Conway County, Arkansas Population 2018

Conway County, Arkansas's estimated population is 20,916 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Conway County, Arkansas is the 34th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,916-144-0.68%
201621,0601650.79%
201620,895-17-0.08%
201520,912-65-0.31%
201420,977-94-0.45%
201321,071-56-0.27%
201221,127120.06%
201121,115-102-0.48%
201021,2172,06610.79%
199019,151-354-1.81%
198019,5052,70016.07%
197016,8051,3758.91%
196015,430-2,707-14.93%
195018,137-3,399-15.78%
194021,536-413-1.88%
193021,949-629-2.79%
192022,578-151-0.66%
191022,7292,95714.96%
190019,7723131.61%
189019,4596,70452.56%
188012,7554,64357.24%
18708,1121,41521.13%
18606,6973,11486.91%
18503,58369123.89%
18402,8921,910194.50%
18309820.00%

Conway County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,959
Black or African American2,490
Two or More Races436
American Indian and Alaska Native112
Some Other Race47
Asian16

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

Conway 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

Conway County, Arkansas Median Age

41


Total

39.6


Male

42.5


Female

Conway County, Arkansas Adults

There are 16,195 adults, (3,854 of which are seniors) in Conway County, Arkansas.

Conway County, Arkansas Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Conway County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

10,754

51.06%

Male

10,306

48.94%

Conway County, Arkansas Households and Families

Conway County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Conway County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All72.6%27.4%
Male70.1%29.9%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female54.9%45.1%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Conway County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3602.4972.6
Married4,1073.0884.9
Non Family2,7661.1361.7
Female1,0853.3954.9
Male4023.3870.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Conway County, Arkansas Households

Conway County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7315.04%
9th to 12th Grade1,45110.00%
High School Graduate6,14042.30%
Some College2,80219.30%
Associates Degree9366.45%
Bachelors Degree1,64111.30%
Graduate Degree8155.61%

Conway County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,17610,4652,146
Black1,6301,425283
Hispanic41121912
Multiple Races21319015
Native American7733
Other Race344
Asian112

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 17.62%.

Conway County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,067$37,177$23,915
Less Than High School$18,803$25,397$11,599
High School Grad$25,236$35,601$18,429
Some College$28,563$36,771$23,315
Bachelors Degree$47,110$53,472$46,286
Graduate Degree$50,179$66,615$43,030

$31,067

Average Earnings

$37,177

Average Male

$23,915

Average Female

Conway County, Arkansas Language

Conway County, Arkansas Language by Age

Conway County, Arkansas Language

96.22% of Conway County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.21% of the population.

Conway County, Arkansas Poverty

Conway County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0052,94117.29%
Black2,48590936.58%
Hispanic78645157.38%
Multiple42816939.49%
Native1121614.29%
Asian16212.50%

21.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.31%

Male Poverty Rate

22.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Conway County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Conway County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 57.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Conway County, Arkansas is Asian, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.09%.

Conway County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.75%
High School20.24%
Some College16.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.74%

Conway County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.96%
Female Unemployed33.94%
Female Employed14.06%
Male Employed7.23%

Conway County, Arkansas Income

Conway County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,266$53,354
Families$50,439$63,984
Married Families$59,970$
Non Families$19,435$29,741

Conway County, Arkansas Marital Status

Conway County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Conway County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Conway 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.

Conway County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Conway County, Arkansas Veterans

Conway County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,506

Number of Veterans

1,264

Male Veterans

242

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam538
First Gulf War272
Second Gulf War187
World War II131
Korea126

Conway County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74412
75+362
55 to 64320
35 to 54267
18 to 34145

Conway County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3399.66%
Black1135.90%
2 or More4316.54%
Indian1111.96%

Conway County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Conway County, Arkansas Employment Status

Conway County, Arkansas Employment by Age

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Conway County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Conway County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Conway County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Morrilton67696722-47-0.69%
Plumerville826800-26-3.15%
Oppelo781760-21-2.69%
Menifee30231082.65%
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