Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR

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2022 Population
130,524
6.98% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
18.2%
5.47% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$49,955
8.19% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$138,300
14.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
51,796
7.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR had a population of 131k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $49,955. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR declined from 140,319 to 130,524, a −6.98% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,172 to $49,955, a 8.19% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.7%), Other (Hispanic) (4.77%), White (Hispanic) (4.08%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.48%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.34%).

10.7% of the households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, 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.

95.9% of the residents in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are Arkansas Tech University (3,923 degrees awarded in 2022), University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton (1,058 degrees), and University of the Ozarks (231 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was $138,300, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%.

Most people in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR is home to a population of 131k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.62% of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR residents were born outside of the country (8.64k people).

In 2022, there were 16.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.23k Other (Hispanic) and 5.33k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are Spanish (10,918 households), Other Languages of Asia (263 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (261 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
66,175
Women
50.1%
65,910
Men
49.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 132,085 inhabitants, with 49.9% men, and 50.1% women.

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Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 250
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    6.23k ± 692
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.33k ± 771
11.7%
Hispanic Population
15.2k people

In 2022, there were 16.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.23k Other (Hispanic) and 5.33k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.7% of the people in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are hispanic (15.2k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,190 ± 1,564 people
  2. El Salvador
    995 ± 772 people
  3. Honduras
    335 ± 449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was Mexico, the natal country of 4,190 Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR residents, followed by El Salvador with 995 and Honduras with 335.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.64k people
6.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.59k people

As of 2022, 6.62% of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR residents (8.64k 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 Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was 6.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,918 households (8.91%)
  2. Other Languages of Asia
    263 households (0.215%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    261 households (0.213%)

10.7% of the households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was Spanish. 8.91% of the households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,663 ± 297
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,785 ± 347
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,149 ± 252

Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR employs 51.8k people. The largest industries in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are Restaurants & Food Services (3,710 people), Animal slaughtering & processing (3,678 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,678 people), and the highest paying industries are Labor unions ($159,502), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($121,993), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($95,624).

Males in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,261. The income inequality in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,710
Women
47.6%
29,347
Men
52.4%

The workforce of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR in 2020 was 56,057 people, with 47.6% woman, and 52.4% men.

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Occupations

51.8k
2022 Value
−7.3%
1 Year decline
± −7.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR declined at a rate of −7.3%, from 55.9k employees to 51.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,128 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,223 people), and Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders (1,211 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

51.8k
2022 Value
−7.3%
1 Year decline
± −7.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR declined at a rate of −7.3%, from 55.9k employees to 51.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,710 people), Animal slaughtering & processing (3,678 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,678 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR, though some of these residents may live in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, 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

$41,501
Median earning men ± $1,259
$26,992
Median earning women ± $1,292

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($64,349), Information ($59,167), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,885).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,102), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,535), and Construction ($33,097).

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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%.

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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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR awarded 5,239 degrees. The student population of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,120 male students and 7,034 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are White (3,887 and 77%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (493 and 9.77%), Black or African American (271 and 5.37%), and Two or More Races (252 and 4.99%).

The largest universities in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR by number of degrees awarded are Arkansas Tech University (3,923 and 74.9%), University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton (1,058 and 20.2%), and University of the Ozarks (231 and 4.41%).

The most popular majors in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are General Studies (1,211 and 23.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (344 and 6.57%), and Medical Administrative Assistant (267 and 5.1%).

The median tuition costs in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR are $24,950 for private four year colleges, and $5,820 and $11,640 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 28%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,154 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,154 students enrolled in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,700 records, of which 58.6% were women and 41.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 143 degrees awarded
  2. 118 degrees awarded
  3. 1,210 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 143 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,923 degrees awarded
  2. 1,058 degrees awarded
  3. 231 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Arkansas Tech University with 3,923 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,115 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR, which is 0.677 times less than the 3,124 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 3,887 degrees mean that there were 7.88 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 493 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 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,251) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,397) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.36% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.3% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (38.2k), Some college (23.4k), and Secondary Education (17.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was $138,300 in 2022, which is 0.491 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $120,400 to $138,300, a 14.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR is 70.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR is $49,955. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was Benton County (Outer) PUMA, AR with a value of $87,382, followed by Benton County (Central)--Bentonville & Rogers Cities PUMA, AR and Saline, Grant & Perry Counties PUMA, AR, with respective values of $82,230 and $71,738.

Property

$138,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,370
$35,076
Median Property Taxes
±$1,399

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.5% of the housing units in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was Benton County (Outer) PUMA, AR with a value of $87,382, followed by Benton County (Central)--Bentonville & Rogers Cities PUMA, AR and Saline, Grant & Perry Counties PUMA, AR, with respective values of $82,230 and $71,738.

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Household Income

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$49,955
Median Household Income
± $1,559
49.8k
Number of Households
± 1,618

In 2022, the median household income of the 49.8k households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR grew to $49,955 from the previous year's value of $46,172.

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Wage Distribution

0.431
2022 Wage GINI in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR
0.43
2021 Wage GINI in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR

In 2022, the income inequality in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.143% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.03%)

In 2022, 80.8% of workers in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.8%) and those who worked at home (5.03%).

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.46% of the workforce in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, 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 Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR (22.8k out of 126k 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 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, 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

91.8% of the population of Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 27% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.92% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see 1471 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1507 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2087 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 399 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,471 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arkansas

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see an average of 1,471 patients per year. This represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1,507 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.22%
Uninsured
37.9%
Employer Coverage
27%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pope, Johnson & Conway Counties PUMA, AR grew by 7% from 7.69% to 8.22%.

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