Sebastian County, Arkansas Population 2018

Sebastian County, Arkansas's estimated population is 128,107 with a growth rate of 0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sebastian County, Arkansas is the 4th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017128,1077560.59%
2016127,351-216-0.17%
2016127,5671800.14%
2015127,3877040.56%
2014126,683-384-0.30%
2013127,067-374-0.29%
2012127,4415150.41%
2011126,9261,1710.93%
2010125,75526,16526.27%
199099,5904,4184.64%
198095,17215,93520.11%
197079,23712,55218.82%
196066,6852,4833.87%
195064,2021,3932.22%
194062,8098,38315.40%
193054,426-2,313-4.08%
192056,7394,4618.53%
191052,27815,34341.54%
190036,9353,73511.25%
189033,20013,64069.73%
188019,5606,62051.16%
187012,9403,70240.07%
18609,2380.00%

Sebastian County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White101,395
Black or African American8,397
Asian5,556
Some Other Race5,125
Two or More Races5,015
American Indian and Alaska Native1,788
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander75

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

Sebastian 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

Sebastian County, Arkansas Median Age

37.1


Total

35.9


Male

38.6


Female

Sebastian County, Arkansas Adults

There are 96,150 adults, (18,211 of which are seniors) in Sebastian County, Arkansas.

Sebastian County, Arkansas Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sebastian County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

65,137

51.15%

Male

62,214

48.85%

Sebastian County, Arkansas Households and Families

Sebastian County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sebastian County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All59.7%40.3%
Male50.8%49.2%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female36.9%63.1%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sebastian County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,4372.4959.7
Married23,6023.1777
Non Family17,9691.2146.3
Female6,4773.2836.9
Male2,3893.250.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sebastian County, Arkansas Households

Sebastian County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,3027.51%
9th to 12th Grade8,39810.01%
High School Graduate26,76631.90%
Some College19,95323.78%
Associates Degree6,7118.00%
Bachelors Degree10,75612.82%
Graduate Degree5,0075.97%

Sebastian County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64,44956,49613,833
Hispanic8,0543,465510
Black5,0544,146432
Asian3,6772,760465
Other Race2,8091,037167
Multiple Races1,9751,716405
Native American1,113943164
Islander6760

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 89.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 21.46%.

Sebastian County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,252$33,569$24,005
Less Than High School$20,864$22,189$18,455
High School Grad$25,317$30,343$19,949
Some College$30,114$36,299$24,272
Bachelors Degree$48,615$59,540$37,118
Graduate Degree$57,157$84,295$48,064

$29,252

Average Earnings

$33,569

Average Male

$24,005

Average Female

Sebastian County, Arkansas Language

Sebastian County, Arkansas Language by Age

Sebastian County, Arkansas Language

84.83% of Sebastian County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 15.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.33% of the population.

Sebastian County, Arkansas Poverty

Sebastian County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White88,75715,06516.97%
Hispanic16,9226,51838.52%
Black8,0393,64145.29%
Multiple4,9571,62832.84%
Other5,0761,53730.28%
Asian5,54567612.19%
Native1,77545325.52%
Islander754256.00%

22.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.36%

Male Poverty Rate

23.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sebastian County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sebastian County, Arkansas is Islander, with 56.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sebastian County, Arkansas is Asian, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.76%.

Sebastian County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.61%
High School18.13%
Some College13.10%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%

Sebastian County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.17%
Male Unemployed31.99%
Female Employed13.52%
Male Employed8.59%

Sebastian County, Arkansas Income

Sebastian County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,023$57,751
Families$50,354$68,690
Married Families$61,821$80,924
Non Families$23,049$36,287

Sebastian County, Arkansas Marital Status

Sebastian County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sebastian County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Sebastian 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.

Sebastian County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Sebastian County, Arkansas Veterans

Sebastian County, Arkansas Veterans by War

8,675

Number of Veterans

7,954

Male Veterans

721

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,466
First Gulf War1,727
Second Gulf War1,427
Korea863
World War II363

Sebastian County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,081
35 to 542,003
75+1,904
55 to 641,904
18 to 34783

Sebastian County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,7059.84%
Black4918.20%
Hispanic2102.07%
2 or More1696.25%
Indian15211.76%
Asian1282.96%
Other300.90%

Sebastian County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

9.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sebastian County, Arkansas Employment Status

Sebastian County, Arkansas Employment by Age

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sebastian County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Sebastian County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sebastian County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fort Smith862678813318662.16%
Greenwood907593622873.16%
Barling469048011112.37%
Lavaca228624001144.99%
Mansfield 11411089-52-4.56%
Hackett774816425.43%
Hartford650638-12-1.85%
Huntington636624-12-1.89%
Bonanza564555-9-1.60%
Central City502492-10-1.99%
Midland339332-7-2.06%
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