Jackson County AR Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,132
Population in Households 16,077
Population in Familes 12,965
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,055
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 6,802
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 4,420
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,351 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,451 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 820 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $46,785
Average Home Value $65,657


Median Household Income $30,965
Average Household Income $43,537
Per Capita Income $17,414
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.15%
Households 0.22% 0.18%
Families -0.03% 0.01%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.


Jackson County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson 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 # 41 47th
Population Density1 # 39 49th
Diversity Index2 # 38 51st
Median Household Income # 59 23rd
Per Capita Income # 62 19th

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