Ouachita County, Arkansas Population 2018

Ouachita County, Arkansas's estimated population is 23,868 with a growth rate of -3.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ouachita County, Arkansas is the 28th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,868-860-3.48%
201624,7287092.95%
201624,019-293-1.21%
201524,312-438-1.77%
201424,750-191-0.77%
201324,941-447-1.76%
201225,388-340-1.32%
201125,728-312-1.20%
201026,040-4,534-14.83%
199030,574330.11%
198030,541-355-1.15%
197030,896-745-2.35%
196031,641-1,410-4.27%
195033,0511,9006.10%
194031,1511,2614.22%
193029,8909,25444.84%
192020,636-1,138-5.23%
191021,7748824.22%
190020,8923,85922.66%
189017,0335,27544.86%
188011,758-1,217-9.38%
187012,975390.30%
186012,9363,34534.88%
18509,5910.00%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,168
Black or African American10,072
Two or More Races399
American Indian and Alaska Native47
Some Other Race26
Asian16

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

Ouachita 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

Ouachita County, Arkansas Median Age

42.8


Total

41.9


Male

43.8


Female

Ouachita County, Arkansas Adults

There are 19,090 adults, (4,500 of which are seniors) in Ouachita County, Arkansas.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ouachita County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

13,081

52.90%

Male

11,647

47.10%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Households and Families

Ouachita County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ouachita County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Male55%45%
Female39.4%60.6%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ouachita County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3132.3667.7
Married4,4062.9583.1
Non Family3,7701.163.7
Female1,6333.5839.4
Male5042.6555

3.05

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ouachita County, Arkansas Households

Ouachita County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6783.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,6989.88%
High School Graduate7,32242.61%
Some College3,35919.55%
Associates Degree1,2707.39%
Bachelors Degree1,80810.52%
Graduate Degree1,0476.09%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,1989,1212,162
Black6,5375,393621
Hispanic26213242
Multiple Races17114540
Native American4735
Other Race221310
Asian16163

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 45.45%.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,904$33,063$22,314
Less Than High School$16,507$19,214$14,265
High School Grad$24,167$28,170$19,236
Some College$28,462$36,424$22,120
Bachelors Degree$42,259$57,464$40,371
Graduate Degree$49,392$64,612$44,345

$28,904

Average Earnings

$33,063

Average Male

$22,314

Average Female

Ouachita County, Arkansas Language

Ouachita County, Arkansas Language by Age

Ouachita County, Arkansas Language

98.30% of Ouachita County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,9613,81338.28%
White13,5031,82713.53%
Hispanic47222647.88%
Multiple39810426.13%

24.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.49%

Male Poverty Rate

29.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ouachita County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ouachita County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 47.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ouachita County, Arkansas is White, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.28%.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.16%
High School19.86%
Some College15.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.60%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed61.84%
Male Unemployed39.63%
Female Employed19.32%
Male Employed3.86%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Income

Ouachita County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,233$45,567
Families$42,296$56,161
Married Families$58,916$
Non Families$18,432$26,497

Ouachita County, Arkansas Marital Status

Ouachita County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ouachita County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Ouachita 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.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,752

Number of Veterans

1,624

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam737
Second Gulf War279
First Gulf War268
World War II145
Korea107

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74429
55 to 64383
75+375
35 to 54316
18 to 34249

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1179.86%
Black6228.34%
2 or More137.07%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

4.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ouachita County, Arkansas Employment Status

Ouachita County, Arkansas Employment by Age

56%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ouachita County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Ouachita County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ouachita County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Camden1218311219-964-7.91%
Bearden966886-80-8.28%
East Camden931851-80-8.59%
Stephens891819-72-8.08%
Chidester289268-21-7.27%
Louann164152-12-7.32%
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