Yell County, AR

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2022 Population
20,342
0.717% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40
0.503% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
9.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,879
9.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$128,400
14.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Yell County, AR had a population of 20.3k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $55,879. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Yell County, AR declined from 20,489 to 20,342, a −0.717% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,070 to $55,879, a 9.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yell County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.9%), Other (Hispanic) (16.3%), White (Hispanic) (3.58%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.93%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.75%).

None of the households in Yell 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.

92.8% of the residents in Yell County, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Yell County, AR was $128,400, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%.

Most people in Yell County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Yell County, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Yell County, AR is home to a population of 20.3k people, from which 92.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.4% of Yell County, AR residents were born outside of the country (2.12k people).

In 2022, there were 4.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15k people) in Yell County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.32k Other (Hispanic) and 729 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.8%
2022 Citizenship
92.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.8% of Yell County, AR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Yell County, AR was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Yell County, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15k ± 9
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    3.32k ± 423
  3. White (Hispanic)
    729 ± 397
21.1%
Hispanic Population
4.29k people

In 2022, there were 4.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15k people) in Yell County, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.32k Other (Hispanic) and 729 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.1% of the people in Yell County, AR are hispanic (4.29k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.12k people
9.85%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.02k people

As of 2022, 10.4% of Yell County, AR residents (2.12k 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 Yell County, AR was 9.85%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    391 ± 94
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    156 ± 91
  3. Korea
    110 ± 80

Yell County, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Yell County, AR employs 8.93k people. The largest industries in Yell County, AR are Manufacturing (2,178 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,082 people), and Retail Trade (837 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,545), Information ($55,490), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,371).

Occupations

8.93k
2022 Value
± 673
−2.08%
1 Year decline
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yell County, AR declined at a rate of −2.08%, from 9.12k employees to 8.93k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Yell County, AR, are Production Occupations (1,529 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (851 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (704 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Yell County, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.93k
2022 Value
± 673
−2.08%
1 Year decline
± 10.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Yell County, AR declined at a rate of −2.08%, from 9.12k employees to 8.93k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Yell County, AR, are Manufacturing (2,178 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,082 people), and Retail Trade (837 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Yell County, AR, though some of these residents may live in Yell 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

$40,959
Median earning men ± $3,361
$27,338
Median earning women ± $1,652

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($65,046), Public Administration ($63,190), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,614).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,769), Construction ($43,875), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,102).

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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. 114
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 83
    Manufacturing
  3. 75
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Yell County, AR went to Donald J. Trump with 77.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19%), followed by Other (2.45%).

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

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 Yell County, AR was $128,400 in 2022, which is 0.455 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $112,100 to $128,400, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Yell County, AR is 68.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Yell County, AR have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Yell County, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Yell County, AR is $55,879. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Yell County, AR was Census Tract 9524.02 with a value of $64,815, followed by Census Tract 9524.01 and Census Tract 9523.02, with respective values of $62,964 and $59,666.

Property

$128,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,080
$5,311
Median Property Taxes
±$464

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

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.5% of the housing units in Yell County, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9524.02
  2. Census Tract 9524.01
  3. Census Tract 9523.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Yell County, AR was Census Tract 9524.02 with a value of $64,815, followed by Census Tract 9524.01 and Census Tract 9523.02, with respective values of $62,964 and $59,666.

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

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Household Income

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$55,879
Median Household Income
± $6,270
7.75k
Number of Households
± 612

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.75k households in Yell County, AR grew to $55,879 from the previous year's value of $51,070.

The following chart displays the households in Yell 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Yell 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 (78.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.91%)

In 2022, 78.1% of workers in Yell County, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.8%) and those who worked at home (7.91%).

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

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Yell County, AR have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.87% of the workforce in Yell 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 Yell County, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Yell County, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Yell County, AR (2.48k out of 19.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Yell 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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Health

91.8% of the population of Yell County, AR has health coverage, with 33.2% on employee plans, 31.3% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Yell County, AR see 1940 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.919% decrease from the previous year (1958 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3530 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3026 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,940 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Yell County, AR

Primary care physicians in Yell County, AR see an average of 1,940 patients per year. This represents a 0.919% decrease from the previous year (1,958 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Yell 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 24.8% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.25%
Uninsured
33.2%
Employer Coverage
31.3%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Yell County, AR grew by 3.4% from 7.98% to 8.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Yell 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 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 62.2 in Yell County, AR.

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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 40.4% in Yell County, AR.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.7% in Yell County, AR.

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