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.
Unlike some cities, Magnolia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Magnolia are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.77%), sales jobs (12.40%), and teaching (9.31%).
In addition, Magnolia is a college town. There are a lot of students in Magnolia attending college, and as a result Magnolia provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
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 15.94 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Magnolia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Magnolia is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.30% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Magnolia in 2010 was $18,836, 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 $75,344 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 32.66% 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 English, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Magnolia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.