Springdale, AR

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Population

77,252

1.4% growth

Median Age

31


Median Household Income

$47,993

7% growth

Poverty Rate

18.8%


Number of Employees

35,303

3.85% growth

Median Property Value

$142,700

1.86% growth

About

In 2017, Springdale, AR had a population of 77.3k people with a median age of 31 and a median household income of $47,993. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Springdale, AR grew from 76,188 to 77,252, a 1.4% increase and its median household income grew from $44,854 to $47,993, a 7% increase.

The population of Springdale, AR is 49.1% White Alone, 36.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.37% Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone. N/A% of the people in Springdale, AR speak a non-English language, and 80.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Springdale, AR are Northwest Technical Institute (160 degrees awarded in 2016), Career Academy of Hair Design (140 degrees), and Ecclesia College (29 degrees).

The median property value in Springdale, AR is $142,700, and the homeownership rate is 49.6%. Most people in Springdale, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Springdale, AR is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: The Boston Mountains in Northwest Arkansas, a subset of the Ozarks.

Economy

The economy of Springdale, AR employs 35.3k people. The largest industries in Springdale, AR are Manufacturing (9,001 people), Retail Trade (4,206 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,534 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($74,485), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,964), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,197).

Median household income in Springdale, AR is $47,993. Males in Springdale, 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 Springdale, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.453, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,993

2017 value

± $1,508

7%

1 Year Growth

± 6.35%

Households in Springdale, AR have a median annual income of $47,993, 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 $44,854 in 2016, which represents a 7% 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 Arkansas 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 Arkansas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Springdale, 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 105.10

  2. Census Tract 101.01

  3. Census Tract 104.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Springdale, AR was Census Tract 105.10 with a value of $61,688, followed by Census Tract 101.01 and Census Tract 104.01, with respective values of $52,426 and $49,081.

The following map shows all of the places in Springdale, 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

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Springdale, AR (14.4k out of 76.4k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 6 - 11.

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. Hispanic

    7,729 ± 768

  2. White

    6,020 ± 761

  3. Other

    5,157 ± 730

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Springdale, AR is Hispanic, followed by White 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

35.3k

2017 Value

± 1,546

3.85%

1 Year growth

± 6.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Springdale, AR grew at a rate of 3.85%, from 34k employees to 35.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Springdale, AR, are Production Occupations (5,641 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,792 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,516 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Springdale, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Springdale, AR, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (5,641 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,792 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,516 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Springdale, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.76 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.47 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Springdale, AR, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($66,947), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($66,397), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($64,886).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

35.3k

2017 Value

± 1,546

3.85%

1 Year growth

± 6.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Springdale, AR grew at a rate of 3.85%, from 34k employees to 35.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Springdale, AR, are Manufacturing (9,001 people), Retail Trade (4,206 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,534 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Springdale, AR, though some of these residents may live in Springdale, 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 Springdale, AR, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (9,001 people), Retail Trade (4,206 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,534 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Springdale, AR has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (5.28 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.52 times), and Construction (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Springdale, AR, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($74,485), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,964), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($50,197).

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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 ($17.5B) and Mixed freight ($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

82.1% of the population of Springdale, AR has health coverage, with 44.6% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 6.37% on Medicare, 8.71% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Springdale, AR see 1522 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.588% decrease from the previous year (1531 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2218 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 488 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

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1,522 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see an average of 1,522 patients per year. This represents a 0.588% decrease from the previous year (1,531 patients).

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

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 

$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

17.9%

Uninsured

44.6%

Employer Coverage

21.3%

Medicaid

6.37%

Medicare

8.71%

Non-Group

1.03%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Springdale, AR declined by 6.58% from 19.2% to 17.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Springdale, 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

Springdale, AR is home to a population of 77.3k people, from which 80.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Springdale, AR residents were born outside of the country (18.6k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Springdale, AR is composed of 37.9k White Alone residents (49.1%), 28.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (36.5%), 4.92k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (6.37%), 1.95k Black or African American Alone residents (2.52%), 1.78k Asian Alone residents (2.31%), 1.73k Two or More Races residents (2.23%), 383 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.496%), and 382 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.494%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Springdale, AR are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Springdale, AR was 31. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Springdale, AR are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Springdale, AR residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    18.6k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Springdale, AR residents (18.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Springdale, AR was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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

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Citizenship

80.6%

2017 Citizenship

80.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 80.6% of Springdale, AR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Springdale, AR was 80.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    37.9k ± 1.05k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    28.2k ± 2.59k

  3. Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone

    4.92k ± 547

In 2017, there were 1.34 times more White Alone residents (37.9k people) in Springdale, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.2k Hispanic or Latino and 4.92k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Springdale, AR as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Springdale, AR citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Springdale, AR was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Springdale, AR are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,123 ± 227

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    627 ± 192

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    558 ± 212

Springdale, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Springdale, AR awarded 329 degrees. The student population of Springdale, AR is skewed towards women, with 306 male students and 437 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Springdale, AR are White (232 and 72.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (61 and 19.1%), Black or African American (13 and 4.08%), and Asian (4 and 1.25%).

The largest universities in Springdale, AR by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Technical Institute (160 and 48.6%), Career Academy of Hair Design (140 and 42.6%), and Ecclesia College (29 and 8.81%).

The most popular majors in Springdale, AR are General Cosmetology (90 and 27.4%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (44 and 13.4%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (31 and 9.42%).

The median tuition costs in Springdale, AR are $14,250 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Springdale, AR was General Cosmetology with 90 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 160 degrees awarded

  2. 140 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$14,250

Median Private

In 2016, the Springdale, AR institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Technical Institute with 160 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

126

Degrees Awarded to Men

203

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 126 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Springdale, AR, which is 0.621 times less than the 203 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

    232 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    61 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Springdale, AR were to White students. These 232 degrees mean that there were 3.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 61 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Springdale, AR was $142,700 in 2017, which is 0.656 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $140,100 to $142,700, a 1.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Springdale, AR is 49.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Springdale, AR have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Springdale, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,993

Median Household Income

± $1,508

25.9k

Number of Households

± 1,314

In 2017, the median household income of the 25.9k households in Springdale, AR grew to $47,993 from the previous year's value of $44,854.

The following chart displays the households in Springdale, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$142,700

2017 Median

± $3,609

$140,100

2016 Median

± $4,257

In 2017, the median property value in Springdale, AR grew to to $142,700 from the previous year's value of $140,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Springdale, 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 Springdale, AR the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Springdale, AR distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Springdale, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

49.6%

2017 Homeownership

49.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.6% of the housing units in Springdale, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Springdale, 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 Springdale, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Springdale, AR have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Springdale, AR have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.02% of the workforce in Springdale, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.9%

  2. Carpooled

    17.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.34%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Springdale, AR was Drove Alone (78.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (17.5%) and those who Worked At Home (2.34%).

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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