Monroe County, Arkansas Population 2018

Monroe County, Arkansas's estimated population is 7,085 with a growth rate of -6.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, Arkansas is the 72nd largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,085-457-6.06%
20167,5423074.24%
20167,235-218-2.92%
20157,453-182-2.38%
20147,635-55-0.72%
20137,690-163-2.08%
20127,853-245-3.03%
20118,098-40-0.49%
20108,138-3,195-28.19%
199011,333-2,719-19.35%
198014,052-1,605-10.25%
197015,657-1,670-9.64%
196017,327-2,213-11.33%
195019,540-1,593-7.54%
194021,1334822.33%
193020,651-950-4.40%
192021,6011,6948.51%
191019,9073,09118.38%
190016,8161,4809.65%
189015,3365,76260.18%
18809,5741,23814.85%
18708,3362,67947.36%
18605,6573,608176.09%
18502,0491,113118.91%
1840936475103.04%
18304610.00%

Monroe County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,226
Black or African American3,081
Two or More Races164
Some Other Race33
Asian31
American Indian and Alaska Native7

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

Monroe 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

Monroe County, Arkansas Median Age

45.5


Total

44.7


Male

46.1


Female

Monroe County, Arkansas Adults

There are 5,943 adults, (1,584 of which are seniors) in Monroe County, Arkansas.

Monroe County, Arkansas Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,033

53.47%

Male

3,509

46.53%

Monroe County, Arkansas Households and Families

Monroe County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Monroe County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male76.5%23.5%
All63.9%36.1%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female36.3%63.7%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3062.2663.9
Non Family1,3161.1153.1
Married1,2702.8486.1
Female5713.3936.3
Male1493.1576.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Monroe County, Arkansas Households

Monroe County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4037.68%
9th to 12th Grade74214.14%
High School Graduate2,18841.70%
Some College1,22823.40%
Associates Degree2114.02%
Bachelors Degree3576.80%
Graduate Degree1182.25%

Monroe County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1482,497320
Black1,9511,486151
Hispanic9778
Multiple Races55374
Asian1616
Other Race1515
Native American73

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 10.17%.

Monroe County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,829$34,674$23,346
Less Than High School$18,500$$13,571
High School Grad$26,029$31,128$22,652
Some College$28,245$40,526$23,342
Bachelors Degree$46,683$61,528$36,875
Graduate Degree$52,446$51,842$60,139

$27,829

Average Earnings

$34,674

Average Male

$23,346

Average Female

Monroe County, Arkansas Language

Monroe County, Arkansas Language by Age

Monroe County, Arkansas Language

97.38% of Monroe County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.91% of the population.

Monroe County, Arkansas Poverty

Monroe County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,0651,13937.16%
White4,07391822.54%
Multiple1614628.57%
Hispanic1813619.89%
Other3333100.00%

28.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.73%

Male Poverty Rate

30.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Arkansas is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 19.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.88%.

Monroe County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.94%
High School19.21%
Some College17.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%

Monroe County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed38.79%
Female Employed12.63%
Male Employed12.41%

Monroe County, Arkansas Income

Monroe County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,541$44,005
Families$43,739$53,592
Married Families$56,875$
Non Families$15,825$27,543

Monroe County, Arkansas Marital Status

Monroe County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Monroe 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.

Monroe County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Monroe County, Arkansas Veterans

Monroe County, Arkansas Veterans by War

561

Number of Veterans

530

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam237
Korea77
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War39
World War II32

Monroe County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+156
65 to 74138
35 to 54125
55 to 64124
18 to 3418

Monroe County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3539.99%
Black2048.80%
2 or More47.27%

Monroe County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, Arkansas Employment Status

Monroe County, Arkansas Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Monroe County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Monroe County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Brinkley31842798-386-12.12%
Clarendon16641455-209-12.56%
Holly Grove602531-71-11.79%
Roe114101-13-11.40%
Fargo9887-11-11.22%
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