Pine Bluff is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 44,772 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Pine Bluff is the ninth largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pine Bluff is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (12.39%), sales jobs (9.66%), and teaching (8.15%).
The percentage of adults in Pine Bluff who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.60% of the adults in Pine Bluff have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pine Bluff in 2010 was $17,334, which is middle income relative to Arkansas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $69,336 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 30.65% 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 Irish, German, European, and African.
The most common language spoken in Pine Bluff is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.