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Socio-Economics

Affordable Housing in Texarkana, Arkansas

On May 13, 2020 the Texarkana Gazette published an article entitled “Housing division going up on Arkansas side”. The article is about a new Arkansas housing subdivision at 2201 Arkansas Blvd that will contain about 20 homes whose price range … Read the rest “Affordable Housing in Texarkana, Arkansas”

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Business Socio-Economics

State of Texarkana Minority Business

Based on US Census information released for 2012 population data and 2012 business data, the following observations are made. Non-Black minorities reportedly comprise < 5% of the population for 2012 and since Census Business Data lumps all minorities together, this … Read the rest “State of Texarkana Minority Business”

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Government Socio-Economics

Texarkana Area Unemployment Rate Trends

Of course, statistics are not intended to be precise. They provide insight into what is probably going on and what needs to be celebrated and problem areas that need attention.

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Government Socio-Economics

Texarkana USA Income and Poverty Data

Below are the poverty level data analysis for Texarkana Arkansas/Texas based on information as reported by the US Census available at factfinder.census.gov as of May 10, 2018.

One should be mindful that statistics are estimates and do not purport to … Read the rest “Texarkana USA Income and Poverty Data”

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Education Featured Government Socio-Economics

Texarkana Arkansas School District Report Card

**Updated February 2020

I am educated but not an educator. The measurement standards and methods used with respect to the education needs of our children, regardless of race and socio-economic status, seem to be in a state of confusion and/or … Read the rest “Texarkana Arkansas School District Report Card”