Ashley County, Arkansas Population 2018

Ashley County, Arkansas's estimated population is 20,283 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ashley County, Arkansas is the 35th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,7714882.41%
201720,283-215-1.05%
201620,498-339-1.63%
201520,837-121-0.58%
201420,958-323-1.52%
201321,281-237-1.10%
201221,518-155-0.72%
201121,673-160-0.73%
201021,833-2,486-10.22%
199024,319-2,219-8.36%
198026,5381,5626.25%
197024,9767563.12%
196024,220-1,440-5.61%
195025,660-1,125-4.20%
194026,7851,6346.50%
193025,1511,7417.44%
192023,410-1,858-7.35%
191025,2685,53428.04%
190019,7346,43948.43%
189013,2953,13930.91%
188010,1562,11426.29%
18708,042-548-6.38%
18608,5906,532317.40%
18502,0580.00%

Ashley County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,939
Black or African American5,309
Some Other Race290
Two or More Races184
American Indian and Alaska Native49

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Ashley County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ashley County, Arkansas Median Age

41.8


Total

39.1


Male

43.5


Female

Ashley County, Arkansas Adults

There are 15,952 adults, (3,878 of whom are seniors) in Ashley County, Arkansas.

Ashley County, Arkansas Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashley County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

10,645

51.25%

Male

10,126

48.75%

Ashley County, Arkansas Households and Families

Ashley County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Ashley County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
Male74.6%25.4%
All74%26%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female52.4%47.6%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashley County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1822.5274
Married4,1633.0388.2
Non Family2,6221.1459.9
Female1,0423.6552.4
Male3553.274.6

3.1

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ashley County, Arkansas Households

Ashley County, Arkansas Education

Ashley County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7785.49%
9th to 12th Grade1,63111.51%
High School Graduate5,88341.53%
Some College3,27123.09%
Associates Degree7044.97%
Bachelors Degree1,3339.41%
Graduate Degree5664.00%

Ashley County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1078,8661,648
Black3,3592,381215
Hispanic55837310
Other Race17211626
Multiple Races6762
Native American4949

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 native american people with a rate of 16.31%.

Ashley County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,366$38,712$21,833
Less Than High School$24,648$28,796$10,669
High School Grad$30,726$39,481$18,645
Some College$29,273$36,467$20,082
Bachelors Degree$37,027$54,464$34,052
Graduate Degree$51,889$98,750$50,889

$31,366

Average Earnings

$38,712

Average Male

$21,833

Average Female

Ashley County, Arkansas Language

Ashley County, Arkansas Language by Age

Ashley County, Arkansas Language

95.43% of Ashley County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.23% of the population.

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2542,40145.70%
White13,9891,76212.60%
Hispanic1,07217316.14%
Other2804215.00%
Multiple1784223.60%

21.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.96%

Male Poverty Rate

22.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashley County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashley County, Arkansas is Black, with 45.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashley County, Arkansas is White, with 12.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.43%.

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School40.51%
High School16.45%
Some College13.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.59%

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.32%
Female Unemployed48.50%
Female Employed12.74%
Male Employed6.12%

Ashley County, Arkansas Income

Ashley County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,407$51,614
Families$47,801$61,687
Married Families$57,196$
Non Families$18,960$28,626

Ashley County, Arkansas Marital Status

Ashley County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ashley County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Ashley County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ashley County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by War

970

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam465
First Gulf War199
Korea118
World War II43
Second Gulf War33

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74369
75+254
35 to 54170
55 to 64168
18 to 349

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8267.08%
Black1363.45%
2 or More87.84%
Hispanic60.89%

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

7.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashley County, Arkansas Employment Status

Ashley County, Arkansas Employment by Age

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ashley County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Ashley County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ashley County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Crossett55075128-379-6.88%
Hamburg28942743-151-5.22%
Wilmot550508-42-7.64%
Portland430405-25-5.81%
Montrose354330-24-6.78%
Parkdale277261-16-5.78%
Fountain Hill175165-10-5.71%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990