Prairie County AR Information


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  1. Prairie County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPrairie County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Arkansas Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 8,317
Population in Households 8,186
Population in Familes 6,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $39,595
Average Household Income $50,790
Per Capita Income $21,937


Total Housing Units 4,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,558 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 985 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 960 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $85,515
Average Home Value $113,771


Total Households 3,543
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,391
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.56% -0.71%
Households -0.48% -0.66%
Families -0.73% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.09%


Prairie County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prairie 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 # 69 9th
Population Density # 68 11th
Diversity Index # 53 32nd
Median Household Income # 35 55th
Per Capita Income # 39 49th

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