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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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

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:
3,011,524

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
17.1%
18 - 24:
9.4%
25 - 34:
13.1%
35 - 54:
24.5%
55 - 64:
12.7%
Over 65 Years:
16.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
87.2%
87.2%
23.8%
23.8%
4.7%
4.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Arkansas
USA
$27,724
$27,724
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Arkansas
USA
$49,475
$49,475
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.1%

Employment Industries in AR

Healthcare
Manufacturing
Retail
Education
Construction
Accommodation
Other
Transportation
Public Service
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Finance
Administration
Wholesale
Agriculture
Information Technology
Real Estate
Arts
Utilities
Mining
Management
15.0%
15.0%
13.4%
13.4%
13.1%
13.1%
9.5%
9.5%
6.9%
6.9%
6.7%
6.7%
4.8%
4.8%
4.8%
4.8%
4.4%
4.4%
4.1%
4.1%
3.6%
3.6%
3.4%
3.4%
2.4%
2.4%
2.3%
2.3%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.2%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
0.4%
0.4%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% 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
71.6%
71.6%
15.1%
15.1%
7.6%
7.6%
3.3%
3.3%
1.5%
1.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
Irish
German
English
Scottish
French
European
Italian
Scots-Irish
Dutch
Polish
African
British
Norwegian
Welsh
Swedish
Czech
French Canadian
Scandinavian
Swiss
29.5%
29.5%
9.4%
9.4%
9.3%
9.3%
8.2%
8.2%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
1.6%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Indic languages
Pacific Island languages
German
Vietnamese
Chinese
French
Other Asian languages
Tagalog
Laotian
Arabic
Native American languages
Korean
Miao/Hmong
Hindi
Gujarathi
West Germanic languages
Slavic languages
Urdu
92.4%
92.4%
5.4%
5.4%
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%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born AR Residents
4.9%