Washington County AR Information


Washington County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 230,614
Daytime Population: Workers 119,697
Daytime Population: Residents 114,006
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 233,703
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 222,400
Population in Familes 171,217
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,214
Population Density2 245
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $42,673
Average Household Income $63,243
Per Capita Income $24,174


Total Housing Units 97,913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,386 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 39,271 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,256 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $170,895
Average Home Value $221,922


Total Households 86,657
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 53,693
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 1.77% 1.79%
Households 1.75% 1.83%
Families 1.54% 1.69%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.19%


Washington County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington 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 # 3 97th
Population Density # 4 96th
Diversity Index # 10 88th
Median Household Income # 8 91st
Per Capita Income # 11 87th

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