Ashley County AR Information


Ashley County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,919
Daytime Population: Workers 7,838
Daytime Population: Residents 13,004
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,842
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 20,728
Population in Familes 17,457
Population in Group Qrtrs 191
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $38,179
Average Household Income $52,037
Per Capita Income $21,065


Total Housing Units 10,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,987 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,411 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,704 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $73,278
Average Home Value $99,779


Total Households 8,398
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 5,893
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 -0.6% -0.74%
Households -0.59% -0.73%
Families -0.76% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   2.0%


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, 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 # 35 55th
Population Density # 53 31st
Diversity Index # 23 71st
Median Household Income # 34 56th
Per Capita Income # 38 51st

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