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Population Demographics for Arkansas 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in Arkansas

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population2,915,918100
Black or African American449,89515
Hispanic or Latino186,0506
Some Other Race99,5713
Two or More Races57,0101
American Indian22,248Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander5,863Below 1%
Three or more races2,757Below 1%
Native Hawaiian537Below 1%
Alaska Native tribes172Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population1,431,6371,484,2812,915,918
Black or African American213,744236,151449,895
Hispanic or Latino99,25386,797186,050
Some Other Race54,21345,35899,571
Two or More Races28,15228,85857,010
American Indian10,98611,26222,248
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander3,0392,8245,863
Three or more races1,3181,4392,757
Native Hawaiian259278537
Alaska Native tribes7795172

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Arkansas

Total Population:2,915,918
Male Population:1,431,637
Female Population:1,484,281

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Arkansas

Both sexes37

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Arkansas

Total Population:2,836,987
Male Population:1,383,956
Under 5 years:100,846
5 to 9 years:100,680
10 to 14 years:100,450
15 to 17 years:59,985
18 and 19 years:36,648
20 years:18,007
21 years:18,018
22 to 24 years:54,731
25 to 29 years:91,591
30 to 34 years:87,820
35 to 39 years:87,826
40 to 44 years:87,998
45 to 49 years:98,324
50 to 54 years:96,576
55 to 59 years:87,193
60 and 61 years:32,852
62 to 64 years:46,401
65 and 66 years:26,558
67 to 69 years:35,542
70 to 74 years:46,472
75 to 79 years:33,116
80 to 84 years:21,433
85 years and over:14,889
Female Population:1,453,031
Under 5 years:96,658
5 to 9 years:95,896
10 to 14 years:96,372
15 to 17 years:57,604
18 and 19 years:34,759
20 years:18,096
21 years:18,150
22 to 24 years:56,111
25 to 29 years:95,184
30 to 34 years:90,835
35 to 39 years:91,543
40 to 44 years:90,806
45 to 49 years:103,549
50 to 54 years:101,992
55 to 59 years:94,515
60 and 61 years:35,886
62 to 64 years:50,193
65 and 66 years:29,485
67 to 69 years:40,215
70 to 74 years:53,104
75 to 79 years:42,268
80 to 84 years:31,357
85 years and over:28,453

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Arkansas

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Arkansas

Family led homes:775,811
Husband-wife family:568,277
Other family:207,534
Population of male led with no wife present:54,211
Population female led with no husband present:153,323
Population of Nonfamily homes:371,273
Population living alone:310,792
Population not living alone:60,481

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Arkansas with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:378,920
Population of family homes:374,931
Husband-wife family:237,438
Under 6 years only:55,435
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:54,583
6 to 17 years only:127,420
Other family:137,493
Male householder, no wife present:32,472
Under 6 years only:9,073
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:5,506
6 to 17 years only:17,893
Female led with no husband present:105,021
Under 6 years only:25,225
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:22,246
6 to 17 years only:57,550
Nonfamily households:3,989
Male led households:3,051
Under 6 years only:745
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:324
6 to 17 years only:1,982
Female led householder:938
Under 6 years only:250
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:87
6 to 17 years only:601
Households with no people under 18 years:768,164
Family households:400,880
Husband-wife family:330,839
Other family:70,041
Male led with no wife present:21,739
Female led with no husband present:48,302
Nonfamily households:367,284
Male led householder:173,325
Female led householder:193,959

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Arkansas, by type

Total Home Population:1,147,084
Population of Family homes:775,811
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:33,903
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:132,083
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:155,488
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:161,991
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:71,445
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:66,721
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:95,164
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:47,844
Population of 85 year olds and over:11,172
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:371,273
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:31,727
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:45,039
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:38,559
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:65,210
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:35,351
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:34,282
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:54,088
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:44,467
Population of 85 year olds and over:22,550

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Arkansas containing people over 60

Total Population:1,147,084
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:405,429
1-person household:146,576
2-or-more-person household:258,853
Family households:248,255
Nonfamily households:10,598
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:741,655
1-person household:164,216
2-or-more-person household:577,439
Family homes:527,556
Nonfamily homes:49,883

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Arkansas with multiple generations.

Total Population:1,147,084
Home has three or more generations:43,624
Home does not have three or more generations:1,103,460

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Arkansas under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:707,776
Unmarried partner of home lead present:56,705
In family homes:53,344
Population of male led and male partner homes:1,596
Population of male led and female partner households:21,994
Population of female led and female partner households:2,528
Population of female led and male partner households:27,226
In nonfamily homes:3,361
Population of male led and male partner homes:42
Population of male led and female partner homes:2,926
Population of female led and female partner homes:124
Population of female led and male partner homes:269
No unmarried partner of home lead present:651,071
In family homes:648,896
Population of husband-wife family homes:453,633
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:31,676
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:163,587
In nonfamily homes:2,175

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Arkansas

Total Population:2,326,809
Population Under 18 years:695,772
Population 18 years and over:1,631,037

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Arkansas have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:768,156
Family home:569,534
Nonfamily homess:198,622
Male led home:88,872
Living alone:73,814
Not living alone:15,058
Female led home:109,750
Living alone:99,436
Not living alone:10,314
Population of Renter occupied homes:378,928
Family run homes:206,277
Husband-wife family:100,735
Other family:105,542
Male led with no wife present:23,958
Female led with no husband present:81,584
Nonfamily Homes:172,651
Male led homes:87,504
Male living alone:66,615
Male not living alone:20,889
Female led homes:85,147
Females living alone:70,927
Females not living alone:14,220

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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