Garland County AR Information


Garland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 100,232
Population in Households 98,066
Population in Familes 76,879
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,166
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 42,472
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 26,974
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52,666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,492 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,980 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,194 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $141,090
Average Home Value $190,966


Median Household Income $39,292
Average Household Income $56,668
Per Capita Income $24,499
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.72%
Households 0.57% 0.64%
Families 0.28% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.


Garland County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garland 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 # 8 91st
Population Density1 # 8 91st
Diversity Index2 # 43 44th
Median Household Income # 18 77th
Per Capita Income # 5 95th

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