Piney, AR

Census Place

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2022 Population
4,563
3.82% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.6
12.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
38.3%
20.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$45,000
5.52% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$110,000
13.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,084
9.23% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Piney, AR had a population of 4.56k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $45,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Piney, AR declined from 4,744 to 4,563, a −3.82% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,647 to $45,000, a 5.52% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Piney, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.54%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.86%), Other (Hispanic) (1.47%), and White (Hispanic) (1.21%).

None of the households in Piney, 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.

99% of the residents in Piney, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Piney, AR are National Park College (792 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Piney, AR was $110,000, and the homeownership rate was 48.2%.

Most people in Piney, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Piney, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Piney, AR is home to a population of 4.56k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.04% of Piney, AR residents were born outside of the country (93 people).

In 2022, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.95k people) in Piney, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 344 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 85 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99% of Piney, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Piney, AR was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Piney, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.95k ± 744
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    344 ± 201
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    85 ± 62.4
2.85%
Hispanic Population
130 people

In 2022, there were 11.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.95k people) in Piney, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 344 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 85 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.85% of the people in Piney, AR are hispanic (130 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,018 ± 6,050 people
  2. El Salvador
    15,360 ± 3,035 people
  3. India
    9,985 ± 2,449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,018 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 15,360 and India with 9,985.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
93 people
1.29%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
61 people

As of 2022, 2.04% of Piney, AR residents (93 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 Piney, AR was 1.29%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    87 ± 87
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    75 ± 78
  3. Vietnam
    18 ± 29

Piney, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Piney, AR employs 2.08k people. The largest industries in Piney, AR are Retail Trade (464 people), Accommodation & Food Services (340 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (281 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,167), Transportation & Warehousing ($67,167), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,578).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.08k
2022 Value
± 420
−9.23%
1 Year decline
± 31.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Piney, AR declined at a rate of −9.23%, from 2.3k employees to 2.08k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Piney, AR, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (284 people), Sales & Related Occupations (276 people), and Production Occupations (210 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Piney, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.08k
2022 Value
± 420
−9.23%
1 Year decline
± 31.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Piney, AR declined at a rate of −9.23%, from 2.3k employees to 2.08k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Piney, AR, are Retail Trade (464 people), Accommodation & Food Services (340 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (281 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Piney, AR, though some of these residents may live in Piney, 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

$35,375
Median earning men ± $5,211
$19,300
Median earning women ± $2,975

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,167), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,078), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($51,141).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,537), Retail Trade ($19,549), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($18,514).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Piney, AR awarded 792 degrees. The student population of Piney, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 961 male students and 1,379 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Piney, AR are White (554 and 70.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (89 and 11.4%), Black or African American (73 and 9.35%), and Asian (39 and 4.99%).

The largest universities in Piney, AR by number of degrees awarded are National Park College (792 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Piney, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (106 and 13.4%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (101 and 12.8%), and Welding Technology (95 and 12%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,340 students enrolled in Piney, AR, 41.1% men and 58.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,796 records, of which 59.7% were women and 40.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 87 degrees awarded
  2. 58 degrees awarded
  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Piney, AR was Pre-Nursing Studies with 87 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
792 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was National Park College with 792 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 379 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Piney, AR, which is 0.918 times less than the 413 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 554 degrees mean that there were 6.22 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 89 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,300) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,350) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Piney, AR was $110,000 in 2022, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $97,200 to $110,000, a 13.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Piney, AR is 48.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Piney, AR have an average commute time of 14.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Piney, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$110,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$26,793
$912
Median Property Taxes
±$237

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

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

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Rent vs Own

48.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 48.2% of the housing units in Piney, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.7%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$45,000
Median Household Income
± $14,997
1.89k
Number of Households
± 364

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.89k households in Piney, AR grew to $45,000 from the previous year's value of $42,647.

The following chart displays the households in Piney, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Piney, 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 (80.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.17%)
  3. Carpooled (5.56%)

In 2022, 80.8% of workers in Piney, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.17%) and those who carpooled to work (5.56%).

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

14.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Piney, AR have a shorter commute time (14.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Piney, 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 Piney, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Piney, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

38.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Piney, AR (1.73k out of 4.52k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Piney, AR is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

89.2% of the population of Piney, AR has health coverage, with 18.7% on employee plans, 50.3% on Medicaid, 9.61% on Medicare, 9.48% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Garland County, AR see 1156 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.26% increase from the previous year (1153 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1691 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 342 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,156 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Garland County, AR

Primary care physicians in Garland County, AR see an average of 1,156 patients per year. This represents a 0.26% increase from the previous year (1,153 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Garland 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 30.5% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 33% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.6% were men and 53.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.8%
Uninsured
18.7%
Employer Coverage
50.3%
Medicaid
9.61%
Medicare
9.48%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Piney, AR declined by 8.43% from 11.8% to 10.8%.

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