Magnolia is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 11,669 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Magnolia is the 35th largest community in Arkansas.
Magnolia is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Magnolia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Magnolia who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), sales jobs (12.51%), and teaching (10.36%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Magnolia, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Magnolia provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Magnolia spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.77 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Magnolia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Magnolia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.28% of adults in Magnolia have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Magnolia in 2010 was $18,521, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,084 for a family of four. However, Magnolia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Magnolia also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.66% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Magnolia is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Magnolia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Magnolia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Magnolia include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Magnolia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.