In 2021, South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR had a population of 96.5k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $44,184. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR declined from 98,580 to 96,523, a −2.09% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,118 to $44,184, a 7.46% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (35.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.46%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.478%).
3.49% of the households in South Central Arkansas 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.
99% of the residents in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR are Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (1,280 degrees awarded in 2021), South Arkansas Community College (772 degrees), and Southern Arkansas University Tech (650 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was $86,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%.
Most people in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in South Central Arkansas PUMA, AR was 2 cars per household.
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