Arkansas County AR Information


Arkansas County Subdivisions

Arkansas County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,339
Population in Households 18,092
Population in Familes 14,388
Population in Group Qrtrs 247
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 47


Median Household Income $40,462
Average Household Income $56,426
Per Capita Income $24,099


Total Housing Units 9,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,188 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,561 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,687 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $85,869
Average Home Value $124,884


Total Households 7,749
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 5,020
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.66%
Households -0.39% -0.63%
Families -0.67% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


Arkansas County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arkansas County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 40 48th
Population Density # 59 24th
Diversity Index # 31 60th
Median Household Income # 28 64th
Per Capita Income # 14 83rd

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