Lafayette County, Arkansas Population 2018

Lafayette County, Arkansas's estimated population is 6,862 with a growth rate of -3.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette County, Arkansas is the 73rd largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,862-265-3.72%
20167,1271992.87%
20166,928-88-1.25%
20157,016-147-2.05%
20147,163-121-1.66%
20137,284-164-2.20%
20127,448-85-1.13%
20117,533-114-1.49%
20107,647-1,996-20.70%
19909,643-570-5.58%
198010,2131951.95%
197010,018-1,012-9.17%
196011,030-2,173-16.46%
195013,203-3,648-21.65%
194016,851-83-0.49%
193016,9341,4129.10%
192015,5221,78112.96%
191013,7413,14729.71%
190010,5942,89437.58%
18907,7001,97034.38%
18805,730-3,409-37.30%
18709,1396757.97%
18608,4643,24462.15%
18505,2203,020137.27%
18402,2001,452194.12%
18307480.00%

Lafayette County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,291
Black or African American2,763
Two or More Races39
Asian31
Some Other Race3

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

Lafayette County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lafayette County, Arkansas Median Age

45.3


Total

42.7


Male

47


Female

Lafayette County, Arkansas Adults

There are 5,666 adults, (1,532 of which are seniors) in Lafayette County, Arkansas.

Lafayette County, Arkansas Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

3,629

50.92%

Male

3,498

49.08%

Lafayette County, Arkansas Households and Families

Lafayette County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lafayette County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.2%9.8%
All72.2%27.8%
Male69.5%30.5%
Non Family63%37%
Female54.4%45.6%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9472.3772.2
Married1,1342.8790.2
Non Family1,1271.2263
Female5353.5654.4
Male1513.0469.5

3.01

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lafayette County, Arkansas Households

Lafayette County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2595.10%
9th to 12th Grade74414.66%
High School Graduate2,16942.75%
Some College85316.81%
Associates Degree3557.00%
Bachelors Degree55110.86%
Graduate Degree1432.82%

Lafayette County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1872,677567
Black1,8021,331111
Hispanic3423
Asian312716
Multiple Races2513

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 87.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.61%.

Lafayette County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,619$37,090$18,505
Less Than High School$13,352$16,691$10,556
High School Grad$22,168$38,750$16,477
Some College$27,153$49,844$22,216
Bachelors Degree$35,938$35,398$38,819
Graduate Degree$$250,000$54,063

$25,619

Average Earnings

$37,090

Average Male

$18,505

Average Female

Lafayette County, Arkansas Language

Lafayette County, Arkansas Language by Age

Lafayette County, Arkansas Language

98.84% of Lafayette County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Lafayette County, Arkansas Poverty

Lafayette County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,6831,18244.06%
White4,12162415.14%
Multiple392461.54%

26.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.02%

Male Poverty Rate

29.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 61.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Arkansas is White, with 15.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.77%.

Lafayette County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.07%
High School23.94%
Some College18.02%
Bachelors or Greater7.75%

Lafayette County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.26%
Male Unemployed35.96%
Female Employed17.23%
Male Employed7.39%

Lafayette County, Arkansas Income

Lafayette County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,882$55,052
Families$41,188$64,463
Married Families$56,204$
Non Families$18,861$39,404

Lafayette County, Arkansas Marital Status

Lafayette County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Lafayette 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 55To64.

Lafayette County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Lafayette County, Arkansas Veterans

Lafayette County, Arkansas Veterans by War

444

Number of Veterans

402

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam199
First Gulf War63
Korea51
Second Gulf War50
World War II24

Lafayette County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+124
55 to 64123
65 to 7498
35 to 5476
18 to 3423

Lafayette County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3209.06%
Black1145.49%
2 or More1040.00%

Lafayette County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

21.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Arkansas Employment Status

Lafayette County, Arkansas Employment by Age

48.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Lafayette County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lafayette County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Stamps16881519-169-10.01%
Lewisville12841154-130-10.12%
Bradley628552-76-12.10%
Buckner275246-29-10.55%
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