Marmaduke is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,223 people and just one neighborhood, Marmaduke is the 191st largest community in Arkansas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Marmaduke is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.99% of the Marmaduke workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Marmaduke is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marmaduke who work in management occupations (13.12%), the sciences (9.72%), and office and administrative support (8.64%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Marmaduke has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Being a small city, Marmaduke does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The rate of college-level education in Marmaduke is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.30% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Marmaduke in 2018 was $22,863, 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 $91,452 for a family of four. However, Marmaduke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Marmaduke home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marmaduke residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Marmaduke include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and European.
The most common language spoken in Marmaduke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Marmaduke, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.1% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Marmaduke are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 24.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 36.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.1%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Marmaduke, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (14.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report English roots (7.5%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (2.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.