De Queen is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 6,707 people and two constituent neighborhoods, De Queen is the 56th largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, De Queen is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 55.77% of the De Queen workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, De Queen is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in De Queen who work in maintenance occupations (9.36%), office and administrative support (6.13%), and teaching (5.64%).
As is often the case in a small city, De Queen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of De Queen has a very low overall level of education: only 7.02% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in De Queen in 2010 was $13,472, which is low income relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,888 for a family of four.
De Queen is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call De Queen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in De Queen, accounting for 60.12% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of De Queen residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in De Queen include Dutch, English, Scottish, and Irish.
De Queen also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.51%.
The most common language spoken in De Queen is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.