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.
De Queen is a blue-collar town, with 55.77% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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%).
De Queen is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In De Queen, just 7.02% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of De Queen's cultural character, accounting for 33.51% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in De Queen is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.