Montgomery County, AR

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2022 Population
8,555
0.352% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
50.5
0.198% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.2%
4.07% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,103
14.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$126,200
8.05% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Montgomery County, AR had a population of 8.56k people with a median age of 50.5 and a median household income of $47,103. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Montgomery County, AR grew from 8,525 to 8,555, a 0.352% increase and its median household income grew from $41,032 to $47,103, a 14.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3%), Other (Hispanic) (2.64%), White (Hispanic) (1.09%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.842%).

None of the households in Montgomery 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.

97.8% of the residents in Montgomery County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Montgomery County, AR was $126,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.4%.

Most people in Montgomery County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Montgomery County, AR is home to a population of 8.56k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.44% of Montgomery County, AR residents were born outside of the country (209 people).

In 2022, there were 29.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.68k people) in Montgomery County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 257 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 226 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Montgomery County, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, AR was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.68k ± 17
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    257 ± 87.1
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    226 ± 104
4.85%
Hispanic Population
415 people

In 2022, there were 29.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.68k people) in Montgomery County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 257 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 226 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.85% of the people in Montgomery County, AR are hispanic (415 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

2.44%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
209 people
2.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
230 people

As of 2022, 2.44% of Montgomery County, AR residents (209 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Montgomery County, AR was 2.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    335 ± 91
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    61 ± 47
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    57 ± 40

Montgomery County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Montgomery County, AR employs 3.25k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, AR are Retail Trade (463 people), Educational Services (385 people), and Manufacturing (374 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($203,864), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($69,688), and Transportation & Warehousing ($69,688).

Occupations

3.25k
2022 Value
± 332
4.17%
1 Year growth
± 13.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montgomery County, AR grew at a rate of 4.17%, from 3.12k employees to 3.25k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, AR, are Sales & Related Occupations (414 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (321 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (283 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.25k
2022 Value
± 332
4.17%
1 Year growth
± 13.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Montgomery County, AR grew at a rate of 4.17%, from 3.12k employees to 3.25k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, AR, are Retail Trade (463 people), Educational Services (385 people), and Manufacturing (374 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,429
Median earning men ± $6,623
$24,488
Median earning women ± $3,162

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,929), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($58,750), and Construction ($49,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,161), Manufacturing ($55,278), and Wholesale Trade ($55,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

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. 35
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 32
    Manufacturing
  3. 25
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Montgomery County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 78.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.9%), followed by Other (1.81%).

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, AR was $126,200 in 2022, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $116,800 to $126,200, a 8.05% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, AR is 80.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Montgomery County, AR have an average commute time of 36.1 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.

Median household income in Montgomery County, AR is $47,103. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, AR was Census Tract 9532 with a value of $49,497, followed by Census Tract 9530 and Census Tract 9531, with respective values of $46,890 and $41,711.

Property

$126,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,329
$2,887
Median Property Taxes
±$286

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

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

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Rent vs Own

80.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.4% of the housing units in Montgomery County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9532
  2. Census Tract 9530
  3. Census Tract 9531

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, AR was Census Tract 9532 with a value of $49,497, followed by Census Tract 9530 and Census Tract 9531, with respective values of $46,890 and $41,711.

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

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Household Income

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$47,103
Median Household Income
± $3,596
3.59k
Number of Households
± 331

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.59k households in Montgomery County, AR grew to $47,103 from the previous year's value of $41,032.

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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.2%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.91%)

In 2022, 80.2% of workers in Montgomery County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (3.91%).

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

36.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, AR have a longer commute time (36.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.72% of the workforce in Montgomery 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 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.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, AR (1.53k out of 8.41k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery County, AR is White, followed by Two Or More 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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Health

88.3% of the population of Montgomery County, AR has health coverage, with 28.7% on employee plans, 24.1% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 2.67% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, AR see 4493 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.695% increase from the previous year (4462 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4503 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4503 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,493 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, AR

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, AR see an average of 4,493 patients per year. This represents a 0.695% increase from the previous year (4,462 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
28.7%
Employer Coverage
24.1%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
2.67%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, AR grew by 7.17% from 10.9% to 11.7%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 37.1% in Montgomery County, AR.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15% in Montgomery County, AR.

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