Yell County AR Information


Yell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,759
Population in Households 22,436
Population in Familes 18,763
Population in Group Qrtrs 323
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 8,401
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,927
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,734 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,667 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,641 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $124,250


Median Household Income $37,375
Average Household Income $48,857
Per Capita Income $18,234
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.42%
Households 0.35% 0.38%
Families 0.12% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Yell County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yell 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 # 31 60th
Population Density1 # 47 39th
Diversity Index2 # 26 67th
Median Household Income # 33 57th
Per Capita Income # 63 17th

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