Independence County, Arkansas Population 2018

Independence County, Arkansas's estimated population is 37,504 with a growth rate of 1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Independence County, Arkansas is the 20th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,5044741.28%
201637,030-64-0.17%
201637,094840.23%
201537,010-33-0.09%
201437,0432090.57%
201336,834-83-0.22%
201236,917710.19%
201136,846420.11%
201036,8045,61217.99%
199031,1921,0453.47%
198030,1477,42432.67%
197022,7232,67513.34%
196020,048-3,440-14.65%
195023,488-2,155-8.40%
194025,6431,4185.85%
193024,2252491.04%
192023,976-800-3.23%
191024,7762,2199.84%
190022,5575962.71%
189021,9613,87521.43%
188018,0863,52024.17%
187014,5662591.81%
186014,3076,54084.20%
18507,7674,098111.69%
18403,6691,63880.65%
18302,0310.00%

Independence County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,268
Some Other Race851
Two or More Races723
Black or African American722
Asian318
American Indian and Alaska Native143
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Independence 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

Independence County, Arkansas Median Age

39.2


Total

37.7


Male

40.9


Female

Independence County, Arkansas Adults

There are 28,143 adults, (6,184 of which are seniors) in Independence County, Arkansas.

Independence County, Arkansas Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Independence County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

19,035

51.40%

Male

17,995

48.60%

Independence County, Arkansas Households and Families

Independence County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Independence County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All71.6%28.4%
Female58.3%41.7%
Non Family57.6%42.4%
Male54.9%45.1%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Independence County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,3162.5171.6
Married7,3503.0685
Non Family4,5431.257.6
Female1,5583.4258.3
Male8653.1354.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Independence County, Arkansas Households

Independence County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4065.62%
9th to 12th Grade2,4739.89%
High School Graduate9,38737.54%
Some College5,54522.17%
Associates Degree1,7907.16%
Bachelors Degree2,81511.26%
Graduate Degree1,5916.36%

Independence County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,90619,6184,242
Hispanic1,1267045
Other Race461394
Black42436757
Multiple Races31926222
Asian21016879
Native American6933
Islander311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 86.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 37.62%.

Independence County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,039$32,084$23,894
Less Than High School$19,855$23,806$12,837
High School Grad$25,855$29,556$20,836
Some College$26,276$32,232$22,232
Bachelors Degree$39,682$42,200$37,083
Graduate Degree$54,482$68,457$40,970

$28,039

Average Earnings

$32,084

Average Male

$23,894

Average Female

Independence County, Arkansas Language

Independence County, Arkansas Language by Age

Independence County, Arkansas Language

95.54% of Independence County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.46% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,1685,89218.32%
Hispanic2,21354224.49%
Black55720937.52%
Multiple65118528.42%
Native1317053.44%
Asian3183912.26%
Other851161.88%

19.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.47%

Male Poverty Rate

21.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Independence County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Independence County, Arkansas is Native, with 53.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Independence County, Arkansas is Other, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.98%.

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.75%
High School15.66%
Some College13.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.37%
Male Unemployed29.71%
Female Employed10.37%
Male Employed7.61%

Independence County, Arkansas Income

Independence County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,592$55,132
Families$48,925$64,960
Married Families$59,199$
Non Families$21,842$32,050

Independence County, Arkansas Marital Status

Independence County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Independence County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Independence 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.

Independence County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by War

2,347

Number of Veterans

2,194

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam952
Korea340
First Gulf War316
Second Gulf War273
World War II155

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74664
75+638
55 to 64540
35 to 54423
18 to 3482

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2578.54%
Black437.62%
2 or More4211.08%
Hispanic251.93%
Indian44.82%
Hawaiian120.00%

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

11.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Independence County, Arkansas Employment Status

Independence County, Arkansas Employment by Age

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Independence County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Independence County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Independence County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Batesville10244107404964.84%
Southside22572255-2-0.09%
Cave City 19041893-11-0.58%
Newark1176117930.26%
Sulphur Rock45645710.22%
Cushman45245310.22%
Pleasant Plains34834910.29%
Oil Trough26026331.15%
Magness20220200.00%
Moorefield13713700.00%
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