Arkansas is a southern U.S. state bordering the Mississippi River. It's known for its abundant park and wilderness areas, with terrain encompassing mountains, caves, rivers and hot springs. The rugged Ozarks region in its northwest has hiking trails and limestone caves such as Blanchard Springs Caverns. Its capital, Little Rock, hosts the Clinton Presidential Center, housing Bill Clinton’s presidential archives.
The state of Arkansas has a population of 2,872,297, and is formerly abbreviated as AR. Arkansas has 1,131,312 households in the state, with an average of 2.47 people living in each of them. Of the 2,872,297 people living in Arkansas, 49.02% are male, 50.98% are female, 61.11% are married and 38.89% are single. 60.91% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $96,820 in the state.
Air quality in Arkansas is rated at 74.4/100, and water quality at 79/100. There are 173.3 physicians in Arkansas per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 6.90% in the state and the sales tax rate is 9.88%.
Average income per household in Arkansas is $39,320. 17.53% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 18.69% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.29% earn more than $500,000 per year.