Ouachita County AR Information

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Ouachita County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ouachita County AR Housing Affordability Index is 229
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Ouachita County AR Wealth Index is 51
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 24,753
Population in Households 24,401
Population in Familes 19,561
Population in Group Qrtrs 352
Population Density 34
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,008
Average Household Income $50,538
Per Capita Income $21,599
Wealth Index3 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,121 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,884 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,684 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,553 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $78,140
Housing Affordability Index2 229
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,568
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,792
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.58% -0.84%
Households -0.44% -0.72%
Families -0.7% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

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Ouachita County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ouachita County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 27 65th
Population Density # 28 64th
Diversity Index # 17 79th
Median Household Income # 61 20th
Per Capita Income # 38 51st

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