jackson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (28.8%). Additionally, St. Francis County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (48.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,406 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Miller County, AR

Primary care physicians in Miller County, AR see an average of 1,406 patients per year. This represents a 2.33% increase from the previous year (1,374 patients).

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

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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

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,408
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Arkansas
$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

9.43%
Uninsured
35%
Employer Coverage
26%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
2.11%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Miller County, AR declined by 12.3% from 10.7% to 9.43%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Miller 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. 28.8% prevalence
  2. 27.1% prevalence
  3. 21.2% prevalence

Jackson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Arkansas, at 28.8%.

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

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