Yell County AR Information


Yell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,086
Daytime Population: Workers 6,930
Daytime Population: Residents 13,338
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,268
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 21,763
Population in Familes 18,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 323
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $37,363
Average Household Income $49,920
Per Capita Income $18,653


Total Housing Units 10,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,651 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,511 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,845 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $96,456
Average Home Value $128,066


Total Households 8,162
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 5,774
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 -0.06% -0.25%
Households -0.1% -0.27%
Families -0.26% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.85%


Yell County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yell 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 # 33 57th
Population Density # 48 37th
Diversity Index # 27 65th
Median Household Income # 39 49th
Per Capita Income # 68 11th

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