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Poinsett County

In 2020, Poinsett County had a population of 22,965 with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $40,700. Between 2010 and 2020 the population of Poinsett County declined from 24,583 to 22,965, representing a change of -6.6%.


The 5 largest ethnic groups in Poinsett County are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.18%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.74%), White (Hispanic) (1.3%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.1%).


In 2020, the median property value in Poinsett County was $81,200, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%. Most people in Poinsett County drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Poinsett County was 2 cars per household.


In 2020, there were 341 employer establishments.  Employees of private companies represented 70.2% of total employment.  County employment rate of residents was 51.1%.  


Between January 2021 and December 2021, monthly retail sales capture fluctuated though ranged from 89% - 123% of the county population’s spent dollars.





General Community Profile Data

2020 Census Update

County Economic Overview

COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery & Resilience

Detailed Economic Data

Statistical Trade Area Data

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