Sharp County AR Information


Sharp County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,338
Population in Households 17,149
Population in Familes 13,863
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density1 29
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $32,923
Average Household Income $44,795
Per Capita Income $19,332


Total Housing Units 10,145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,531 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,871 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,743 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $84,998
Average Home Value $124,765


Total Households 7,402
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,913
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.05% 0.23%
Households 0.07% 0.24%
Families -0.19% 0.07%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.88%


Sharp County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharp 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 # 46 40th
Population Density # 38 51st
Diversity Index # 65 15th
Median Household Income # 68 11th
Per Capita Income # 64 16th

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