Searcy County AR Information


Searcy County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,275
Population in Households 8,204
Population in Familes 6,611
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,546
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,293
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,617 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 929 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,465 (29.2%)
Median Home Value $82,414
Average Home Value $112,992


Median Household Income $30,280
Average Household Income $40,904
Per Capita Income $17,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.12%
Households -0.13% -0.2%
Families -0.41% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.


Searcy County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Searcy 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 # 70 8th
Population Density1 # 70 8th
Diversity Index2 # 64 17th
Median Household Income # 67 12th
Per Capita Income # 68 11th

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