Arkansas Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2018


Arkansas Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for Arkansas as of July 1, 2018. Our Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank AR cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Counties.

Arkansas Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,067,536
Population in Households 2,982,324
Population in Familes 2,403,515
Population in Group Qrtrs 85,212
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $44,518
Average Household Income $62,729
Per Capita Income $25,123


Total Housing Units 1,395,931 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 789,704 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 416,154 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 190,073 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $131,878
Average Home Value $169,068


Total Households 1,205,858
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 798,532
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 0.62% 0.56%
Households 0.61% 0.56%
Families 0.35% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.45%