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Arkansas
Demographic Data






Arkansas Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2023.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Arkansas Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Arkansas is:

3,045,637

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
17.3%
18 - 24:
9.3%
25 - 34:
12.9%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
12.8%
Over 65 Years:
16.8%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
87.7%
87.7%
24.3%
24.3%
4.6%
4.6%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Income

Per capita Income

Arkansas
USA
$29,210
$29,210
$37,638
$37,638

Median household income

Arkansas
USA
$52,123
$52,123
$69,021
$69,021
Individuals Below Poverty Level

16.0%

Employment Industries

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Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Education
Construction
Accommodation
Transportation
Other
Public Service
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Finance
Administration
Wholesale
Agriculture
Real Estate
Information Technology
Arts
Utilities
Mining
Management
15.0%
15.0%
13.2%
13.2%
13.0%
13.0%
9.4%
9.4%
7.1%
7.1%
6.6%
6.6%
4.9%
4.9%
4.8%
4.8%
4.5%
4.5%
4.2%
4.2%
3.6%
3.6%
3.4%
3.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.2%
2.2%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
70.6%
70.6%
15.2%
15.2%
7.9%
7.9%
4.0%
4.0%
1.5%
1.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Ancestry

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Unclassified
German
Irish
English
Scottish
European
French
Italian
Scots-Irish
Dutch
Polish
African
British
Norwegian
Welsh
Swedish
Czech
Scandinavian
French Canadian
United States or American
30.7%
30.7%
9.3%
9.3%
9.3%
9.3%
9.0%
9.0%
1.7%
1.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Languages Spoken

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English
Spanish
Indic languages
Pacific Island languages
Chinese
German
Vietnamese
French
Laotian
Other Asian languages
Tagalog
Arabic
Korean
Native American languages
Miao/Hmong
Hindi
Gujarathi
West Germanic languages
Slavic languages
Urdu
92.3%
92.3%
5.5%
5.5%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0% 100%
% of Residents
Foreign Born AR Residents

4.9%