Pulaski County, Arkansas Population 2020

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
White222,46856.54%
Black or African American143,50836.47%
Two or More Races10,9712.79%
Asian8,5922.18%
Some Other Race6,8101.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native9440.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1700.04%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2020

Pulaski County, Arkansas Median Age

36.9


Total

35.4


Male

38.4


Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Adults

There are 301,187 adults, (56,988 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

204,967

52.09%

Male

188,496

47.91%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Households and Families

Pulaski County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pulaski County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
All58.4%41.6%
Non Family46.7%53.3%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female38.4%61.6%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All157,0832.4658.4
Married62,7063.1579.6
Non Family61,7961.2346.7
Female25,7343.538.4
Male6,8473.4446.7

3.17

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pulaski County, Arkansas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,9683.37%
9th to 12th Grade16,4736.19%
High School Graduate69,64426.17%
Some College62,19523.37%
Associates Degree18,1386.82%
Bachelors Degree55,56120.88%
Graduate Degree35,16513.21%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White156,137146,78166,124
Black87,12675,87017,688
Hispanic12,1308,0921,562
Asian6,1345,6063,626
Multiple Races4,5234,1051,439
Other Race3,2852,004356
Native American644552134
Islander13711270

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,974$41,688$33,137
Less Than High School$22,069$25,461$17,592
High School Grad$28,502$31,646$25,131
Some College$32,179$37,074$29,257
Bachelors Degree$47,775$57,229$41,136
Graduate Degree$66,685$85,839$56,423

$36,974

Average Earnings

$41,688

Average Male

$33,137

Average Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language by Age

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

91.89% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 8.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.02% of the population.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black140,99136,43825.84%
White204,17819,8619.73%
Hispanic23,6557,32030.94%
Other6,6872,34335.04%
Multiple10,8241,94717.99%
Asian8,55799811.66%
Native94036238.51%

17.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.65%

Male Poverty Rate

18.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is Native, with 38.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is White, with 9.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.70%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.12%
High School17.34%
Some College12.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.07%
Male Unemployed26.74%
Female Employed8.58%
Male Employed6.69%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,093$74,959
Families$65,759$93,348
Married Families$90,285$118,054
Non Families$33,129$44,199

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

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

27,980

Number of Veterans

25,067

Male Veterans

2,913

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,157
First Gulf War7,121
Second Gulf War6,777
Korea1,829
World War II712

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White17,6629.86%
Black9,2409.01%
Hispanic6944.77%
2 or More5038.68%
Asian2463.67%
Other2245.76%
Indian7310.17%
Hawaiian3223.36%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

9.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment Status

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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

66.21%

Born in Arkansas

94.48%

Native Born

5.52%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.48% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 66.21% having been born in Arkansas. 3.47% 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