Hempstead County, Arkansas Population 2018

Hempstead County, Arkansas's estimated population is 21,861 with a growth rate of -1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hempstead County, Arkansas is the 31st largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,861-347-1.56%
201622,2081820.83%
201622,026-77-0.35%
201522,103-245-1.10%
201422,348-82-0.37%
201322,430810.36%
201222,349-141-0.63%
201122,490-109-0.48%
201022,5999784.52%
199021,621-2,014-8.52%
198023,6354,32722.41%
197019,308-353-1.80%
196019,661-5,419-21.61%
195025,080-7,690-23.47%
194032,7701,9236.23%
193030,847-755-2.39%
192031,6023,31711.73%
191028,2854,18417.36%
190024,1011,3055.72%
189022,7963,78119.88%
188019,0155,24738.11%
187013,768-221-1.58%
186013,9896,31782.34%
18507,6722,75155.90%
18404,9212,40995.90%
18302,51226411.74%
18202,2480.00%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,986
Black or African American6,737
Some Other Race909
Two or More Races536
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Asian1

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

Hempstead 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

Hempstead County, Arkansas Median Age

38.5


Total

37.3


Male

39.6


Female

Hempstead County, Arkansas Adults

There are 16,345 adults, (3,664 of which are seniors) in Hempstead County, Arkansas.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hempstead County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,555

52.03%

Male

10,653

47.97%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Households and Families

Hempstead County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hempstead County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All67.8%32.2%
Non Family61%39%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female38.2%61.8%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hempstead County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7292.8367.8
Married3,6613.4184.3
Non Family2,4721.1661
Female1,1894.2538.2
Male4073.6646.9

3.54

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hempstead County, Arkansas Households

Hempstead County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2168.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,93713.11%
High School Graduate5,61237.98%
Some College2,99320.26%
Associates Degree1,1537.80%
Bachelors Degree1,1737.94%
Graduate Degree6914.68%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,1417,9721,479
Black4,1683,158247
Hispanic1,30338599
Other Race51314513
Multiple Races1579839
Native American3232
Asian1

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 24.84%.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,796$28,879$20,899
Less Than High School$18,319$25,526$14,554
High School Grad$21,926$28,750$19,045
Some College$23,650$30,385$19,980
Bachelors Degree$41,472$46,691$39,000
Graduate Degree$43,846$40,457$53,958

$24,796

Average Earnings

$28,879

Average Male

$20,899

Average Female

Hempstead County, Arkansas Language

Hempstead County, Arkansas Language by Age

Hempstead County, Arkansas Language

87.86% of Hempstead County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 12.14% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.84% of the population.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,6312,02330.51%
White12,1231,93715.98%
Hispanic2,7601,77664.35%
Other90947051.71%
Multiple53627150.56%
Native391128.21%

26.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.91%

Male Poverty Rate

28.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hempstead County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hempstead County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 64.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hempstead County, Arkansas is White, with 15.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.31%.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.57%
High School18.52%
Some College13.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.84%
Male Unemployed37.20%
Male Employed15.45%
Female Employed12.89%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Income

Hempstead County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,072$46,014
Families$42,509$55,240
Married Families$53,840$
Non Families$19,462$24,783

Hempstead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Hempstead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hempstead County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Hempstead 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.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,186

Number of Veterans

1,134

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam404
Second Gulf War189
First Gulf War158
Korea118
World War II59

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54370
65 to 74337
75+226
55 to 64190
18 to 3463

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8097.52%
Black3737.77%
Hispanic70.46%
2 or More41.97%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

17.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hempstead County, Arkansas Employment Status

Hempstead County, Arkansas Employment by Age

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hempstead County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Hempstead County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hempstead County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hope100959892-203-2.01%
Emmet 518476-42-8.11%
Blevins315305-10-3.17%
Perrytown272263-9-3.31%
Fulton201194-7-3.48%
Washington180174-6-3.33%
McCaskill9693-3-3.13%
Ozan8582-3-3.53%
McNab6866-2-2.94%
Patmos6462-2-3.13%
Oakhaven6361-2-3.17%
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