Columbia County AR Information


Columbia County Subdivisions

Columbia County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,929
Population in Households 23,279
Population in Familes 18,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,650
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 9,664
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 6,131
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,231 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,433 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,932 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $90,277
Average Home Value $128,844


Median Household Income $37,189
Average Household Income $52,731
Per Capita Income $21,370
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% -0.22%
Households -0.16% -0.36%
Families -0.45% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Columbia County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Columbia County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 28 64th
Population Density1 # 30 61st
Diversity Index2 # 18 77th
Median Household Income # 35 55th
Per Capita Income # 23 71st

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