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Autos Drive Arkansas Forward

Industry Impact

  • 51,771 51,771 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.2% 3.2% of State Workforce
  • $2.51B $2.51 Billion Labor Income
  • $4.16B $4.16 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 122,614 122,614 Total New Car Sales
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

  • $653.88M $653.88 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 7% 7% of State Tax Revenue
  • $280M $280 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $150M $150 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $58M $58 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $671.48M $671.48 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $11M $11 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $58M $58 Million State Income Taxes
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year.

Registrations

2,649,722 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 951,197 (35.90%)
  • CUVs 392,851 (14.83%)
  • SUVs 342,630 (12.93%)
  • Pickups 839,903 (31.70%)
  • Vans/Minivans 123,141 (4.65%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,522,961 (95.22%)
  • Diesel 104,244 (3.93%)
  • Hybrid 21,219 (0.80%)
  • Electric 516 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 782 (0.03%)
In Arkansas, the average age of vehicles is 12.9 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.6 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

122,614 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 30,309 (24.72%)
  • CUVs 39,861 (32.51%)
  • SUVs 13,026 (10.62%)
  • Pickups 34,810 (28.39%)
  • Vans/Minivans 4,608 (3.76%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 114,934 (93.74%)
  • Diesel 5,812 (4.74%)
  • Hybrid 1,433 (1.17%)
  • Electric 260 (0.21%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 175 (0.14%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $68,704 Total Imports
  • $336,373 Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $12,056 Total Imports
  • $55,742 Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,075
  • Electric Charging Stations 72
  • Biodiesel Stations 1
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 11
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 37
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Arkansas Consumers

  • $33,955 $33,955 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $45,869 $45,869 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $3,822 $3,822 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $517 $517 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 14% 14% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (83%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (0%)
  • Other (6%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

Automaker Facilities In Arkansas

Toyota

LocationEmployees
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.Marion 773

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