Hope, AR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
28,329
1.27% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
1.66% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
24.4%
1.36% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$44,423
2.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$93,800
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
10,856
3.14% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Hope, AR had a population of 28.3k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $44,423. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hope, AR declined from 28,692 to 28,329, a −1.27% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,171 to $44,423, a 2.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hope, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (56%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (31.7%), Other (Hispanic) (5.69%), White (Hispanic) (2.91%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.52%).

None of the households in Hope, 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.

96.2% of the residents in Hope, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hope, AR are University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (694 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Hope, AR was $93,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.4%.

Most people in Hope, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Hope, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hope, AR is home to a population of 28.3k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.59% of Hope, AR residents were born outside of the country (1.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.9k people) in Hope, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.61k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.2% of Hope, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hope, AR was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hope, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.9k ± 35
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.99k ± 265
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.61k ± 353
10%
Hispanic Population
2.84k people

In 2022, there were 1.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.9k people) in Hope, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 8.99k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.61k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10% of the people in Hope, AR are hispanic (2.84k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,018 ± 6,050 people
  2. El Salvador
    15,360 ± 3,035 people
  3. India
    9,985 ± 2,449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,018 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 15,360 and India with 9,985.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people
4.44%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.27k people

As of 2022, 4.59% of Hope, AR residents (1.3k 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 Hope, AR was 4.44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    555 ± 145
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    275 ± 118
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    126 ± 75

Hope, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hope, AR employs 10.9k people. The largest industries in Hope, AR are Manufacturing (2,349 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,533 people), and Educational Services (1,057 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($218,004), Information ($71,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,250).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

10.9k
2022 Value
± 796
−3.14%
1 Year decline
± 10.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hope, AR declined at a rate of −3.14%, from 11.2k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hope, AR, are Production Occupations (1,524 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,312 people), and Management Occupations (759 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hope, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.9k
2022 Value
± 796
−3.14%
1 Year decline
± 10.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hope, AR declined at a rate of −3.14%, from 11.2k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hope, AR, are Manufacturing (2,349 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,533 people), and Educational Services (1,057 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hope, AR, though some of these residents may live in Hope, 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

$37,949
Median earning men ± $2,538
$30,852
Median earning women ± $3,119

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($71,406), Public Administration ($57,976), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($55,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,188), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($41,250), and Manufacturing ($39,890).

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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

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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.

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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Education

In 2022, universities in Hope, AR awarded 694 degrees. The student population of Hope, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 406 male students and 782 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hope, AR are White (411 and 59.2%), followed by Black or African American (195 and 28.1%), Hispanic or Latino (75 and 10.8%), and Two or More Races (6 and 0.865%).

The largest universities in Hope, AR by number of degrees awarded are University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (694 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hope, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (226 and 32.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (63 and 9.08%), and General Administrative Assistant & Secretarial Science (48 and 6.92%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,188 students enrolled in Hope, AR, 34.2% men and 65.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 683 records, of which 60.9% were women and 39.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 132 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Hope, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 132 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
694 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana with 694 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 260 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hope, AR, which is 0.599 times less than the 434 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 411 degrees mean that there were 2.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 195 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,030) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,152) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hope, AR was $93,800 in 2022, which is 0.333 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $83,800 to $93,800, a 11.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Hope, AR is 67.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hope, AR have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hope, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hope, AR is $44,423. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Hope, AR was Benton County, AR with a value of $85,269, followed by Saline County, AR and Grant County, AR, with respective values of $73,236 and $68,598.

Property

$93,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,358
$7,080
Median Property Taxes
±$552

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

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

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Rent vs Own

67.4%
Homeownership
2022
65.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.4% of the housing units in Hope, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hope, AR was Benton County, AR with a value of $85,269, followed by Saline County, AR and Grant County, AR, with respective values of $73,236 and $68,598.

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

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Household Income

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$44,423
Median Household Income
± $2,522
10.5k
Number of Households
± 741

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.5k households in Hope, AR grew to $44,423 from the previous year's value of $43,171.

The following chart displays the households in Hope, 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 Hope, 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 (85.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.24%)

In 2022, 85.1% of workers in Hope, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.1%) and those who worked at home (1.24%).

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

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hope, AR have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in Hope, 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 Hope, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hope, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hope, AR (6.78k out of 27.8k 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 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hope, 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

90.6% of the population of Hope, AR has health coverage, with 29.2% on employee plans, 33.7% on Medicaid, 14.6% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 2.06% 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Arkansas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.43%
Uninsured
29.2%
Employer Coverage
33.7%
Medicaid
14.6%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
2.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hope, AR grew by 9.86% from 8.58% to 9.43%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hope, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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