White County AR Information


White County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 81,627
Population in Households 78,091
Population in Familes 64,741
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,536
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 30,749
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 21,379
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 34,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,371 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,378 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,480 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $112,165
Average Home Value $142,753


Median Household Income $41,505
Average Household Income $57,519
Per Capita Income $22,046
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.56%
Households 0.75% 0.49%
Families 0.51% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


White County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White 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 # 9 89th
Population Density1 # 14 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 53 31st
Median Household Income # 11 87th
Per Capita Income # 17 79th

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