Pope County, Arkansas Population 2018

Pope County, Arkansas's estimated population is 63,835 with a growth rate of 1.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pope County, Arkansas is the 12th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201763,8357281.15%
201663,107-745-1.17%
201663,8522930.46%
201563,5594860.77%
201463,0735310.85%
201362,542-34-0.05%
201262,576-78-0.12%
201162,6545490.88%
201062,10516,22235.36%
199045,8836,86217.59%
198039,02110,41436.40%
197028,6077,43035.09%
196021,177-2,114-9.08%
195023,291-2,391-9.31%
194025,682-865-3.26%
193026,547-606-2.23%
192027,1532,62610.71%
191024,5272,81212.95%
190021,7152,25711.60%
189019,4585,13635.86%
188014,3225,93670.78%
18708,3865036.38%
18607,8833,17367.37%
18504,7101,86065.26%
18402,8501,36792.18%
18301,4830.00%

Pope County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White57,527
Black or African American1,888
Two or More Races1,874
Some Other Race901
Asian638
American Indian and Alaska Native279

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

Pope 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

Pope County, Arkansas Median Age

34.9


Total

34.2


Male

35.8


Female

Pope County, Arkansas Adults

There are 48,719 adults, (9,024 of which are seniors) in Pope County, Arkansas.

Pope County, Arkansas Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pope County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

32,056

50.80%

Male

31,051

49.20%

Pope County, Arkansas Households and Families

Pope County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pope County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All67.1%32.9%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female49%51%
Male46.7%53.3%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pope County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,9192.667.1
Married11,7073.2480.7
Non Family7,9761.2954.8
Female2,2843.449
Male9523.846.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pope County, Arkansas Households

Pope County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2985.80%
9th to 12th Grade4,25910.74%
High School Graduate13,39233.78%
Some College9,22523.27%
Associates Degree2,0175.09%
Bachelors Degree5,43513.71%
Graduate Degree3,0247.63%

Pope County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,24130,1778,108
Hispanic2,4931,222104
Black77073846
Multiple Races62155686
Other Race46528325
Asian416312132
Native American20117324

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.73%.

Pope County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,897$34,283$21,996
Less Than High School$24,792$24,653$25,337
High School Grad$24,131$31,209$18,972
Some College$24,282$33,915$20,047
Bachelors Degree$36,477$50,082$29,375
Graduate Degree$51,372$60,347$46,630

$27,897

Average Earnings

$34,283

Average Male

$21,996

Average Female

Pope County, Arkansas Language

Pope County, Arkansas Language by Age

Pope County, Arkansas Language

92.96% of Pope County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 7.04% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.62% of the population.

Pope County, Arkansas Poverty

Pope County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,7789,29318.30%
Hispanic5,0511,67733.20%
Black1,39944131.52%
Multiple1,79740422.48%
Asian57110618.56%
Other89510011.17%
Native2502610.40%

19.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.53%

Male Poverty Rate

20.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pope County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 33.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Arkansas is Native, with 10.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.37%.

Pope County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.00%
High School18.66%
Some College14.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.69%

Pope County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.47%
Male Unemployed29.20%
Female Employed12.65%
Male Employed11.75%

Pope County, Arkansas Income

Pope County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,534$54,891
Families$50,404$66,217
Married Families$58,007$74,400
Non Families$23,164$32,490

Pope County, Arkansas Marital Status

Pope County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pope County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Pope 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.

Pope County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by War

4,142

Number of Veterans

3,961

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,622
First Gulf War722
Second Gulf War529
Korea421
World War II230

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,049
65 to 741,001
75+969
55 to 64683
18 to 34440

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9288.72%
2 or More11113.41%
Black694.69%
Indian3415.25%
Hispanic321.00%

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pope County, Arkansas Employment Status

Pope County, Arkansas Employment by Age

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Pope County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Pope County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pope County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Russellville281252958314585.18%
Pottsville2796309529910.69%
Atkins30133059461.53%
Dover13781401231.67%
London10391049100.96%
Hector45045440.89%
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