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Autos Drive Arkansas Forward

Industry Impact

  • 62,109 62,109 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 4.8% 4.8% of State Workforce
  • 18,434 18,434 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $4.44B $4.44 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 130,713 130,713 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, "Contribution of the Automotive Industry," published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Tax Revenue

  • $1.07B $1.07 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 12% 12% of State Tax Revenue
  • $239M $239 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $131M $131 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $45M $ in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $623.00M $623.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $11M $ in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $20M $20 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

2,625,405 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 946,147 (36.04%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 661,014 (25.18%)
  • Pickups 816,973 (31.12%)
  • Vans/Minivans 133,664 (4.92%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 2,496,175 (95.08%)
  • Diesel 102,846 (3.92%)
  • Hybrid 19,302 (0.74%)
  • Electric 258 (0.01%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 575 (0.02%)
In Arkansas, the average age of vehicles is 12.3 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Hedges & Co as of December 31, 2017.

Sales

130,713 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 35,800 (27.39%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 51,681 (39.54%)
  • Pickups 36,206 (27.70%)
  • Vans/Minivans 4,665 (3.57%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 122,509 (93.72%)
  • Diesel 6,501 (4.97%)
  • Hybrid 1,513 (1.16%)
  • Electric 73 (0.06%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 115 (0.09%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2017.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $56,648 Total Imports
  • $314,087 Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $9,082 Total Imports
  • $102,419 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, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 2,075
  • Electric Charging Stations 44
  • Biodiesel Stations 1
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 12
  • 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 May 9, 2018.

Arkansas Consumers

  • $33,988 $33,988 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $44,334 $44,334 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $3,695 $3,695 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $621 $621 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 17% 17% 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 2016 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.61 %.

Arkansas Automaker Facilities

212 Facilities
8,302 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 212 8,302
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 1,383 9,015
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 1,639 20,393
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 2,784 7,172
Auto Supply Stores 1,561 7,611
Gas Stations 2,075 12,106
Dealers (Special) 344 969
Property and Casualty Insurance 17 90
Car and Truck Rentals 785 3,393
Parking 58 358
Automotive Repair Shops 6,123 17,026
Carwashes And Other Service 1,453 4,704
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Arkansas

Toyota

Location Employees
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. Marion 773

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