Phillips County AR Information


Phillips County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,114
Population in Households 20,868
Population in Familes 16,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 246
Population Density2 30
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $32,026
Average Household Income $47,451
Per Capita Income $18,896


Total Housing Units 10,188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,315 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,023 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,850 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $76,829
Average Home Value $104,902


Total Households 8,338
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,385
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 -0.36% -1.02%
Households -0.22% -0.86%
Families -0.5% -1.05%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.85%


Phillips County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillips 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 # 34 56th
Population Density # 34 56th
Diversity Index # 24 69th
Median Household Income # 70 8th
Per Capita Income # 67 12th

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