Montgomery County, AR

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2019 Population
8,950
0.478% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
50.4
0.8% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
21.3%
13% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$35,741
5.58% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$102,800
3.66% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
3,262
0.67% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Montgomery County, AR had a population of 8.95k people with a median age of 50.4 and a median household income of $35,741. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Montgomery County, AR declined from 8,993 to 8,950, a −0.478% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,855 to $35,741, a −5.58% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), Other (Hispanic) (3.06%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.47%), and White (Hispanic) (1.22%). 0% of the households in Montgomery County, AR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.9% of the residents in Montgomery County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Montgomery County, AR was $102,800, and the homeownership rate was 81.3%. Most people in Montgomery County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery 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.

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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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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

Montgomery County, AR is home to a population of 8.95k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 8.84% of Montgomery County, AR residents were born outside of the country (791 people).

In 2019, there were 29.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.14k people) in Montgomery County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 274 Other (Hispanic) and 230 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.14k ± 7
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    274 ± 75
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    230 ± 79.3
4.34%
Hispanic Population
388 people

In 2019, there were 29.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.14k people) in Montgomery County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 274 Other (Hispanic) and 230 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.34% of the people in Montgomery County, AR are hispanic (388 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.84%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
791 people
3.36%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
302 people

As of 2019, 8.84% of Montgomery County, AR residents (791 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 Montgomery County, AR was 3.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

52
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
34
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Montgomery County, AR was 50.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 52, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 34. But people in Montgomery County, AR are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Montgomery County, AR residents was 50.

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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

97.9%
2019 Citizenship
97.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97.9% of Montgomery County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, AR was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    383 ± 112
  2. Korea
    96 ± 51
  3. World War II
    44 ± 38

Montgomery County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Montgomery County, AR is $35,741. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, AR was Census Tract 9530 with a value of $41,781, followed by Census Tract 9531 and Census Tract 9532, with respective values of $34,728 and $30,278.

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 Montgomery County, AR employs 3.26k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (405 people), Construction (379 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (348 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($232,791), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,438), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,500).

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,741
2019 value
± $5,112
−5.58%
1 Year Growth
± 19.3%

Households in Montgomery County, AR have a median annual income of $35,741, 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 $37,855 in 2018, which represents a −5.58% 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.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery 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.

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 9530
  2. Census Tract 9531
  3. Census Tract 9532

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, AR was Census Tract 9530 with a value of $41,781, followed by Census Tract 9531 and Census Tract 9532, with respective values of $34,728 and $30,278.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, AR (1.88k out of 8.8k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    1,511 ± 215
  2. Hispanic
    191 ± 96
  3. Other
    173 ± 101

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

3.26k
2019 Value
± 301
−0.67%
1 Year decline
± 13.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Montgomery County, AR declined at a rate of −0.67%, from 3.28k employees to 3.26k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, AR, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (336 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (333 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (319 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, AR, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (336 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (333 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (319 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.51 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.04 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, AR, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($76,389), Transportation Occupations ($51,121), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($48,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.26k
2019 Value
± 301
−0.67%
1 Year decline
± 13.7%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Montgomery County, AR declined at a rate of −0.67%, from 3.28k employees to 3.26k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (405 people), Construction (379 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (348 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, AR, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (405 people), Construction (379 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (348 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, AR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.04 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.42 times), and Construction (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Montgomery County, AR, by median earnings, are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($232,791), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,438), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,500).

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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 Montgomery County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 74.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (21%), followed by Other (4.72%). 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 Montgomery County, AR
74.3% 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 Montgomery County, AR was $102,800 in 2019, which is 0.427 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $106,700 to $102,800, a 3.66% decrease. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, AR is 81.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Montgomery County, AR have an average commute time of 28.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$102,800
2019 Median
± $9,582
$106,700
2018 Median
± $12,255

In 2019, the median property value in Montgomery County, AR declined from to $102,800 from the previous year's value of $106,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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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$35,741
Median Household Income
± $5,112
3.75k
Number of Households
± 320

In 2019, the median household income of the 3.75k households in Montgomery County, AR declined from $35,741 from the previous year's value of $37,855.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery 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 $15k - $20k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

81.3%
2019 Homeownership
82.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 81.3% of the housing units in Montgomery County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.6%.

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

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Commute Time

28.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, AR have a longer commute time (28.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 5.87% of the workforce in Montgomery County, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (14.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.02%)

In 2019, 80.9% of workers in Montgomery County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.9%) and those who worked at home (3.02%).

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

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Health

89.8% of the population of Montgomery County, AR has health coverage, with 26.2% on employee plans, 28% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 3.44% 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 Montgomery County, AR see 4462 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0448% increase from the previous year (4460 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4493 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4493 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

4,462 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, AR

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, AR see an average of 4,462 patients per year. This represents a 0.0448% increase from the previous year (4,460 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery 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

10.2%
Uninsured
26.2%
Employer Coverage
28%
Medicaid
18.4%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
3.44%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, AR declined by 14.8% from 12% to 10.2%.

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