Independence County, Arkansas Population 2018

Independence County, Arkansas's estimated population is 37,504 with a growth rate of 1.11% 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
201737,097-407-1.09%
201737,5044101.11%
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
White34,197
Some Other Race967
Two or More Races814
Black or African American756
Asian257
American Indian and Alaska Native100
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6

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

Independence County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,500 Male Population5001,0001,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Independence County, Arkansas Median Age

39.8


Total

37.8


Male

41.5


Female

Independence County, Arkansas Adults

There are 28,257 adults, (6,275 of whom are seniors) in Independence County, Arkansas.

Independence County, Arkansas Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Independence County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

19,043

51.33%

Male

18,054

48.67%

Independence County, Arkansas Households and Families

Independence County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Independence County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family56.4%43.6%
Female55.8%44.2%
Male51.7%48.3%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Independence County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,2882.5270.7
Married7,4023.0784.7
Non Family4,4021.1956.4
Female1,6213.2955.8
Male8633.1651.7

3.02

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade1,3665.44%
9th to 12th Grade2,3709.44%
High School Graduate9,43137.58%
Some College5,54522.09%
Associates Degree1,8637.42%
Bachelors Degree2,86111.40%
Graduate Degree1,6616.62%

Independence County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,93219,9394,302
Hispanic1,13163428
Other Race56435913
Black43536768
Multiple Races35631868
Asian19411854
Native American764
Islander422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 89.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Independence County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,189$33,449$25,749
Less Than High School$18,113$18,945$16,542
High School Grad$27,126$30,980$22,898
Some College$28,900$36,613$24,496
Bachelors Degree$41,156$50,222$38,832
Graduate Degree$59,011$64,250$44,375

$30,189

Average Earnings

$33,449

Average Male

$25,749

Average Female

Independence County, Arkansas Language

Independence County, Arkansas Language by Age

Independence County, Arkansas Language

95.59% of Independence County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,1255,36116.69%
Hispanic2,24883437.10%
Black60821034.54%
Other96719820.48%
Multiple74714919.95%
Native887382.95%
Asian2575421.01%

18.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.89%

Male Poverty Rate

21.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Independence County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Independence County, Arkansas is Native, with 82.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Independence County, Arkansas is White, with 16.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.02%.

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.08%
High School13.39%
Some College12.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Independence County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.91%
Male Unemployed25.25%
Female Employed10.65%
Male Employed6.99%

Independence County, Arkansas Income

Independence County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,945$57,679
Families$51,585$68,343
Married Families$60,837$
Non Families$22,318$31,906

Independence County, Arkansas Marital Status

Independence County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

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


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

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by War

2,406

Number of Veterans

2,274

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam960
First Gulf War397
Second Gulf War280
Korea275
World War II132

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74698
75+604
35 to 54518
55 to 64513
18 to 3473

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2938.70%
2 or More5713.54%
Black508.74%
Hispanic181.37%
Indian44.55%
Hawaiian233.33%

Independence County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

12.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Independence County, Arkansas Employment Status

Independence County, Arkansas Employment by Age

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

6%

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