Sherwood, Arkansas Population 2019

Sherwood, Arkansas's estimated population is 31,237 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Sherwood, Arkansas is the 13th largest city in Arkansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1503.59 people/mi² (580.54 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.2 years, 37.3 years for males, and 39 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,190 households in the city, with an average size of 2.54 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.2%, with a median rent of $798/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $146,500.

The median income for households in Sherwood, Arkansas is $61,047, while the mean household income is $71,848.

Sherwood Ar Demographics

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

  • White: 73.16%
  • Black or African American: 21.04%
  • Two or more races: 2.22%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
LatLng(34.8151, -92.2243)
Rank in State13th
StateArkansas
CountyPulaski County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)53.81 (20.78 mi²)
Water Area (km²)1.06 (0.41 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID563800
Density (km²)580.54
Density (mi²)1,503.59
Area Code(s)501
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201831,2371550.50%
201731,0822480.80%
201630,8342570.84%
201530,5771680.55%
201430,4092550.85%
201330,1542060.69%
201229,948-10-0.03%
201129,9582570.87%
201029,7018,1903.28%
200021,5112,6181.31%
199018,8938,4706.13%
198010,4237,66914.24%
19702,7541,5548.66%
19601,2000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,379
Black or African American6,435
Two or More Races680
Asian494
Some Other Race472
American Indian and Alaska Native130

Sherwood Ar Population Pyramid 2019

Sherwood Ar Median Age

38.2


Total

37.3


Male

39


Female

Sherwood Ar Adults

There are 23,631 adults, (4,504 of whom are seniors) in Sherwood Ar.

Sherwood Ar Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherwood Ar Sex Ratio

Female

15,753

51.50%

Male

14,837

48.50%

Sherwood Ar Households and Families

Sherwood Ar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sherwood Ar Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All67.5%32.5%
Male59.7%40.3%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female47.4%52.6%

67.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,0152.5467.5
Married5,7023.1484.1
Non Family4,2651.253.7
Female1,6413.5447.4
Male4074.0359.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sherwood Ar Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5092.50%
9th to 12th Grade8564.20%
High School Graduate6,01529.49%
Some College4,97224.37%
Associates Degree1,7598.62%
Bachelors Degree4,23320.75%
Graduate Degree2,05610.08%

Sherwood Ar Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,07114,3184,623
Black3,6803,4091,265
Hispanic91973199
Other Race42227524
Asian331251158
Multiple Races294258112
Native American1178016

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,058$47,584$34,667
Less Than High School$23,143$28,548$20,205
High School Grad$33,884$40,238$29,350
Some College$36,117$42,028$30,099
Bachelors Degree$49,435$53,788$39,904
Graduate Degree$67,884$74,808$54,018

$40,058

Average Earnings

$47,584

Average Male

$34,667

Average Female

Sherwood Ar Language

Sherwood Ar Language by Age

Sherwood Ar Language

93.70% of Sherwood Ar residents speak only English, while 6.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.10% of the population.

Sherwood Ar Poverty

Sherwood Ar Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,1772,12110.02%
Black6,4051,13717.75%
Hispanic1,79934319.07%
Multiple680558.09%
Other4725010.59%
Native1302922.31%
Asian494132.63%

11.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.43%

Male Poverty Rate

13.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherwood Ar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherwood Ar is Native, with 22.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherwood Ar is Asian, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.70%
High School10.09%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.68%
Male Unemployed28.62%
Female Employed7.29%
Male Employed4.72%

Sherwood Ar Income

Sherwood Ar Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,047$71,848
Families$73,776$84,527
Married Families$87,528-
Non Families$36,282$43,594

Sherwood Ar Marital Status

Sherwood Ar Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sherwood Ar Married by Age and Sex

Sherwood 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.

Sherwood Ar Marital Status by Race

Sherwood Ar Veterans

2,783

Number of Veterans

2,410

Male Veterans

373

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam978
First Gulf War905
Second Gulf War676
Korea146
World War II8

Sherwood Ar Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,91811.08%
Black66414.71%
Hispanic22321.65%
Other16438.41%
2 or More287.73%
Asian91.96%

Sherwood Ar Veterans by Education

7.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherwood Ar Employment Status

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sherwood 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

64.03%

Born in Arkansas

96.10%

Native Born

3.90%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.10% of Sherwood Ar residents were born in the United States, with 64.03% having been born in Arkansas. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.