Jefferson County AR Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 71,132
Daytime Population: Workers 32,422
Daytime Population: Residents 39,192
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 71,614
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 66,146
Population in Familes 53,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,986
Population Density2 82
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $38,663
Average Household Income $53,555
Per Capita Income $21,731


Total Housing Units 33,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,793 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,044 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,169 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $92,257
Average Home Value $119,542


Total Households 26,837
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 17,805
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 -1.16% -1.47%
Households -1.0% -1.49%
Families -1.19% -1.61%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.88%


Jefferson County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson 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 # 11 87th
Population Density # 11 87th
Diversity Index # 16 80th
Median Household Income # 31 60th
Per Capita Income # 30 61st

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