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.
When you are in De Queen, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 55.77% of De Queen’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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%).
Being a small city, De Queen does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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.
In addition, De Queen has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.51%).
The most common language spoken in De Queen is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.