Baxter County, Arkansas Population 2018

Baxter County, Arkansas's estimated population is 41,355 with a growth rate of 0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Baxter County, Arkansas is the 18th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201741,3553630.89%
201640,992-153-0.37%
201641,145270.07%
201541,1182470.60%
201440,871-105-0.26%
201340,976-100-0.24%
201241,076-265-0.64%
201141,341-170-0.41%
201041,51110,32533.11%
199031,1863,77713.78%
198027,40912,09078.92%
197015,3195,37654.07%
19609,943-1,740-14.89%
195011,6831,40213.64%
194010,2817628.01%
19309,519-697-6.82%
192010,216-173-1.67%
191010,3891,09111.73%
19009,2987719.04%
18908,5272,52342.02%
18806,0040.00%

Baxter County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,668
Two or More Races566
Asian227
American Indian and Alaska Native218
Some Other Race205
Black or African American101
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Baxter 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

Baxter County, Arkansas Median Age

51.8


Total

50.4


Male

52.8


Female

Baxter County, Arkansas Adults

There are 33,736 adults, (12,339 of which are seniors) in Baxter County, Arkansas.

Baxter County, Arkansas Age Dependency

91.4

Age Dependency Ratio

57.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Baxter County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

21,144

51.58%

Male

19,848

48.42%

Baxter County, Arkansas Households and Families

Baxter County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Baxter County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male65.9%34.1%
Female54.7%45.3%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Baxter County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,0612.2475.3
Married9,7402.6982.7
Non Family6,1991.1769.6
Female1,4833.3854.7
Male6393.1765.9

2.74

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Baxter County, Arkansas Households

Baxter County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3264.22%
9th to 12th Grade2,6928.56%
High School Graduate10,79934.35%
Some College8,43726.84%
Associates Degree2,6058.29%
Bachelors Degree3,86912.31%
Graduate Degree1,7075.43%

Baxter County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,08926,4505,373
Hispanic53732241
Multiple Races30427424
Asian227159109
Native American21116720
Other Race14416
Black65439
Islander77

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 48.02%.

Baxter County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,516$29,824$23,555
Less Than High School$20,012$25,394$12,902
High School Grad$21,812$23,739$20,085
Some College$26,664$32,952$22,948
Bachelors Degree$34,826$37,841$31,780
Graduate Degree$47,688$125,256$45,000

$26,516

Average Earnings

$29,824

Average Male

$23,555

Average Female

Baxter County, Arkansas Language

Baxter County, Arkansas Language by Age

Baxter County, Arkansas Language

97.98% of Baxter County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Baxter County, Arkansas Poverty

Baxter County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,5845,19813.47%
Multiple56618031.80%
Hispanic83514217.01%
Native2187835.78%
Other20552.44%
Black4124.88%

13.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Baxter County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Baxter County, Arkansas is Native, with 35.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Baxter County, Arkansas is Other, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.04%.

Baxter County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.39%
High School13.68%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.77%

Baxter County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.96%
Male Unemployed38.39%
Male Employed7.10%
Female Employed5.55%

Baxter County, Arkansas Income

Baxter County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,115$51,008
Families$47,559$62,764
Married Families$51,641$
Non Families$21,066$26,873

Baxter County, Arkansas Marital Status

Baxter County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Baxter County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Baxter 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 55To64.

Baxter County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Baxter County, Arkansas Veterans

Baxter County, Arkansas Veterans by War

4,952

Number of Veterans

4,571

Male Veterans

381

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,035
Korea718
First Gulf War454
World War II356
Second Gulf War342

Baxter County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,638
65 to 741,606
55 to 641,021
35 to 54497
18 to 34190

Baxter County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,82014.74%
2 or More7220.28%
Hispanic345.99%
Indian209.48%
Asian198.37%
Black1114.67%
Hawaiian7100.00%
Other32.03%

Baxter County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Baxter County, Arkansas Employment Status

Baxter County, Arkansas Employment by Age

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Baxter County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Baxter County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Baxter County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Mountain Home1245012363-87-0.70%
Gassville20782131532.55%
Cotter970948-22-2.27%
Lakeview741725-16-2.16%
Norfork511499-12-2.35%
Salesville450448-2-0.44%
Briarcliff236234-2-0.85%
Big Flat 105103-2-1.90%
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