Pulaski County, Arkansas Population 2019

Pulaski County, Arkansas's estimated population is 393,616 with a growth rate of -0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Arkansas is the largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018392,680-936-0.24%
2017393,616-770-0.20%
2016394,3867430.19%
2015393,6436530.17%
2014392,9901,4460.37%
2013391,5442,2870.59%
2012389,2572,2750.59%
2011386,9823,4060.89%
2010383,57633,9169.70%
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%

How Many People Live in Pulaski County, Arkansas?

393,616

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White224,28557.09%
Black or African American141,79136.09%
Two or More Races11,1522.84%
Asian8,3632.13%
Some Other Race6,2771.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native8370.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1430.04%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2019

Pulaski County, Arkansas Median Age

36.7


Total

35.1


Male

38.2


Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Adults

There are 300,186 adults, (54,890 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

204,538

52.07%

Male

188,310

47.93%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Households and Families

Pulaski County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pulaski County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Male45.8%54.2%
Female39.4%60.6%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All155,4352.4958.9
Married62,7713.1779.4
Non Family61,5231.2447.2
Female24,8833.5939.4
Male6,2583.645.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pulaski County, Arkansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,4243.18%
9th to 12th Grade17,0766.45%
High School Graduate70,09326.47%
Some College62,79123.71%
Associates Degree17,2436.51%
Bachelors Degree55,30420.89%
Graduate Degree33,84412.78%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White156,758147,02364,832
Black85,54174,65217,392
Hispanic11,9047,8381,362
Asian5,9725,4633,817
Multiple Races4,6114,1711,456
Other Race3,0631,787340
Native American587487105
Islander1229778

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 63.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,043$40,850$32,029
Less Than High School$20,995$22,989$17,003
High School Grad$27,772$31,275$24,541
Some College$31,737$36,977$28,694
Bachelors Degree$46,706$52,814$41,005
Graduate Degree$64,391$81,126$54,846

$36,043

Average Earnings

$40,850

Average Male

$32,029

Average Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language by Age

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

92.20% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 7.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.81% of the population.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black139,19637,05926.62%
White205,92520,2279.82%
Hispanic23,2666,90529.68%
Multiple11,0132,11919.24%
Other6,2341,98731.87%
Asian8,3301,03812.46%
Native83232038.46%

17.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.47%

Male Poverty Rate

18.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is Native, with 38.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is White, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.18%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.47%
High School17.52%
Some College13.35%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.81%
Male Unemployed28.26%
Female Employed8.36%
Male Employed6.99%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,850$71,902
Families$63,863$89,753
Married Families$85,935$112,578
Non Families$31,998$42,635

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans

28,514

Number of Veterans

25,518

Male Veterans

2,996

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,358
First Gulf War7,271
Second Gulf War6,530
Korea1,859
World War II945
Age Group Veterans
35 to 547,972
55 to 646,283
65 to 745,966
75+4,793
18 to 343,500

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,14110.08%
Black9,2619.19%
Hispanic7495.29%
2 or More4797.92%
Asian3054.68%
Other2286.12%
Indian609.23%
Hawaiian4032.79%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment Status

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.35%

Born in Arkansas

94.61%

Native Born

5.39%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.61% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.35% having been born in Arkansas. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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