Clark County, AR

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2020 Population
22,341
0.201% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
32.6
3.26% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
20.9%
3.22% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$39,500
5.09% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$116,100
4.03% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
10,240
3.17% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Clark County, AR had a population of 22.3k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $39,500. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clark County, AR declined from 22,386 to 22,341, a −0.201% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,620 to $39,500, a −5.09% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clark County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.2%), Other (Hispanic) (2.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%), and White (Hispanic) (1.77%).

None of the households in Clark County, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Clark County, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clark County, AR are Henderson State University (786 degrees awarded in 2020) and Ouachita Baptist University (367 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Clark County, AR was $116,100, and the homeownership rate was 59%.

Most people in Clark County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Clark County, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Clark County, AR is home to a population of 22.3k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.29% of Clark County, AR residents were born outside of the country (511 people).

In 2020, there were 2.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.2k people) in Clark County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 663 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2020 Citizenship
98%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.4% of Clark County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Clark County, AR was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clark County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.2k ± 14
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.4k ± 108
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    663 ± 157
4.83%
Hispanic Population
1.08k people

In 2020, there were 2.82 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.2k people) in Clark County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 663 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.83% of the people in Clark County, AR are hispanic (1.08k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,610 ± 6,079 people
  2. El Salvador
    14,219 ± 2,921 people
  3. India
    8,923 ± 2,316 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,610 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 14,219 and India with 8,923.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.29%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
511 people
2.77%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
620 people

As of 2020, 2.29% of Clark County, AR residents (511 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clark County, AR was 2.77%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    402 ± 126
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    191 ± 103
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    150 ± 85

Clark County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Clark County, AR employs 10.2k people. The largest industries in Clark County, AR are Educational Services (1,560 people), Retail Trade (1,400 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,336 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($154,432), Utilities ($58,806), and Finance & Insurance ($52,917).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,744. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

10.2k
2020 Value
± 704
−3.17%
1 Year decline
± 9.62%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clark County, AR declined at a rate of −3.17%, from 10.6k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clark County, AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,225 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,032 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (962 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clark County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.2k
2020 Value
± 704
−3.17%
1 Year decline
± 9.62%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clark County, AR declined at a rate of −3.17%, from 10.6k employees to 10.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clark County, AR, are Educational Services (1,560 people), Retail Trade (1,400 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,336 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clark County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Clark County, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$29,837
Median earning men ± $3,540
$20,874
Median earning women ± $3,572

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($177,500), Public Administration ($49,868), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,375), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,250), and Public Administration ($35,727).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 215
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 158
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 107
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $201k
    Manufacturing
  2. $52.7k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $43.9k
    Retail Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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. $14.2B
  2. $13.7B
  3. $9.55B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $14.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($13.7B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($9.55B).

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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$144B
2020 Value in Arkansas
$271B
Projected 2050 Value in Arkansas
87.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Arkansas trade was $144B. This is expected to increase 87.8% to $271B by 2050.

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. $11.8B
  2. $6.92B
  3. $5.91B

In 2020, the top outbound Arkansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $11.8B, followed by Mississippi with $6.92B and Oklahoma and $5.91B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clark County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41%), followed by Other (3.12%).

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Clark County, AR awarded 1,153 degrees. The student population of Clark County, AR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,992 male students and 2,875 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clark County, AR are White (859 and 75.7%), followed by Black or African American (164 and 14.5%), Hispanic or Latino (62 and 5.47%), and Two or More Races (33 and 2.91%).

The largest universities in Clark County, AR by number of degrees awarded are Henderson State University (786 and 68.2%) and Ouachita Baptist University (367 and 31.8%).

The most popular majors in Clark County, AR are Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language Instructor (98 and 8.5%), General Business (73 and 6.33%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (70 and 6.07%).

The median tuition costs in Clark County, AR are $28,480 for private four year colleges, and $5,760 and $7,680 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Clark County, AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 69.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 4,867 (40.9% men and 59.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 4,867 students enrolled in Clark County, AR, 40.9% men and 59.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,426 records, of which 60.2% were women and 39.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 51 degree-majors awarded
  2. 70 degree-majors awarded
  3. 54 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Clark County, AR was General Psychology with 51 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 786 degrees awarded
  2. 367 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Henderson State University with 786 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 402 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clark County, AR, which is 0.535 times less than the 751 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 859 degrees mean that there were 5.24 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 164 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,480) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,632) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.79% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.729% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (800k), Some college (553k), and Secondary Education (375k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Clark County, AR was $116,100 in 2020, which is 0.505 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $111,600 to $116,100, a 4.03% increase. The homeownership rate in Clark County, AR is 59%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Clark County, AR have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clark County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clark County, AR is $39,500. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clark County, AR was Census Tract 9536.02 with a value of $58,723, followed by Census Tract 9537 and Census Tract 9538, with respective values of $40,423 and $31,854.

In 2021, 12.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clark County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.83%.

Property

$116,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,291
$4,920
Median Property Taxes
±$449

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clark County, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clark County, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59%
Homeownership
2020
62.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59% of the housing units in Clark County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 57.5%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Clark County, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9536.02
  2. Census Tract 9537
  3. Census Tract 9538

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clark County, AR was Census Tract 9536.02 with a value of $58,723, followed by Census Tract 9537 and Census Tract 9538, with respective values of $40,423 and $31,854.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$39,500
Median Household Income
± $3,635
8.34k
Number of Households
± 631

In 2020, the median household income of the 8.34k households in Clark County, AR declined from $39,500 from the previous year's value of $41,620.

The following chart displays the households in Clark 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 range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clark County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.45
2020 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.101% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.9%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Walked (5.34%)

In 2020, 76.9% of workers in Clark County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who walked to work (5.34%).

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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Commute Time

19.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clark County, AR have a shorter commute time (19.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.89% of the workforce in Clark County, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 12.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clark County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 2.83%.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clark County, AR (4.18k out of 19.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clark 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 23.1% of the children was living in poverty in Clark County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 8.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 329 in Clark County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 49.5 per 100,000 population.

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91% of the population of Clark County, AR has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 21.3% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.39% 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 Clark County, AR see 2206 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (2229 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2029 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 360 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Arkansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,206 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clark County, AR

Primary care physicians in Clark County, AR see an average of 2,206 patients per year. This represents a 1.03% decrease from the previous year (2,229 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.5% under 18 years, 29.5% between 18 and 34 years, 31.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.03%
Uninsured
44.2%
Employer Coverage
21.3%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clark County, AR grew by 5.95% from 8.52% to 9.03%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clark County, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 58.9 in Clark County, AR.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 26.4% in Clark County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.67% in Clark County, AR.

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