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%).
One of the benefits of Clarksville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.38 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Clarksville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Clarksville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.91% of the adults 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).