Phillips County AR Information

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Phillips County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 20,798
Population in Households 20,552
Population in Familes 16,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,172
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,330
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,257 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,915 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,954 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $57,543
Average Home Value $81,619
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,742
Average Household Income $38,145
Per Capita Income $15,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.85% -0.59%
Households -0.73% -0.41%
Families -0.98% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.

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Phillips County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillips 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 # 36 53rd
Population Density1 # 34 56th
Diversity Index2 # 24 69th
Median Household Income # 73 4th
Per Capita Income # 74 3rd

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

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