Pulaski County AR Information


Pulaski County Subdivisions

Pulaski County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 403,793
Population in Households 395,143
Population in Familes 306,373
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,650
Population Density1 532
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 165,490
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 100,595
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 185,982 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94,669 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 70,821 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20,492 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $151,572
Average Home Value $197,303


Median Household Income $46,567
Average Household Income $68,906
Per Capita Income $28,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.85%
Households 0.67% 0.75%
Families 0.35% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.


Pulaski County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pulaski County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 4 96th
Median Household Income # 6 93rd
Per Capita Income # 1 100th

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