Washington County AR Information

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Washington County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 3 97th
Population Density1 # 4 96th
Diversity Index2 # 9 89th
Median Household Income # 11 87th
Per Capita Income # 13 84th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 215,294
Population in Households 207,501
Population in Familes 161,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,793
Population Density1 229
Diversity Index2 57
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80,832
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 50,422
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 92,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,131 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,701 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,554 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $164,895
Average Home Value $203,751
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,821
Average Household Income $56,272
Per Capita Income $21,534
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.39% 1.71%
Households 1.34% 1.72%
Families 1.14% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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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