Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR

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2022 Population
199,162
4.85% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.6
1.05% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.5%
4.68% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,024
5.77% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$178,000
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
86,645
6.78% 1-year decline

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In 2022, Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR had a population of 199k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $58,024. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR declined from 209,303 to 199,162, a −4.85% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,860 to $58,024, a 5.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (32.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.96%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.78%).

5.51% of the households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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.

97.9% of the residents in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College (1,914 degrees awarded in 2022), Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock (162 degrees), and The Salon Professional Academy (460987) (103 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was $178,000, and the homeownership rate was 61.3%.

Most people in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was 2 cars per household.

Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR borders Faulkner & Lonoke Counties PUMA, AR, Saline, Grant & Perry Counties PUMA, AR, and Pulaski County (Central)--Little Rock City PUMA, AR.

Population & Diversity

Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR is home to a population of 199k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.9% of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR residents were born outside of the country (7.78k people).

In 2022, there were 1.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.89k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are Spanish (5,575 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (744 households), and Korean (412 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
101,311
Women
51.5%
95,523
Men
48.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 196,834 inhabitants, with 48.5% men, and 51.5% women.

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Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, 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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    112k ± 2.51k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    64.8k ± 2.19k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.89k ± 1.16k
4.8%
Hispanic Population
9.56k people

In 2022, there were 1.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (112k people) in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.89k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.8% of the people in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are hispanic (9.56k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,622 ± 985 people
  2. Philippines
    1,098 ± 811 people
  3. India
    743 ± 668 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was Mexico, the natal country of 1,622 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR residents, followed by Philippines with 1,098 and India with 743.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.78k people
4.22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.84k people

As of 2022, 3.9% of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR residents (7.78k 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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was 4.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,575 households (2.97%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    744 households (0.396%)
  3. Korean
    412 households (0.22%)

5.51% of the households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was Spanish. 2.97% of the households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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
    5,175 ± 521
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,918 ± 566
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,007 ± 501

Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR employs 86.6k people. The largest industries in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,731 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,476 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,621 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($193,771), Veterinary services ($172,222), and Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($148,963).

Males in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,356. The income inequality in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR (measured using the Gini index) is 0.445, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
46,078
Women
50.6%
44,994
Men
49.4%

The workforce of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR in 2020 was 91,072 people, with 50.6% woman, and 49.4% men.

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Occupations

86.6k
2022 Value
−6.78%
1 Year decline
± −6.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR declined at a rate of −6.78%, from 92.9k employees to 86.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR, are Registered nurses (3,412 people), Other managers (2,404 people), and Customer service representatives (2,116 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

86.6k
2022 Value
−6.78%
1 Year decline
± −6.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR declined at a rate of −6.78%, from 92.9k employees to 86.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,731 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,476 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,621 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR, though some of these residents may live in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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

$45,485
Median earning men ± $1,791
$37,061
Median earning women ± $1,201

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($71,530), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($60,431), and Public Administration ($59,210).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($58,021), Construction ($55,476), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($47,380).

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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%.

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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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR awarded 2,286 degrees. The student population of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,685 male students and 3,552 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are White (1,080 and 47.5%), followed by Black or African American (820 and 36%), Hispanic or Latino (143 and 6.28%), and Two or More Races (101 and 4.44%).

The largest universities in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College (1,914 and 83.7%), Paul Mitchell the School-Little Rock (162 and 7.09%), and The Salon Professional Academy (460987) (103 and 4.51%).

The most popular majors in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (572 and 25%), General Health Services (289 and 12.6%), and Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (143 and 6.26%).

The median tuition cost in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR for private four year colleges is $6,000.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 61.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 5,237 (32.2% men and 67.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,237 students enrolled in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR, 32.2% men and 67.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,103 records, of which 72.9% were women and 27.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 143 degrees awarded
  2. 143 degrees awarded
  3. 182 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts with 143 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,914 degrees awarded
  2. 162 degrees awarded
  3. 103 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College with 1,914 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 658 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR, which is 0.404 times less than the 1,628 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 1,080 degrees mean that there were 1.32 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 820 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,680) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($686) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.625% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.549% 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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (45.6k), Some college (35.4k), and Bachelors Degree (28.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was $178,000 in 2022, which is 0.631 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $161,200 to $178,000, a 10.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR is 61.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR is $58,024. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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

$178,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,580
$51,034
Median Property Taxes
±$1,944

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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

61.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.3% of the housing units in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, 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.
$58,024
Median Household Income
± $2,003
83.3k
Number of Households
± 2,756

In 2022, the median household income of the 83.3k households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR grew to $58,024 from the previous year's value of $54,860.

The following chart displays the households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, 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

0.445
2022 Wage GINI in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR
0.459
2021 Wage GINI in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR

In 2022, the income inequality in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was 0.445 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.99% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.39%)

In 2022, 80.1% of workers in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.6%) and those who worked at home (8.39%).

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.54% of the workforce in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities 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 Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR (32.3k out of 196k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR is Black, followed by White 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

91.2% of the population of Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR has health coverage, with 39.5% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 4.18% 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 24.2% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.75%
Uninsured
39.5%
Employer Coverage
20.5%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
4.18%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Pulaski County (Outer)--North Little Rock, Sherwood & Jacksonville Cities PUMA, AR grew by 6.39% from 8.22% to 8.75%.

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