Arkansas County AR Information


Arkansas County Subdivisions

Arkansas County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 18,858
Population in Households 18,611
Population in Familes 14,948
Population in Group Qrtrs 247
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 8,012
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 5,242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,038 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,974 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,482 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $108,366
Average Home Value $142,174


Median Household Income $38,949
Average Household Income $49,424
Per Capita Income $21,123
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.2%
Households 0.02% -0.14%
Families -0.23% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Arkansas County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkansas County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 49th
Population Density1 # 58 25th
Diversity Index2 # 30 61st
Median Household Income # 16 80th
Per Capita Income # 17 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.