Pope County AR Information


Pope County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 63,269
Population in Households 59,736
Population in Familes 48,744
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,533
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 24,023
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 16,416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,702 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,321 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,427 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $113,257
Average Home Value $134,601


Median Household Income $37,946
Average Household Income $52,996
Per Capita Income $20,545
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.47%
Households 0.54% 0.54%
Families 0.31% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Pope County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pope 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 # 12 85th
Population Density1 # 14 84th
Diversity Index2 # 40 48th
Median Household Income # 20 75th
Per Capita Income # 21 73rd

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