Pine Bluff is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 42,984 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Pine Bluff is the ninth largest community in Arkansas.
Pine Bluff is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pine Bluff is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Bluff who work in office and administrative support (13.81%), sales jobs (7.86%), and teaching (7.08%).
In terms of college education, Pine Bluff is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.91% of adults 25 and older in Pine Bluff have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pine Bluff in 2010 was $17,790, which is lower middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,160 for a family of four. However, Pine Bluff contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Pine Bluff also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.44% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Pine Bluff is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pine Bluff home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pine Bluff residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Pine Bluff include English, Irish, German, African, and European.
The most common language spoken in Pine Bluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.