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Black Rock's Livability

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    Diversity
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About Black Rock, AR

Black Rock, AR is located in Lawrence County in the state of Arkansas.

The total City Population for Black Rock is about 860 with about 100 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $54,840, which is roughly 47% lower than the Average Home Value of $104,207 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 75% lower than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $60,250, which is roughly 25% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $45,376 for the state of Arkansas, and roughly 7% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Black Rock Population 860
Average Home Value $54,840
Median Household Income $60,250
Median Age 36
Unemployment Rate 14.9%
Politics 78.01% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.58
Male Population Estimate: 54.9%
Female Population Estimate: 45.1%
Median Age: 36
Male Median Age: 40.7
Female Median Age: 43.3

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:97.3%
Hispanic:0.7%
Indian:0.3%
Other:0.3%
Asian:0.1%
Black:0%
Hawaiian:0%

Voting

Lawrence County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
John Boozman
U.S. Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
Tom Cotton
U.S. Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
State governor
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 78.01%
Democratic: 18.44%
Other: 2.53%
Libertarian: 0.89%
Green: 0.14%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Black Rock specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Lawrence County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Lawrence County: About 226.872 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Lawrence County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 21% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Black Rock is about 14.9%.

Arkansas is ranked #34 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 30.43 out of 100.

34th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 46.91

The average living wage for the state of Arkansas is $30.85/hr, while the states minimum wage is $11.00/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Arkansas a minimum wage score of 71.73 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.63/hr, which gives Arkansas a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 1.92 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Arkansas is $220.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 54.07 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Arkansas does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Arkansas does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Arkansas does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Arkansas does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Arkansas does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Arkansas does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Arkansas does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Arkansas does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Arkansas does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Arkansas does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Arkansas does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Arkansas does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Arkansas does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Arkansas does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Arkansas does not have a "right-to-work" law.
X Arkansas does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Arkansas does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
X Arkansas does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Arkansas does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X Arkansas does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 72415, 72476 (2 Total Zip Codes)
Latitude: 36.107000
Longitude: -91.107400
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: South
Average Elevation: 433.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 870