Jefferson County, Arkansas Population 2018

Jefferson County, Arkansas's estimated population is 69,115 with a growth rate of -4.52% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Arkansas is the 11th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201769,115-3,270-4.52%
201672,3852,0432.90%
201670,342-1,480-2.06%
201571,822-600-0.83%
201472,422-741-1.01%
201373,163-1,441-1.93%
201274,604-1,404-1.85%
201176,008-1,318-1.70%
201077,326-8,161-9.55%
199085,487-5,231-5.77%
198090,7185,3896.32%
197085,3293,9564.86%
196081,3735,2986.96%
195076,07510,97416.86%
194065,1019471.48%
193064,1543,8246.34%
192060,3307,59614.40%
191052,73411,76228.71%
190040,972910.22%
189040,88118,49582.62%
188022,3866,65342.29%
187015,7337625.09%
186014,9719,137156.62%
18505,8343,268127.36%
18402,5661,794232.38%
18307720.00%

Jefferson County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American40,617
White29,613
Two or More Races866
Some Other Race605
Asian579
American Indian and Alaska Native105

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

Jefferson 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

Jefferson County, Arkansas Median Age

38.7


Total

36.5


Male

40.8


Female

Jefferson County, Arkansas Adults

There are 55,592 adults, (11,003 of which are seniors) in Jefferson County, Arkansas.

Jefferson County, Arkansas Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

36,759

50.78%

Male

35,626

49.22%

Jefferson County, Arkansas Households and Families

Jefferson County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jefferson County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All62.5%37.5%
Male58.6%41.4%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Female45.1%54.9%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,6602.4162.5
Non Family10,6391.1353.6
Married10,5663.0680.5
Female5,2713.4745.1
Male1,1843.3458.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jefferson County, Arkansas Households

Jefferson County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3684.93%
9th to 12th Grade5,18810.80%
High School Graduate18,47338.44%
Some College11,11623.13%
Associates Degree2,7455.71%
Bachelors Degree5,38411.20%
Graduate Degree2,7805.79%

Jefferson County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black24,44720,0693,982
White21,94419,1263,819
Hispanic69351148
Asian468351206
Multiple Races41639195
Other Race33725635
Native American8751

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 93.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 44.02%.

Jefferson County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,629$36,911$25,454
Less Than High School$16,651$20,759$13,789
High School Grad$26,267$32,132$21,913
Some College$30,309$38,371$24,617
Bachelors Degree$45,895$60,114$39,253
Graduate Degree$55,191$65,412$50,366

$30,629

Average Earnings

$36,911

Average Male

$25,454

Average Female

Jefferson County, Arkansas Language

Jefferson County, Arkansas Language by Age

Jefferson County, Arkansas Language

96.37% of Jefferson County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 3.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Jefferson County, Arkansas Poverty

Jefferson County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black37,14912,58333.87%
White26,6113,99315.01%
Hispanic1,21524520.16%
Other55518633.51%
Multiple8559010.53%
Asian579152.59%

25.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.94%

Male Poverty Rate

26.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Arkansas is Black, with 33.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Arkansas is Asian, with 2.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.64%.

Jefferson County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.61%
High School22.01%
Some College14.77%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%

Jefferson County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.19%
Male Unemployed46.09%
Female Employed14.84%
Male Employed7.55%

Jefferson County, Arkansas Income

Jefferson County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,377$50,068
Families$47,977$61,574
Married Families$65,507$78,460
Non Families$21,465$30,394

Jefferson County, Arkansas Marital Status

Jefferson County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Jefferson 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.

Jefferson County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Jefferson County, Arkansas Veterans

Jefferson County, Arkansas Veterans by War

4,736

Number of Veterans

4,193

Male Veterans

543

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,974
First Gulf War756
Second Gulf War694
Korea408
World War II193

Jefferson County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,220
55 to 641,193
35 to 541,192
75+855
18 to 34276

Jefferson County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,72611.17%
Black1,8976.39%
Hispanic859.71%
Other4511.51%
2 or More366.78%
Asian163.29%
Indian1615.24%

Jefferson County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

11.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, Arkansas Employment Status

Jefferson County, Arkansas Employment by Age

52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Jefferson County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jefferson County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Pine Bluff4908043841-5239-10.67%
White Hall55265079-447-8.09%
Redfield1296151021416.51%
Altheimer984869-115-11.69%
Humphrey 557514-43-7.72%
Wabbaseka255228-27-10.59%
Sherrill8475-9-10.71%
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