Monroe County AR Information


Monroe County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,496
Daytime Population: Workers 2,486
Daytime Population: Residents 5,048
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,534
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 7,412
Population in Familes 5,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $29,979
Average Household Income $47,180
Per Capita Income $20,632


Total Housing Units 4,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,000 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,244 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,185 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $63,625
Average Home Value $82,338


Total Households 3,244
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,035
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 -1.15% -1.43%
Households -0.97% -1.33%
Families -1.17% -1.45%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


Monroe County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monroe 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 # 72 5th
Population Density # 68 11th
Diversity Index # 13 84th
Median Household Income # 72 5th
Per Capita Income # 50 35th

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