Johnson County, AR

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2020 Population
26,475
0.391% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.4
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
18.3%
19.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$39,346
2.17% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$107,600
3.96% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
10,398
0.479% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Johnson County, AR had a population of 26.5k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $39,346. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Johnson County, AR grew from 26,372 to 26,475, a 0.391% increase and its median household income grew from $38,511 to $39,346, a 2.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.9%), White (Hispanic) (10.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.77%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.08%).

None of the households in Johnson 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.

94% of the residents in Johnson County, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Johnson County, AR are University of the Ozarks (139 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Johnson County, AR was $107,600, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%.

Most people in Johnson County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Johnson County, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Johnson County, AR is home to a population of 26.5k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2020, 8.95% of Johnson County, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.37k people).

In 2020, there were 7.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.9k people) in Johnson County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.67k White (Hispanic) and 734 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94%
2020 Citizenship
93.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94% of Johnson County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Johnson County, AR was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Johnson County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.9k ± 107
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.67k ± 296
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    734 ± 142
14%
Hispanic Population
3.7k people

In 2020, there were 7.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.9k people) in Johnson County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.67k White (Hispanic) and 734 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14% of the people in Johnson County, AR are hispanic (3.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Johnson 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

8.95%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.37k people
9.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people

As of 2020, 8.95% of Johnson County, AR residents (2.37k 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 Johnson County, AR was 9.36%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    603 ± 124
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    320 ± 136
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    269 ± 100

Johnson County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Johnson County, AR employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Johnson County, AR are Manufacturing (2,468 people), Retail Trade (1,438 people), and Educational Services (1,079 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,893), Information ($49,625), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($49,224).

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

10.4k
2020 Value
± 723
−0.479%
1 Year decline
± 9.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Johnson County, AR declined at a rate of −0.479%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Johnson County, AR, are Production Occupations (1,603 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,076 people), and Management Occupations (1,023 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Johnson County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.4k
2020 Value
± 723
−0.479%
1 Year decline
± 9.27%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Johnson County, AR declined at a rate of −0.479%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Johnson County, AR, are Manufacturing (2,468 people), Retail Trade (1,438 people), and Educational Services (1,079 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Johnson County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Johnson County, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,655
Median earning men ± $3,149
$22,105
Median earning women ± $2,395

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($76,679), Information ($53,194), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,955).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($36,118), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,680), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($31,297).

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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. 149
    Manufacturing
  2. 127
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 115
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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. $250k
    Manufacturing
  2. $43.4k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $33.3k
    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 Johnson County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 73% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24%), followed by Other (1.9%).

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.

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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In 2020, universities in Johnson County, AR awarded 139 degrees. The student population of Johnson County, AR in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 418 male students and 418 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Johnson County, AR are White (69 and 65.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (12 and 11.4%), Two or More Races (8 and 7.62%), and Black or African American (7 and 6.67%).

The largest universities in Johnson County, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of the Ozarks (139 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Johnson County, AR are General Business Administration & Management (33 and 23.7%), Public Health Education & Promotion (21 and 15.1%), and General Biological Sciences (15 and 10.8%).

The median tuition cost in Johnson County, AR for private four year colleges is $24,950.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Johnson County, AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 55.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 836 (50% men and 50% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 836 students enrolled in Johnson County, AR, 50% men and 50% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 347 records, of which 47.3% were women and 52.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 33 degree-majors awarded
  2. 21 degree-majors awarded
  3. 15 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Johnson County, AR was General Business Administration & Management with 33 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
139 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of the Ozarks with 139 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 68 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Johnson County, AR, which is 0.958 times less than the 71 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 69 degrees mean that there were 5.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 12 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 ($24,950) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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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 Johnson County, AR was $107,600 in 2020, which is 0.468 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $103,500 to $107,600, a 3.96% increase. The homeownership rate in Johnson County, AR is 72.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Johnson County, AR have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Johnson County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Johnson County, AR is $39,346. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Johnson County, AR was Census Tract 9522 with a value of $44,773, followed by Census Tract 9519 and Census Tract 9517, with respective values of $44,000 and $42,489.

In 2021, 15.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Johnson County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1%.

Property

$107,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,740
$7,098
Median Property Taxes
±$533

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 Johnson County, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
Homeownership
2020
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.5% of the housing units in Johnson County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9522
  2. Census Tract 9519
  3. Census Tract 9517

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Johnson County, AR was Census Tract 9522 with a value of $44,773, followed by Census Tract 9519 and Census Tract 9517, with respective values of $44,000 and $42,489.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Johnson 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.
$39,346
Median Household Income
± $2,879
9.79k
Number of Households
± 650

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.79k households in Johnson County, AR grew to $39,346 from the previous year's value of $38,511.

The following chart displays the households in Johnson County, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Johnson 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 (79%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.8%)

In 2020, 79% of workers in Johnson County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (3.8%).

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

18.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Johnson County, AR have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.26% of the workforce in Johnson 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 Johnson County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Johnson County, AR have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 15.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Johnson County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Johnson County, AR (4.72k out of 25.8k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Johnson County, AR is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 23.5% of the children was living in poverty in Johnson County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 244 in Johnson County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 39.6 per 100,000 population.

The graph shows the trend in the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population.

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92.5% of the population of Johnson County, AR has health coverage, with 38.1% on employee plans, 27% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 2.67% 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 Johnson County, AR see 1910 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.91% increase from the previous year (1770 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4430 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 374 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% 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

1,910 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Johnson County, AR

Primary care physicians in Johnson County, AR see an average of 1,910 patients per year. This represents a 7.91% increase from the previous year (1,770 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Johnson County, AR in comparison to 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 26.5% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

7.55%
Uninsured
38.1%
Employer Coverage
27%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
2.67%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Johnson County, AR declined by 31.7% from 11.1% to 7.55%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 64.9 in Johnson 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 40.4% in Johnson County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13% in Johnson County, AR.

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