Clarksville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 9,433 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Clarksville is the 43rd largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Clarksville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.71% of the Clarksville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Clarksville is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Clarksville who work in office and administrative support (14.22%), sales jobs (10.20%), and teaching (6.63%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Clarksville spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.38 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Clarksville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Clarksville is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.91% of adults 25 and older in Clarksville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Clarksville in 2010 was $17,072, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,288 for a family of four.
Clarksville is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Clarksville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clarksville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clarksville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clarksville include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Clarksville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).