Independence County AR Information


Independence County Subdivisions

Independence County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 37,535
Population in Households 36,609
Population in Familes 30,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 926
Population Density1 49
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 14,747
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 10,188
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,231 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,516 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,897 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $90,857
Average Home Value $117,161


Median Household Income $35,304
Average Household Income $49,642
Per Capita Income $19,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.54%
Households 0.58% 0.54%
Families 0.42% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.


Independence County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Independence County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 21 73rd
Population Density1 # 21 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 47 39th
Median Household Income # 36 53rd
Per Capita Income # 34 56th

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