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Arkansas: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 2,673,400
  • Males: 1,303,332
  • Females: 1,370,068

Top 4 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (2,368,440)
  2. Spanish (82,460)
  3. German (7,353)
  4. French (7,233)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (665,307)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (179,383)
  3. Catholic Church (115,967)
  4. American Baptist Association, The (115,916)
  5. Baptist Missionary Association of America (87,244)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 1,092,464
  • Sensory: 117,392
  • Physical: 287,635
  • Mental: 159,803
  • Self-care: 90,784
  • Go outside home: 199,595
  • Employment: 230,674

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 33,618

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 1,042,696
  • Utility gas: 506,400
  • Bottled or LP gas: 140,936
  • Electricity: 340,734
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,206
  • Coal or Coke: 46
  • Wood: 49,379
  • Solar Energy: 278
  • Other fuel: 1,809
  • No fuel used: 1,908

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 1,916,660
  • No vehicle: 136,297
  • 1 or more vehicle: 1,780,363

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 20,748
  • No High School: 141,716
  • Some High School: 264,985
  • High School: 590,416
  • Some College: 355,329
  • Associate's Degree: 69,578
  • College Degree: 190,427
  • Master's Degree: 64,504
  • Professional Degree: 23,141
  • Doctoral Degree: 10,356

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 1,042,696
  • Owners with phone: 700,923
  • Owners without phone: 22,535
  • Renters with phone: 285,026
  • Renters without phone: 34,212
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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