Phillips County, Arkansas Population 2018

Phillips County, Arkansas's estimated population is 18,572 with a growth rate of -6.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Phillips County, Arkansas is the 37th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201718,572-1,357-6.81%
201619,9298794.61%
201619,050-512-2.62%
201519,562-400-2.00%
201419,962-481-2.35%
201320,443-297-1.43%
201220,740-665-3.11%
201121,405-270-1.25%
201021,675-7,163-24.84%
199028,838-5,934-17.07%
198034,772-5,274-13.17%
197040,046-3,951-8.98%
196043,997-2,257-4.88%
195046,2542840.62%
194045,9705,28713.00%
193040,683-3,847-8.64%
192044,53010,99532.79%
191033,5356,97426.26%
190026,5611,2204.81%
189025,3414,07919.18%
188021,2625,89038.32%
187015,3724953.33%
186014,8777,942114.52%
18506,9353,38895.52%
18403,5472,395207.90%
18301,152-49-4.08%
18201,2010.00%

Phillips County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American12,410
White7,245
Two or More Races234
Asian23
Some Other Race15
American Indian and Alaska Native2

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

Phillips 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

Phillips County, Arkansas Median Age

37.3


Total

35.5


Male

39.1


Female

Phillips County, Arkansas Adults

There are 14,548 adults, (3,248 of which are seniors) in Phillips County, Arkansas.

Phillips County, Arkansas Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Phillips County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

10,576

53.07%

Male

9,353

46.93%

Phillips County, Arkansas Households and Families

Phillips County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Phillips County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All48.8%51.2%
Male44.3%55.7%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Female30.2%69.8%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phillips County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9532.4848.8
Non Family3,0841.1142.9
Married2,6793.2469
Female1,8333.5630.2
Male3573.1144.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Phillips County, Arkansas Households

Phillips County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1178.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,86914.78%
High School Graduate3,97631.44%
Some College3,20725.36%
Associates Degree1,0017.92%
Bachelors Degree8917.05%
Graduate Degree5844.62%

Phillips County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,2755,273613
White5,1474,264849
Multiple Races11157
Hispanic9750
Asian231313
Native American22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 56.52%.

Phillips County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,035$26,987$21,689
Less Than High School$19,167$24,113$12,833
High School Grad$21,102$24,066$18,479
Some College$23,592$30,395$21,858
Bachelors Degree$46,811$51,023$45,625
Graduate Degree$49,556$57,679$49,293

$24,035

Average Earnings

$26,987

Average Male

$21,689

Average Female

Phillips County, Arkansas Language

Phillips County, Arkansas Language by Age

Phillips County, Arkansas Language

98.26% of Phillips County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.74% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,2965,89147.91%
White6,8005628.26%
Multiple23413356.84%
Hispanic328103.05%
Native22100.00%

33.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.66%

Male Poverty Rate

35.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phillips County, Arkansas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phillips County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 3.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.58%.

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.31%
High School25.92%
Some College23.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed69.74%
Male Unemployed60.99%
Female Employed19.90%
Male Employed7.10%

Phillips County, Arkansas Income

Phillips County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,829$42,212
Families$34,175$52,422
Married Families$58,176$
Non Families$16,454$24,271

Phillips County, Arkansas Marital Status

Phillips County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Phillips County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Phillips 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.

Phillips County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,126

Number of Veterans

995

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam403
First Gulf War160
Korea91
Second Gulf War79
World War II24

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64316
65 to 74292
35 to 54239
75+215
18 to 3464

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5689.78%
Black5566.50%
Indian2100.00%

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

22.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phillips County, Arkansas Employment Status

Phillips County, Arkansas Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

17.6%

Unemployment Rate

Phillips County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Phillips County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Phillips County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Helena-West Helena1228210827-1455-11.85%
Marvell11861015-171-14.42%
Elaine636538-98-15.41%
Lake View443383-60-13.54%
Lexa286247-39-13.64%
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