Ashley County AR Information


Ashley County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,871
Population in Households 20,680
Population in Familes 17,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $39,156
Average Household Income $54,389
Per Capita Income $21,890


Total Housing Units 10,137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,346 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,987 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,804 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $75,355
Average Home Value $103,806


Total Households 8,333
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 5,805
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 -0.56% -0.78%
Households -0.61% -0.82%
Families -0.85% -0.97%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.84%


Ashley County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ashley 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 # 36 53rd
Population Density # 53 31st
Diversity Index # 25 68th
Median Household Income # 37 52nd
Per Capita Income # 41 47th

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