Waldron is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 3,442 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Waldron is the 87th largest community in Arkansas.
When you are in Waldron, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 47.86% of Waldron’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Waldron is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waldron who work in office and administrative support (12.56%), teaching (6.92%), and sales jobs (6.32%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Waldron has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Waldron a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the benefits of Waldron is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.84 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Waldron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Waldron rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.43% of adults 25 and older in Waldron have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Waldron in 2010 was $14,455, which is low income relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,820 for a family of four.
Waldron is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Waldron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waldron residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Waldron also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Waldron include English, Irish, Dutch, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Waldron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.