Ouachita County, Arkansas Population 2019

Ouachita County, Arkansas's estimated population is 23,868 with a growth rate of -0.63% 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
201723,868-151-0.63%
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
White13,949
Black or African American9,972
Two or More Races362
American Indian and Alaska Native56
Some Other Race22
Asian17

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Ouachita County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ouachita County, Arkansas Median Age

42.8


Total

41.8


Male

44.1


Female

Ouachita County, Arkansas Adults

There are 18,839 adults, (4,531 of whom are seniors) in Ouachita County, Arkansas.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ouachita County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

12,831

52.63%

Male

11,547

47.37%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Households and Families

Ouachita County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Ouachita County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female39.5%60.5%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ouachita County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,0162.467.2
Married4,0393.0286.6
Non Family3,6771.161.2
Female1,7653.5439.5
Male5352.8153.8

3.11

Average Family Size

2.4

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 Grade6884.09%
9th to 12th Grade1,80310.71%
High School Graduate7,08542.09%
Some College3,49620.77%
Associates Degree1,1867.05%
Bachelors Degree1,5499.20%
Graduate Degree1,0276.10%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,0688,9421,841
Black6,3635,129665
Hispanic24213338
Multiple Races16314251
Native American5634
Asian17173
Other Race16168

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 50.00%.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,379$34,841$22,321
Less Than High School$18,146$23,750$16,203
High School Grad$23,529$30,000$19,375
Some College$29,665$40,165$22,799
Bachelors Degree$40,649$57,933$37,429
Graduate Degree$48,651$78,750$45,382

$29,379

Average Earnings

$34,841

Average Male

$22,321

Average Female

Ouachita County, Arkansas Language

Ouachita County, Arkansas Language by Age

Ouachita County, Arkansas Language

98.39% of Ouachita County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,8453,67337.31%
White13,2892,21316.65%
Hispanic50426853.17%
Multiple3617721.33%

25.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

29.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ouachita County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ouachita County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 53.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ouachita County, Arkansas is White, with 16.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.52%.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.72%
High School23.14%
Some College14.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.33%
Male Unemployed39.41%
Female Employed16.24%
Male Employed4.93%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Income

Ouachita County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,136$45,461
Families$42,796$55,725
Married Families$61,620$
Non Families$18,417$27,247

Ouachita County, Arkansas Marital Status

Ouachita County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

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 55To64.

Ouachita County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,690

Number of Veterans

1,616

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam724
Second Gulf War357
First Gulf War147
World War II115
Korea89

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74453
55 to 64386
75+329
18 to 34298
35 to 54224

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0619.51%
Black6178.36%
2 or More126.59%

Ouachita County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ouachita County, Arkansas Employment Status

Ouachita County, Arkansas Employment by Age

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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