Sevier County, AR

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2020 Population
16,947
0.784% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
35.2
0.283% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
19.8%
7.05% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,872
0.352% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$95,000
12.7% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
7,091
3.37% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Sevier County, AR had a population of 16.9k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $47,872. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sevier County, AR declined from 17,081 to 16,947, a −0.784% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,704 to $47,872, a 0.352% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sevier County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), Other (Hispanic) (27.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.05%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.64%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%).

None of the households in Sevier 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.

87.6% of the residents in Sevier County, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sevier County, AR are Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (869 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Sevier County, AR was $95,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.9%.

Most people in Sevier County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27 minutes. The average car ownership in Sevier County, AR was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sevier County, AR is home to a population of 16.9k people, from which 87.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.6% of Sevier County, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.64k people).

In 2020, there were 2.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.65k people) in Sevier County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k Other (Hispanic) and 856 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.6%
2020 Citizenship
86.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 87.6% of Sevier County, AR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Sevier County, AR was 86.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sevier County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.65k ± 24
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    4.6k ± 413
  3. White (Hispanic)
    856 ± 363
33.6%
Hispanic Population
5.69k people

In 2020, there were 2.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.65k people) in Sevier County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.6k Other (Hispanic) and 856 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

33.6% of the people in Sevier County, AR are hispanic (5.69k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sevier 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

15.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.64k people
16.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.8k people

As of 2020, 15.6% of Sevier County, AR residents (2.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sevier County, AR was 16.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    411 ± 120
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    147 ± 77
  3. World War II
    21 ± 30

Sevier County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Sevier County, AR employs 7.09k people. The largest industries in Sevier County, AR are Manufacturing (1,940 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (863 people), and Construction (724 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($55,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,688), and Construction ($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

7.09k
2020 Value
± 624
−3.37%
1 Year decline
± 12.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sevier County, AR declined at a rate of −3.37%, from 7.34k employees to 7.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sevier County, AR, are Production Occupations (1,187 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (696 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (675 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sevier County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.09k
2020 Value
± 624
−3.37%
1 Year decline
± 12.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sevier County, AR declined at a rate of −3.37%, from 7.34k employees to 7.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sevier County, AR, are Manufacturing (1,940 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (863 people), and Construction (724 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sevier County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Sevier 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

$37,047
Median earning men ± $5,733
$22,722
Median earning women ± $2,055

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($75,139), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,889), and Construction ($53,417).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($36,354), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($29,345), and Public Administration ($29,063).

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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. 106
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 76
    Retail Trade
  3. 57
    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. $28.5k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $22.3k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. $17.8k
    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 Sevier County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 74.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (21.5%), followed by Other (2.83%).

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 Sevier County, AR awarded 869 degrees. The student population of Sevier County, AR in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 517 male students and 869 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sevier County, AR are White (513 and 59.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (249 and 29.1%), Black or African American (55 and 6.43%), and Two or More Races (22 and 2.57%).

The largest universities in Sevier County, AR by number of degrees awarded are Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (869 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sevier County, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (127 and 14.6%), Welding Technology (124 and 14.3%), and General Health Services (120 and 13.8%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,386 students enrolled in Sevier County, AR, 37.3% men and 62.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 779 records, of which 63.5% were women and 36.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 115 degree-majors awarded
  2. 107 degree-majors awarded
  3. 31 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Sevier County, AR was General Health Services with 115 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
869 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas with 869 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 449 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sevier County, AR, which is 1.07 times more than the 420 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 513 degrees mean that there were 2.06 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 249 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,610) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,350) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($240) 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 Sevier County, AR was $95,000 in 2020, which is 0.413 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $84,300 to $95,000, a 12.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Sevier County, AR is 66.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Sevier County, AR have an average commute time of 27 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sevier County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sevier County, AR is $47,872. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Sevier County, AR was Census Tract 801 with a value of $49,948, followed by Census Tract 803 and Census Tract 802, with respective values of $48,324 and $47,478.

In 2021, 16.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Sevier County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.941%.

Property

$95,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,965
$3,808
Median Property Taxes
±$391

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

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

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Rent vs Own

66.9%
Homeownership
2020
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 66.9% of the housing units in Sevier County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 801
  2. Census Tract 803
  3. Census Tract 802

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sevier County, AR was Census Tract 801 with a value of $49,948, followed by Census Tract 803 and Census Tract 802, with respective values of $48,324 and $47,478.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Sevier 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.
$47,872
Median Household Income
± $2,245
5.69k
Number of Households
± 497

In 2020, the median household income of the 5.69k households in Sevier County, AR grew to $47,872 from the previous year's value of $47,704.

The following chart displays the households in Sevier 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 Sevier 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 (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (21.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.97%)

In 2020, 73.1% of workers in Sevier County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (21.8%) and those who worked at home (2.97%).

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

27 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sevier County, AR have a longer commute time (27 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.92% of the workforce in Sevier 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 Sevier County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sevier County, AR have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Sevier County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.941%.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sevier County, AR (3.32k out of 16.8k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sevier 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, 25% of the children was living in poverty in Sevier County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 10.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 216 in Sevier County, AR. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 1.93 per 100,000 population.

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83.9% of the population of Sevier County, AR has health coverage, with 32.3% on employee plans, 28.2% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 2.03% 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 Sevier County, AR see 2142 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.14% increase from the previous year (2139 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2834 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1890 patients per year.

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

2,142 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Sevier County, AR

Primary care physicians in Sevier County, AR see an average of 2,142 patients per year. This represents a 0.14% increase from the previous year (2,139 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Sevier 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 30.1% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

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

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

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Uninsured People

16.1%
Uninsured
32.3%
Employer Coverage
28.2%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sevier County, AR declined by 3.89% from 16.8% to 16.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sevier 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 62 in Sevier 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 32.6% in Sevier County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17% in Sevier County, AR.

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