Jackson County, Arkansas Population 2018

Jackson County, Arkansas's estimated population is 17,135 with a growth rate of -2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Arkansas is the 44th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,135-360-2.06%
201617,4951861.07%
201617,309-67-0.39%
201517,376-219-1.24%
201417,595-135-0.76%
201317,730510.29%
201217,679-205-1.15%
201117,884-172-0.95%
201018,056-888-4.69%
199018,944-2,702-12.48%
198021,6461,1945.84%
197020,452-2,391-10.47%
196022,843-3,069-11.84%
195025,912-515-1.95%
194026,427-1,516-5.43%
193027,9432,4979.81%
192025,4461,9458.28%
191023,5015,11827.84%
190018,3833,20421.11%
189015,1794,30239.55%
188010,8773,60949.66%
18707,268-3,225-30.73%
186010,4937,407240.02%
18503,0861,546100.39%
18401,5401,207362.46%
18303330.00%

Jackson County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,874
Black or African American2,997
Two or More Races400
Some Other Race137
American Indian and Alaska Native62
Asian25

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

Jackson 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

Jackson County, Arkansas Median Age

40.8


Total

40.2


Male

41.8


Female

Jackson County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,944 adults, (2,939 of which are seniors) in Jackson County, Arkansas.

Jackson County, Arkansas Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,916

50.96%

Male

8,579

49.04%

Jackson County, Arkansas Households and Families

Jackson County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jackson County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female49.1%50.9%
Male48.8%51.2%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2192.2968.6
Married2,4692.9785.8
Non Family2,4521.0861.6
Female9173.6649.1
Male3812.4148.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jackson County, Arkansas Households

Jackson County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2019.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,73713.83%
High School Graduate5,28442.07%
Some College2,48419.78%
Associates Degree7696.12%
Bachelors Degree7666.10%
Graduate Degree3202.55%

Jackson County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0127,875961
Black2,0411,356123
Hispanic2772032
Multiple Races142131
Other Race11184
Native American6252
Asian254

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 92.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 9.60%.

Jackson County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,569$31,695$18,098
Less Than High School$22,950$25,662$15,385
High School Grad$22,171$27,135$17,500
Some College$22,917$34,311$13,358
Bachelors Degree$50,385$54,188$37,500
Graduate Degree$52,500$105,682$45,357

$25,569

Average Earnings

$31,695

Average Male

$18,098

Average Female

Jackson County, Arkansas Language

Jackson County, Arkansas Language by Age

Jackson County, Arkansas Language

98.24% of Jackson County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty

Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3332,51422.18%
Black2,13595144.54%
Multiple38028374.47%
Hispanic35811832.96%

27.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.75%

Male Poverty Rate

31.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 74.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Arkansas is White, with 22.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.94%.

Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.57%
High School18.69%
Some College16.70%
Bachelors or Greater6.63%

Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed52.80%
Female Unemployed41.18%
Female Employed15.39%
Male Employed6.99%

Jackson County, Arkansas Income

Jackson County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,245$47,747
Families$39,804$59,525
Married Families$52,651$
Non Families$19,787$27,865

Jackson County, Arkansas Marital Status

Jackson County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Jackson 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 45To54.

Jackson County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,163

Number of Veterans

1,122

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam404
First Gulf War227
Korea151
Second Gulf War97
World War II71

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54329
65 to 74291
75+285
55 to 64211
18 to 3447

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0569.42%
Black773.21%
2 or More3020.83%

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

8.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Arkansas Employment Status

Jackson County, Arkansas Employment by Age

41.2%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Jackson County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jackson County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Newport78797756-123-1.56%
Tuckerman18621741-121-6.50%
Diaz13181232-86-6.53%
Swifton798747-51-6.39%
Grubbs386361-25-6.48%
Campbell Station255239-16-6.27%
Jacksonport212201-11-5.19%
Tupelo180169-11-6.11%
Beedeville107100-7-6.54%
Amagon9892-6-6.12%
Weldon7570-5-6.67%
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