Rector is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 1,840 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rector is the 142nd largest community in Arkansas.
When you are in Rector, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.01% of Rector’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rector is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rector who work in office and administrative support (14.29%), sales jobs (10.52%), and management occupations (9.89%).
Rector is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Rector, just 12.56% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rector in 2010 was $19,984, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,936 for a family of four. Rector also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.01% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Rector home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rector residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Rector include English, German, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Rector is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.