Jefferson County AR Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 73,796
Population in Households 69,084
Population in Familes 56,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,712
Population Density1 85
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 28,169
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 18,699
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 33,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,115 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,054 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,837 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $74,334
Average Home Value $97,424


Median Household Income $37,579
Average Household Income $50,092
Per Capita Income $19,842
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.91% -0.67%
Households -0.47% -0.65%
Families -0.71% -0.8%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Jefferson County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson 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 # 10 88th
Population Density1 # 11 87th
Diversity Index2 # 16 80th
Median Household Income # 21 72nd
Per Capita Income # 28 64th

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