Arkansas County AR Information


Arkansas County Subdivisions

Arkansas County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,790
Daytime Population: Workers 9,907
Daytime Population: Residents 10,111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,018
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 18,543
Population in Familes 14,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 247
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $40,767
Average Household Income $56,607
Per Capita Income $23,903


Total Housing Units 9,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,077 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,774 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,585 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $84,942
Average Home Value $120,997


Total Households 7,851
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 5,134
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.17% -0.35%
Households -0.27% -0.42%
Families -0.45% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.12%


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, 2017 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 # 39 49th
Population Density # 57 25th
Diversity Index # 32 59th
Median Household Income # 15 81st
Per Capita Income # 13 84th

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