Independence County AR Information


Independence County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 38,069
Population in Households 37,150
Population in Familes 30,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 919
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 14,941
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 10,228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,939 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,388 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,553 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,998 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $97,780
Average Home Value $131,110


Median Household Income $37,641
Average Household Income $52,651
Per Capita Income $21,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.56%
Households 0.6% 0.56%
Families 0.35% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.23%
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, 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 # 21 73rd
Population Density1 # 21 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 52 32nd
Median Household Income # 31 60th
Per Capita Income # 27 65th

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