Pope County AR Information


Pope County Subdivisions

Pope County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 62,921
Population in Households 59,232
Population in Familes 48,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,689
Population Density1 77
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 23,805
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 16,353
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,689 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,116 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,431 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $116,722
Average Home Value $138,777


Median Household Income $38,030
Average Household Income $52,913
Per Capita Income $20,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.27%
Households 0.45% 0.34%
Families 0.29% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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, 2014 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 # 13 84th
Population Density1 # 14 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 40 48th
Median Household Income # 21 73rd
Per Capita Income # 20 75th

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