Jacksonville, Arkansas Population 2019

Jacksonville, Arkansas's estimated population is 28,287 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Jacksonville, Arkansas is the 18th largest city in Arkansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 990.23 people/mi² (382.33 people/km²).

The overall median age is 32.4 years, 31.8 years for males, and 33.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 11,639 households in the city, with an average size of 2.83 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 7.2%, with a median rent of $802/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $117,600.

The median income for households in Jacksonville, Arkansas is $46,217, while the mean household income is $55,110.

Jacksonville Ar Demographics

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

  • White: 54.74%
  • Black or African American: 37.33%
  • Other race: 3.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Asian: 1.78%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
LatLng(34.8662, -92.1102)
Rank in State18th
StateArkansas
CountyPulaski County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)73.99 (28.57 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.54 (0.21 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID534750
Density (km²)382.33
Density (mi²)990.23
Area Code(s)501
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201828,287-229-0.80%
201728,516-147-0.51%
201628,663-31-0.11%
201528,694-56-0.19%
201428,750-103-0.36%
201328,8531770.62%
201228,676-113-0.39%
201128,7893871.36%
201028,402-1,514-0.52%
200029,9168150.28%
199029,1011,5120.53%
198027,5897,7573.36%
197019,8325,3443.19%
196014,48814,28823.88%
19402000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,675
Black or African American10,691
Some Other Race893
Two or More Races814
Asian511
American Indian and Alaska Native45
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

Jacksonville Ar Population Pyramid 2019

Jacksonville Ar Median Age

32.4


Total

31.8


Male

33.2


Female

Jacksonville Ar Adults

There are 20,956 adults, (3,869 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville Ar.

Jacksonville Ar Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Ar Sex Ratio

Female

15,313

53.47%

Male

13,324

46.53%

Jacksonville Ar Households and Families

Jacksonville Ar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jacksonville Ar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.1%34.9%
All52.2%47.8%
Non Family48%52%
Female35.5%64.5%
Male28.9%71.1%

52.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8142.8352.2
Married4,2913.3965.1
Non Family3,1621.2948
Female1,9773.8535.5
Male384428.9

3.45

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jacksonville Ar Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5403.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,1006.21%
High School Graduate5,86033.10%
Some College5,12228.93%
Associates Degree1,6219.16%
Bachelors Degree2,33413.18%
Graduate Degree1,1266.36%

Jacksonville Ar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,4389,5732,043
Black5,5825,1411,071
Hispanic1,070845101
Asian456352175
Other Race39636933
Multiple Races20020069
Native American38334
Islander888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,044$33,971$28,693
Less Than High School$19,658$21,458$18,750
High School Grad$26,858$32,985$23,927
Some College$30,633$32,664$28,146
Bachelors Degree$43,997$48,750$43,384
Graduate Degree$65,243$74,116$59,678

$31,044

Average Earnings

$33,971

Average Male

$28,693

Average Female

Jacksonville Ar Language

Jacksonville Ar Language by Age

Jacksonville Ar Language

92.47% of Jacksonville Ar residents speak only English, while 7.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.93% of the population.

Jacksonville Ar Poverty

Jacksonville Ar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,4792,22121.19%
White13,8391,90613.77%
Hispanic2,28326111.43%
Multiple79820926.19%
Asian4789219.25%
Other893849.41%
Native452044.44%

16.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.06%

Male Poverty Rate

20.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville Ar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville Ar is Native, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville Ar is Other, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.68%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.26%
High School15.49%
Some College15.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.25%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.78%
Male Unemployed13.15%
Female Employed8.95%
Male Employed7.20%

Jacksonville Ar Income

Jacksonville Ar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,217$55,110
Families$54,364$62,960
Married Families$64,276-
Non Families$29,676$35,521

Jacksonville Ar Marital Status

Jacksonville Ar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Jacksonville Ar Married by Age and Sex

Jacksonville 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 55-64.

Jacksonville Ar Marital Status by Race

Jacksonville Ar Veterans

3,673

Number of Veterans

3,034

Male Veterans

639

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,420
Vietnam1,212
First Gulf War1,136
Korea198
World War II58

Jacksonville Ar Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,43320.38%
Black1,14417.21%
Hispanic16213.46%
Asian6012.74%
Other174.45%
Indian1128.95%
2 or More83.67%

Jacksonville Ar Veterans by Education

6.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Ar Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jacksonville 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

55.69%

Born in Arkansas

95.08%

Native Born

4.92%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.08% of Jacksonville Ar residents were born in the United States, with 55.69% having been born in Arkansas. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.