Pulaski County, Arkansas Population 2018

Pulaski County, Arkansas's estimated population is 393,956 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Arkansas is the 1st largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017393,9562,1500.55%
2016391,806-1,871-0.48%
2016393,6775700.14%
2015393,1076730.17%
2014392,4341,3660.35%
2013391,0682,3300.60%
2012388,7382,0590.53%
2011386,6793,1430.82%
2010383,53633,8769.69%
1990349,6609,0472.66%
1980340,61353,42418.60%
1970287,18944,20918.19%
1960242,98046,29523.54%
1950196,68540,60026.01%
1940156,08518,35813.33%
1930137,72728,26325.82%
1920109,46422,71326.18%
191086,75123,57237.31%
190063,17915,85033.49%
189047,32914,71345.11%
188032,6165501.72%
187032,06620,367174.09%
186011,6996,042106.81%
18505,6573075.74%
18405,3502,955123.38%
18302,39547224.54%
18201,9230.00%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White226,711
Black or African American140,671
Two or More Races9,968
Asian8,419
Some Other Race4,889
American Indian and Alaska Native1,049
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander99

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

Pulaski 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

Pulaski County, Arkansas Median Age

36.5


Total

34.9


Male

37.9


Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Adults

There are 298,556 adults, (52,894 of which are seniors) in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

203,987

52.06%

Male

187,819

47.94%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Households and Families

Pulaski County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pulaski County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All59%41%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
Male45.2%54.8%
Female41%59%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pulaski County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All155,4402.4859
Married62,7343.1579.3
Non Family61,7691.2346.9
Female24,4473.6141
Male6,4903.6545.2

3.22

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pulaski County, Arkansas Households

Pulaski County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,5683.26%
9th to 12th Grade17,5206.66%
High School Graduate71,33027.10%
Some College62,68623.82%
Associates Degree16,3966.23%
Bachelors Degree54,61920.75%
Graduate Degree32,05212.18%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White156,981146,90663,214
Black84,48273,40916,580
Hispanic11,7807,5761,479
Asian5,9005,4983,757
Multiple Races3,9133,5321,388
Other Race2,3331,185391
Native American73453290
Islander645335

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 63.68%.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,302$40,388$31,362
Less Than High School$20,227$22,476$15,827
High School Grad$26,707$29,349$24,033
Some College$31,188$36,744$27,458
Bachelors Degree$46,150$52,243$40,312
Graduate Degree$62,073$78,127$52,353

$35,302

Average Earnings

$40,388

Average Male

$31,362

Average Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language by Age

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

92.25% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 7.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.73% of the population.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black138,44638,50427.81%
White207,12620,91010.10%
Hispanic23,0627,25331.45%
Multiple9,8412,16722.02%
Other4,8271,60333.21%
Asian8,40595211.33%
Native1,04935734.03%

17.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is Native, with 34.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is White, with 10.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.04%.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.98%
High School17.43%
Some College13.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.97%
Male Unemployed33.04%
Female Employed8.64%
Male Employed6.73%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,101$68,381
Families$61,082$84,912
Married Families$81,342$106,170
Non Families$31,120$41,458

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Pulaski 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.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by War

29,643

Number of Veterans

26,240

Male Veterans

3,403

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam9,940
First Gulf War6,976
Second Gulf War6,678
Korea2,125
World War II1,043

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,277
55 to 646,807
65 to 745,974
75+4,922
18 to 343,663

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White19,40810.71%
Black9,2969.33%
Hispanic6034.28%
2 or More52510.05%
Asian2634.07%
Indian11512.88%
Other361.27%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment Status

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment by Age

63.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Pulaski County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Little Rock19348719854150542.61%
North Little Rock623696627839096.27%
Sherwood295613065710963.71%
Jacksonville28339285181790.63%
Maumelle17123181229995.83%
Alexander 28762820-56-1.95%
Wrightsville211523081939.13%
Cammack Village771746-25-3.24%
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