Ashley County, Arkansas Population 2018

Ashley County, Arkansas's estimated population is 20,283 with a growth rate of -3.36% 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
201720,283-706-3.36%
201620,9894912.40%
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
White15,049
Black or African American5,440
Some Other Race307
Two or More Races150
American Indian and Alaska Native43

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Ashley County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ashley County, Arkansas Median Age

41.5


Total

39.5


Male

42.9


Female

Ashley County, Arkansas Adults

There are 16,057 adults, (3,799 of which are seniors) in Ashley County, Arkansas.

Ashley County, Arkansas Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ashley County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

10,804

51.47%

Male

10,185

48.53%

Ashley County, Arkansas Households and Families

Ashley County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ashley County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
Male77.5%22.5%
All75.1%24.9%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female49.9%50.1%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ashley County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3382.4975.1
Married4,4083.0186.3
Non Family2,4061.0966.6
Female1,1733.1649.9
Male3513.3977.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.5%

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 Grade8265.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,48310.34%
High School Graduate5,69739.74%
Some College3,62325.27%
Associates Degree7605.30%
Bachelors Degree1,3309.28%
Graduate Degree6184.31%

Ashley County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1688,9191,629
Black3,4272,545280
Hispanic62244820
Other Race18511819
Multiple Races5854
Native American4343

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 16.02%.

Ashley County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,717$37,660$21,465
Less Than High School$20,767$24,063$12,865
High School Grad$28,902$39,471$19,178
Some College$30,107$36,875$20,112
Bachelors Degree$36,416$44,722$31,204
Graduate Degree$63,750$$58,594

$30,717

Average Earnings

$37,660

Average Male

$21,465

Average Female

Ashley County, Arkansas Language

Ashley County, Arkansas Language by Age

Ashley County, Arkansas Language

95.24% of Ashley County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.35% of the population.

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,3972,21341.00%
White14,1121,65011.69%
Hispanic1,06024423.02%
Other2954715.93%
Multiple1392316.55%
Native35720.00%

19.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.35%

Male Poverty Rate

20.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ashley County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ashley County, Arkansas is Black, with 41.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ashley County, Arkansas is White, with 11.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.50%.

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.17%
High School14.99%
Some College14.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Ashley County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.00%
Female Unemployed43.11%
Female Employed10.17%
Male Employed6.95%

Ashley County, Arkansas Income

Ashley County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,352$50,224
Families$44,683$57,985
Married Families$55,594$
Non Families$19,081$28,744

Ashley County, Arkansas Marital Status

Ashley County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

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

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,106

Number of Veterans

1,043

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam535
First Gulf War185
Korea116
World War II44
Second Gulf War39

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74375
75+310
55 to 64227
35 to 54174
18 to 3420

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9578.16%
Black1443.60%
Hispanic71.05%
2 or More56.17%

Ashley County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

9.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ashley County, Arkansas Employment Status

Ashley County, Arkansas Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

10%

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