Phillips County, Arkansas Population 2018

Phillips County, Arkansas's estimated population is 18,572 with a growth rate of -2.51% 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
201719,5189465.09%
201718,572-478-2.51%
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 American12,250
White7,073
Two or More Races176
Asian10
Some Other Race7
American Indian and Alaska Native2

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

Phillips County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Phillips County, Arkansas Median Age

38.2


Total

35.6


Male

40.1


Female

Phillips County, Arkansas Adults

There are 14,369 adults, (3,307 of whom are seniors) in Phillips County, Arkansas.

Phillips County, Arkansas Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Phillips County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

10,308

52.81%

Male

9,210

47.19%

Phillips County, Arkansas Households and Families

Phillips County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Phillips County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64.9%35.1%
All47.6%52.4%
Non Family42.3%57.7%
Male37.3%62.7%
Female32.7%67.3%

47.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phillips County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8232.4747.6
Non Family3,0211.1242.3
Married2,6793.1164.9
Female1,7883.6232.7
Male3353.4137.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

4.1%

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 Grade1,1939.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,82514.62%
High School Graduate3,88631.13%
Some College3,03924.35%
Associates Degree1,1269.02%
Bachelors Degree8636.91%
Graduate Degree5504.41%

Phillips County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black7,2935,300612
White5,0374,096791
Hispanic8447
Multiple Races6922
Asian101010
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 100.00%.

Phillips County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,713$27,097$22,119
Less Than High School$18,841$24,620$12,067
High School Grad$21,571$23,357$18,750
Some College$25,425$33,293$23,274
Bachelors Degree$44,076$53,693$39,853
Graduate Degree$49,602$59,821$48,874

$24,713

Average Earnings

$27,097

Average Male

$22,119

Average Female

Phillips County, Arkansas Language

Phillips County, Arkansas Language by Age

Phillips County, Arkansas Language

98.44% of Phillips County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,1565,62746.29%
White6,62968410.32%
Multiple1765028.41%
Native22100.00%

32.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.66%

Male Poverty Rate

35.89%

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 White, with 10.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.83%.

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.53%
High School23.04%
Some College20.82%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Phillips County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.19%
Male Unemployed51.55%
Female Employed19.13%
Male Employed7.65%

Phillips County, Arkansas Income

Phillips County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,652$42,299
Families$34,965$53,069
Married Families$60,012$
Non Families$17,248$24,097

Phillips County, Arkansas Marital Status

Phillips County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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


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

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by War

978

Number of Veterans

886

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam388
First Gulf War103
Korea82
Second Gulf War67
World War II26

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
55 to 64292
65 to 74254
35 to 54205
75+191
18 to 3436

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5409.50%
Black4365.11%
Indian2100.00%

Phillips County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

20.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phillips County, Arkansas Employment Status

Phillips County, Arkansas Employment by Age

53.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

15.7%

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