Columbia County, Arkansas Population 2018

Columbia County, Arkansas's estimated population is 23,627 with a growth rate of -1.48% 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
201723,9923651.54%
201723,627-356-1.48%
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
White14,556
Black or African American8,386
Some Other Race540
Asian264
Two or More Races172
American Indian and Alaska Native74

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

Columbia County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Male Population2004006008001,0001,2001,400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Columbia County, Arkansas Median Age

36.2


Total

33.8


Male

37.3


Female

Columbia County, Arkansas Adults

There are 18,904 adults, (3,976 of whom are seniors) in Columbia County, Arkansas.

Columbia County, Arkansas Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Columbia County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

12,494

52.08%

Male

11,498

47.92%

Columbia County, Arkansas Households and Families

Columbia County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Columbia County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family50.5%49.5%
Female47.4%52.6%
Male44.1%55.9%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Columbia County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3372.3865.7
Married4,1872.9486.3
Non Family3,1341.2750.5
Female1,6282.8747.4
Male3883.2944.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade7715.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,4829.97%
High School Graduate6,00940.43%
Some College2,67718.01%
Associates Degree7344.94%
Bachelors Degree1,99713.44%
Graduate Degree1,1938.03%

Columbia County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,2928,2332,529
Black4,8193,900533
Hispanic34822998
Other Race31617844
Asian1229114
Multiple Races8881
Native American342616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 47.06%.

Columbia County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,642$40,936$25,591
Less Than High School$16,136$27,188$12,113
High School Grad$28,909$39,569$18,569
Some College$28,664$45,673$22,139
Bachelors Degree$47,500$52,108$42,864
Graduate Degree$50,341$46,632$51,782

$31,642

Average Earnings

$40,936

Average Male

$25,591

Average Female

Columbia County, Arkansas Language

Columbia County, Arkansas Language by Age

Columbia County, Arkansas Language

95.62% of Columbia County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.38% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,5852,94038.76%
White13,3441,97914.83%
Other53631358.40%
Hispanic59024541.53%
Multiple1497651.01%
Asian195136.67%
Native591016.95%

25.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.19%

Male Poverty Rate

27.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Columbia County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Arkansas is Other, with 58.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Columbia County, Arkansas is Asian, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.93%.

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.92%
High School20.57%
Some College20.36%
Bachelors or Greater1.56%

Columbia County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.83%
Female Employed17.41%
Male Unemployed15.31%
Male Employed11.37%

Columbia County, Arkansas Income

Columbia County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,072$50,936
Families$49,198$61,738
Married Families$64,347$
Non Families$18,848$26,963

Columbia County, Arkansas Marital Status

Columbia County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

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


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

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,444

Number of Veterans

1,334

Male Veterans

110

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam605
Second Gulf War259
First Gulf War147
Korea94
World War II88

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+361
65 to 74320
55 to 64320
18 to 34237
35 to 54206

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0759.07%
Black2994.79%
Hispanic7317.42%
Other5813.55%
Indian810.81%
2 or More43.57%

Columbia County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

16.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Columbia County, Arkansas Employment Status

Columbia County, Arkansas Employment by Age

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

9.5%

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