Lawrence County, Arkansas Population 2018

Lawrence County, Arkansas's estimated population is 16,525 with a growth rate of -2.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Arkansas is the 47th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,525-390-2.31%
201616,9152761.66%
201616,639-61-0.37%
201516,700-270-1.59%
201416,970-80-0.47%
201317,050130.08%
201217,037-239-1.38%
201117,276-241-1.38%
201017,517600.34%
199017,457-990-5.37%
198018,4472,12713.03%
197016,320-947-5.48%
196017,267-4,036-18.95%
195021,303-1,348-5.95%
194022,6519884.56%
193021,663-435-1.97%
192022,0982,09710.48%
191020,0013,51021.28%
190016,4913,50727.01%
189012,9844,20247.85%
18808,7822,80146.83%
18705,981-3,391-36.18%
18609,3724,09877.70%
18505,2742,43986.03%
18402,835291.03%
18302,806-2,796-49.91%
18205,6020.00%

Lawrence County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,436
Two or More Races212
Black or African American122
American Indian and Alaska Native119
Asian14
Some Other Race12

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

Lawrence 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

Lawrence County, Arkansas Median Age

41.8


Total

40.5


Male

42.8


Female

Lawrence County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,160 adults, (3,248 of which are seniors) in Lawrence County, Arkansas.

Lawrence County, Arkansas Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,605

50.87%

Male

8,310

49.13%

Lawrence County, Arkansas Households and Families

Lawrence County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family56.9%43.1%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female49.9%50.1%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lawrence County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6032.4767.7
Married3,2872.9781
Non Family2,1661.1356.9
Female7823.6549.9
Male3683.4350.3

3.03

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Arkansas Households

Lawrence County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9268.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,16310.17%
High School Graduate4,70741.15%
Some College2,41021.07%
Associates Degree6986.10%
Bachelors Degree9698.47%
Graduate Degree5654.94%

Lawrence County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,0629,0491,473
Multiple Races13113145
Native American117789
Hispanic85547
Black3024
Asian1111
Other Race92

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.35%.

Lawrence County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,019$31,641$24,130
Less Than High School$20,820$25,824$11,556
High School Grad$24,568$30,542$19,052
Some College$26,009$34,706$20,933
Bachelors Degree$35,192$35,156$35,217
Graduate Degree$43,167$49,722$42,472

$28,019

Average Earnings

$31,641

Average Male

$24,130

Average Female

Lawrence County, Arkansas Language

Lawrence County, Arkansas Language by Age

Lawrence County, Arkansas Language

98.45% of Lawrence County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.55% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Lawrence County, Arkansas Poverty

Lawrence County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7143,68123.42%
Multiple2127033.02%
Hispanic1526140.13%
Native1172017.09%
Asian14535.71%
Black3139.68%

23.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.42%

Male Poverty Rate

24.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 40.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Arkansas is Black, with 9.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.36%.

Lawrence County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.39%
Some College21.66%
High School19.16%
Bachelors or Greater7.04%

Lawrence County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.54%
Male Unemployed32.84%
Female Employed14.95%
Male Employed10.05%

Lawrence County, Arkansas Income

Lawrence County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,381$44,204
Families$44,458$52,871
Married Families$55,084$
Non Families$16,958$24,030

Lawrence County, Arkansas Marital Status

Lawrence County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence 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.

Lawrence County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Arkansas Veterans

Lawrence County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,272

Number of Veterans

1,197

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam501
Korea154
First Gulf War140
Second Gulf War105
World War II48

Lawrence County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54316
65 to 74311
75+300
55 to 64291
18 to 3454

Lawrence County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2499.78%
Indian1411.76%
Black99.78%

Lawrence County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

21.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Arkansas Employment Status

Lawrence County, Arkansas Employment by Age

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lawrence County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Lawrence County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Walnut Ridge48904674-216-4.42%
Hoxie27802678-102-3.67%
Imboden677639-38-5.61%
Black Rock662622-40-6.04%
Ravenden469450-19-4.05%
Portia437419-18-4.12%
Strawberry302290-12-3.97%
Lynn288276-12-4.17%
Sedgwick152146-6-3.95%
Alicia124119-5-4.03%
Minturn107103-4-3.74%
Smithville7572-3-4.00%
Powhatan7269-3-4.17%
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