Conway, Arkansas Population 2019

Conway, Arkansas's estimated population is 66,426 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Conway, Arkansas is the 7th largest city in Arkansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1445.55 people/mi² (558.13 people/km²).

The overall median age is 28.6 years, 28.2 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 26,775 households in the city, with an average size of 2.51 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $773/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $163,500.

The median income for households in Conway, Arkansas is $46,741, while the mean household income is $65,312.

Conway Ar Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Conway Ar was:

  • White: 75.52%
  • Black or African American: 16.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Other race: 2.67%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(35.0887, -92.4421)
Rank in State7th
StateArkansas
CountyFaulkner County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)119.02 (45.95 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.65 (0.25 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID515190
Density (km²)558.13
Density (mi²)1,445.55
Area Code(s)501
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201866,4268631.32%
201765,5637011.08%
201664,8624200.65%
201564,4423430.54%
201464,0998251.30%
201363,2745410.86%
201262,7331,1901.93%
201161,5431,9553.28%
201059,58816,4213.28%
200043,16716,6865.01%
199026,4816,1062.66%
198020,3754,8652.77%
197015,5105,7194.71%
19609,7911,1811.29%
19508,6102,8284.06%
19405,7822480.44%
19305,5349701.95%
19204,5641,7705.03%
19102,7940.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018741,1043,1130.42%
2017737,9913,6580.50%
2016734,3333,4360.47%
2015730,8972,7150.37%
2014728,1825,0280.69%
2013723,1545,5080.76%
2012717,6467,0340.98%
2011710,6128,3051.17%
2010702,3070.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,698
Black or African American10,721
Two or More Races1,828
Some Other Race1,719
Asian1,383
American Indian and Alaska Native132

Conway Ar Population Pyramid 2019

Conway Ar Median Age

28.6


Total

28.2


Male

28.9


Female

Conway Ar Adults

There are 50,220 adults, (6,173 of whom are seniors) in Conway Ar.

Conway Ar Age Dependency

46.4

Age Dependency Ratio

14

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Conway Ar Sex Ratio

Female

33,128

51.38%

Male

31,353

48.62%

Conway Ar Households and Families

Conway Ar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Conway Ar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.9%25.1%
All48.7%51.3%
Female32.7%67.3%
Male29.3%70.7%
Non Family28.8%71.2%

48.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,8352.5148.7
Married10,0083.274.9
Non Family9,9711.5128.8
Female2,9623.2532.7
Male8943.3929.3

3.15

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Conway Ar Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7732.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,6514.50%
High School Graduate8,89624.25%
Some College8,24822.48%
Associates Degree2,9137.94%
Bachelors Degree8,69123.69%
Graduate Degree5,51515.03%

Conway Ar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,15026,70811,685
Black5,5955,2771,718
Hispanic1,398943175
Other Race784564100
Asian739584439
Multiple Races653556122
Native American727214

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,655$40,200$31,829
Less Than High School$23,352$28,618$13,558
High School Grad$25,329$27,360$22,670
Some College$31,464$36,164$24,790
Bachelors Degree$46,667$60,586$42,877
Graduate Degree$59,896$65,956$53,356

$35,655

Average Earnings

$40,200

Average Male

$31,829

Average Female

Conway Ar Language

Conway Ar Language by Age

Conway Ar Language

92.85% of Conway Ar residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Conway Ar Poverty

Conway Ar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44,0886,34714.40%
Black9,7762,45425.10%
Hispanic2,7421,12340.96%
Other1,62353132.72%
Multiple1,67150230.04%
Asian1,23224419.81%
Native1118475.68%

17.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

19.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Conway Ar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Conway Ar is Native, with 75.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Conway Ar is White, with 14.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.76%
High School15.92%
Some College11.51%
Bachelors or Greater7.15%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.07%
Male Unemployed41.05%
Female Employed14.15%
Male Employed9.73%

Conway Ar Income

Conway Ar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,741$65,312
Families$64,644$80,635
Married Families$81,709-
Non Families$30,999$42,485

Conway Ar Marital Status

Conway Ar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Conway Ar Married by Age and Sex

Conway Ar Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Conway Ar Marital Status by Race

Conway Ar Veterans

3,150

Number of Veterans

2,842

Male Veterans

308

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,009
Second Gulf War774
First Gulf War572
Korea353
World War II183

Conway Ar Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7156.93%
Black2973.99%
2 or More988.79%
Hispanic442.20%
Other201.71%
Asian201.86%

Conway Ar Veterans by Education

5.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Conway Ar Employment Status

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Conway Ar Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.37%

Born in Arkansas

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

3.57%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.32% of Conway Ar residents were born in the United States, with 62.37% having been born in Arkansas. 3.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.