State of Arkansas Census Report

 

The early French explorers of the state gave it its name, which is probably a phonetic spelling of the French word for "down river" people, a reference to the Quapaw people and the river along which they settled.  Native American nations living in present-day Arkansas were Caddo and Osage.  On June 15, 1836, Arkansas become the 25th state of the United States.  Arkansas seceded from the Union on May 6, 1861 during the American Civil War.  Under the Military Reconstruction Act, Congress, by June 1868, had readmitted Arkansas into the Union.  The state is the only one with an official pronunciation.  The traditional form of "arkanSAW: was made official by the state legislature in 1881. The state nickname is "The Natural State". In Arkansas, the lieutenant governor is elected separately from the governor and thus can be from a different political party. 
 


State of Arkansas 2010 Census Data

 

State of Arkansas

 2000

  2010 2010        
Total Population 2,673,400   100% 2,915,918          
Population of One Race       2,684,031          
White 78.6%   74.5% 2,173,469          
Hispanic 3.2%   6.4% 186,050          
American Indian 0.7%   0.7% 20,183          
Black 15.7%   15.3% 447,102          
Asian 0.8%   1.2% 35,647          
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0.1%   0.2% 5,509          
Some Other Race 1.5%   0.1% 2,121          
2 or More Races 1.3%   1.6% 45,837          
18 Years & Older       2,404,443          
Total Housing Units 12,436     1,316,299          
Vacant Housing Units     12.9% 169,215          
Land Are per Square Miles 52,068                
Persons per Square Mile 51.3                

Ranked by population in US
Persons under 5 years old
Persons under 18 years old
Persons 65 years old & older
Housing Units
Homeownership Rate
Households
Persons per Household
Median value of owner-occupied housing units
Land Area in Square Miles
Persons per Square Mile
Housing Units authorized by permits
Median household income, 1999

33rd
6.8%
25.4%
14.0%
1,202,028
69.4%
1,042,696
2.49
$72,800
52,068
51.3
12,436
$32,182

               
State of Arkansas Little Rock State Capitol

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