Prairie County, Arkansas Population 2018

Prairie County, Arkansas's estimated population is 8,248 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Prairie County, Arkansas is the 67th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,248-86-1.03%
20168,334630.76%
20168,271-30-0.36%
20158,301-48-0.57%
20148,349-28-0.33%
20138,377-107-1.26%
20128,484-116-1.35%
20118,600-124-1.42%
20108,724-794-8.34%
19909,518-622-6.13%
198010,140-109-1.06%
197010,249-266-2.53%
196010,515-3,253-23.63%
195013,768-1,536-10.04%
194015,3041170.77%
193015,187-2,260-12.95%
192017,4473,59425.94%
191013,8531,97816.66%
190011,8755014.40%
189011,3742,93934.84%
18808,4352,83150.52%
18705,604-3,250-36.71%
18608,8546,757322.22%
18502,0970.00%

Prairie County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,103
Black or African American1,114
Two or More Races57
American Indian and Alaska Native30
Some Other Race28
Asian2

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

Prairie 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

Prairie County, Arkansas Median Age

45.4


Total

44.7


Male

46.9


Female

Prairie County, Arkansas Adults

There are 6,609 adults, (1,833 of which are seniors) in Prairie County, Arkansas.

Prairie County, Arkansas Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Prairie County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

4,241

50.89%

Male

4,093

49.11%

Prairie County, Arkansas Households and Families

Prairie County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prairie County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family65.7%34.3%
Male64.2%35.8%
Female47.8%52.2%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prairie County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8462.1369.4
Married1,7812.7779.4
Non Family1,3291.1365.7
Female5572.4847.8
Male1792.1264.2

2.62

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prairie County, Arkansas Households

Prairie County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2744.57%
9th to 12th Grade78313.06%
High School Graduate2,60243.39%
Some College1,23420.58%
Associates Degree3235.39%
Bachelors Degree5559.25%
Graduate Degree2263.77%

Prairie County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2434,403738
Black69151033
Native American3077
Multiple Races1711
Hispanic1473
Other Race1473
Asian22

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 23.33%.

Prairie County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,603$35,222$24,912
Less Than High School$24,514$25,804$
High School Grad$26,944$35,134$20,688
Some College$31,802$35,962$30,145
Bachelors Degree$40,391$46,944$31,129
Graduate Degree$42,500$$33,500

$30,603

Average Earnings

$35,222

Average Male

$24,912

Average Female

Prairie County, Arkansas Language

Prairie County, Arkansas Language by Age

Prairie County, Arkansas Language

99.35% of Prairie County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 0.65% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Prairie County, Arkansas Poverty

Prairie County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,9831,24317.80%
Black1,06634332.18%
Native282175.00%
Multiple57915.79%
Hispanic3412.94%

19.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.86%

Male Poverty Rate

21.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prairie County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prairie County, Arkansas is Native, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prairie County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 2.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.44%.

Prairie County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.75%
High School15.08%
Some College12.81%
Bachelors or Greater6.98%

Prairie County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.89%
Male Unemployed26.47%
Female Employed11.16%
Male Employed5.93%

Prairie County, Arkansas Income

Prairie County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,500$45,960
Families$44,508$53,528
Married Families$51,297$
Non Families$24,777$30,681

Prairie County, Arkansas Marital Status

Prairie County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Prairie County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Prairie County, Arkansas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Prairie County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Prairie County, Arkansas Veterans

Prairie County, Arkansas Veterans by War

703

Number of Veterans

686

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam293
First Gulf War89
Korea76
World War II63
Second Gulf War30

Prairie County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74202
35 to 54188
75+175
55 to 64138
18 to 34

Prairie County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White66411.61%
Black253.07%
2 or More725.00%
Indian723.33%

Prairie County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

11.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prairie County, Arkansas Employment Status

Prairie County, Arkansas Employment by Age

54.7%

Labor Force Participation

51%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prairie County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Prairie County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Prairie County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Des Arc17171631-86-5.01%
Hazen14681399-69-4.70%
De Valls Bluff619583-36-5.82%
Fredonia Biscoe359340-19-5.29%
Ulm170163-7-4.12%
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