Hempstead County, Arkansas Population 2018

Hempstead County, Arkansas's estimated population is 21,861 with a growth rate of -0.75% 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
201722,1542931.34%
201721,861-165-0.75%
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
White13,204
Black or African American6,563
Some Other Race1,684
Two or More Races548
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80
American Indian and Alaska Native56
Asian19

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

Hempstead County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Hempstead County, Arkansas Median Age

38.9


Total

39.2


Male

38.7


Female

Hempstead County, Arkansas Adults

There are 16,381 adults, (3,799 of whom are seniors) in Hempstead County, Arkansas.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hempstead County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

11,774

53.15%

Male

10,380

46.85%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Households and Families

Hempstead County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Hempstead County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All68.9%31.1%
Male57.6%42.4%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female40.8%59.2%

68.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hempstead County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9302.7568.9
Married3,8913.3985.6
Non Family2,4751.1257.2
Female1,1093.8440.8
Male4553.4957.6

3.4

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

4.1%

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 Grade1,0667.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,80712.51%
High School Graduate5,63639.03%
Some College2,93920.35%
Associates Degree1,1067.66%
Bachelors Degree1,2288.50%
Graduate Degree6594.56%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,9887,8211,451
Black4,1453,253326
Hispanic1,05027251
Other Race67517019
Multiple Races18815150
Native American4646
Asian19179
Islander1010

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 47.37%.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,538$31,958$21,777
Less Than High School$19,921$24,271$17,950
High School Grad$26,646$31,215$19,534
Some College$25,263$35,035$19,959
Bachelors Degree$45,379$46,406$45,288
Graduate Degree$44,890$46,250$44,716

$27,538

Average Earnings

$31,958

Average Male

$21,777

Average Female

Hempstead County, Arkansas Language

Hempstead County, Arkansas Language by Age

Hempstead County, Arkansas Language

87.55% of Hempstead County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 12.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.05% of the population.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,7341,84267.37%
White12,0521,76814.67%
Black6,4461,71026.53%
Other1,6841,11266.03%
Multiple54817531.93%
Native562951.79%
Asian191578.95%

25.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.12%

Male Poverty Rate

28.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hempstead County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hempstead County, Arkansas is Asian, with 78.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hempstead County, Arkansas is White, with 14.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.00%.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.06%
High School18.14%
Some College14.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.20%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.43%
Male Unemployed26.85%
Female Employed15.11%
Male Employed14.13%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Income

Hempstead County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,701$49,640
Families$48,213$59,398
Married Families$60,310$
Non Families$19,158$26,067

Hempstead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Hempstead County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Hempstead County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


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

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,176

Number of Veterans

1,124

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam466
First Gulf War159
Second Gulf War125
Korea107
World War II60

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74326
35 to 54285
75+260
55 to 64241
18 to 3464

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8378.17%
Black3367.09%
Hispanic70.47%
2 or More31.02%

Hempstead County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

14.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hempstead County, Arkansas Employment Status

Hempstead County, Arkansas Employment by Age

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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