Sharp County AR Information


Sharp County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,379
Daytime Population: Workers 4,966
Daytime Population: Residents 11,168
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,134
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 17,190
Population in Familes 13,982
Population in Group Qrtrs 189
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $33,214
Average Household Income $44,610
Per Capita Income $19,192


Total Housing Units 10,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,717 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,679 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,693 (26.7%)
Median Home Value $83,888
Average Home Value $119,669


Total Households 7,396
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 4,950
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 0.09% -0.09%
Households 0.07% -0.11%
Families -0.12% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.18%


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, 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 # 46 40th
Population Density # 37 51st
Diversity Index # 65 15th
Median Household Income # 66 13th
Per Capita Income # 64 16th

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