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. 52.45% 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 transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in De Queen who work in maintenance occupations (9.01%), sales jobs (7.86%), and teaching (5.16%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.41 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, De Queen doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, De Queen ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.68% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in De Queen in 2010 was $13,204, which is low income relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,816 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 58.69% 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 English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch.
Foreign born people are also an important part of De Queen's cultural character, accounting for 30.92% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in De Queen is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.