Columbia County, Arkansas Population 2018

Columbia County, Arkansas's estimated population is 23,627 with a growth rate of -2.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Columbia County, Arkansas is the 29th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,627-541-2.24%
201624,1681850.77%
201623,983-106-0.44%
201524,089750.31%
201424,014-233-0.96%
201324,247-126-0.52%
201224,373-309-1.25%
201124,682-40-0.16%
201024,722-969-3.77%
199025,691-953-3.58%
198026,6446922.67%
197025,952-448-1.70%
196026,400-2,370-8.24%
195028,770-1,052-3.53%
194029,8222,5029.16%
193027,320-350-1.26%
192027,6703,85016.16%
191023,8201,7437.90%
190022,0772,18410.98%
189019,8935,80341.19%
188014,0902,69323.63%
187011,397-1,052-8.45%
186012,4490.00%

Columbia County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,506
Black or African American8,420
Some Other Race665
Asian256
Two or More Races245
American Indian and Alaska Native76

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

Columbia County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Columbia County, Arkansas Median Age

36


Total

34.5


Male

36.8


Female

Columbia County, Arkansas Adults

There are 18,996 adults, (4,012 of which are seniors) in Columbia County, Arkansas.

Columbia County, Arkansas Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

12,654

52.36%

Male

11,514

47.64%

Columbia County, Arkansas Households and Families

Columbia County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Columbia County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All66.1%33.9%
Female50.1%49.9%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Male47.3%52.7%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5182.3666.1
Married4,4752.8986.3
Non Family3,1071.2747.4
Female1,5702.7250.1
Male3663.6647.3

2.83

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Columbia County, Arkansas Households

Columbia County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7595.05%
9th to 12th Grade1,4729.79%
High School Graduate5,90139.24%
Some College2,83818.87%
Associates Degree7745.15%
Bachelors Degree2,24014.89%
Graduate Degree1,0567.02%

Columbia County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3718,3632,462
Black4,8363,841613
Other Race37819854
Hispanic322280115
Asian16915289
Multiple Races113966
Native American282011

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 89.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.66%.

Columbia County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,017$40,422$24,345
Less Than High School$17,067$28,571$13,946
High School Grad$27,205$38,418$17,341
Some College$27,726$40,351$20,640
Bachelors Degree$45,000$50,949$41,795
Graduate Degree$47,083$45,868$50,188

$31,017

Average Earnings

$40,422

Average Male

$24,345

Average Female

Columbia County, Arkansas Language

Columbia County, Arkansas Language by Age

Columbia County, Arkansas Language

95.56% of Columbia County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,6012,88537.96%
White13,4412,13615.89%
Other65234052.15%
Hispanic59114724.87%
Multiple2268035.40%
Asian223219.42%
Native53916.98%

24.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.40%

Male Poverty Rate

27.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Arkansas is Other, with 52.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Arkansas is Asian, with 9.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.40%.

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.07%
Some College20.27%
High School19.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.41%
Male Unemployed21.58%
Female Employed15.75%
Male Employed12.38%

Columbia County, Arkansas Income

Columbia County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,507$49,736
Families$51,839$61,079
Married Families$63,930$
Non Families$16,853$24,562

Columbia County, Arkansas Marital Status

Columbia County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Columbia County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Columbia County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Columbia County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,475

Number of Veterans

1,323

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam568
Second Gulf War222
First Gulf War169
World War II119
Korea89

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+376
65 to 74376
55 to 64295
35 to 54226
18 to 34202

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0588.94%
Black3335.35%
Hispanic9021.33%
Other7213.66%
Indian810.53%
2 or More43.03%

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

13.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Arkansas Employment Status

Columbia County, Arkansas Employment by Age

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Columbia County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Columbia County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Columbia County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Magnolia1157711601240.21%
Waldo13721283-89-6.49%
Taylor566538-28-4.95%
McNeil516491-25-4.84%
Emerson368350-18-4.89%
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