Sharp County, Arkansas Population 2018

Sharp County, Arkansas's estimated population is 17,393 with a growth rate of 1.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sharp County, Arkansas is the 43rd largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,041-352-2.02%
201717,3932551.49%
201617,1383211.91%
201516,8170.00%
201416,817-225-1.32%
201317,042110.06%
201217,031-238-1.38%
201117,269180.10%
201017,2513,14222.27%
199014,109-498-3.41%
198014,6076,37477.42%
19708,2331,91430.29%
19606,319-2,680-29.78%
19508,999-2,498-21.73%
194011,4977827.30%
193010,715-417-3.75%
192011,132-556-4.76%
191011,688-511-4.19%
190012,1991,78117.10%
189010,4181,37115.15%
18809,0473,64767.54%
18705,4000.00%

Sharp County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White16,218
Two or More Races518
Black or African American97
American Indian and Alaska Native86
Asian72
Some Other Race50

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Sharp County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sharp County, Arkansas Median Age

47.3


Total

46.4


Male

48.8


Female

Sharp County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,409 adults, (4,366 of whom are seniors) in Sharp County, Arkansas.

Sharp County, Arkansas Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

48.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharp County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,705

51.08%

Male

8,336

48.92%

Sharp County, Arkansas Households and Families

Sharp County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Sharp County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
All73.5%26.5%
Male73.3%26.7%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female41.4%58.6%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharp County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2962.3173.5
Married3,5302.8782.7
Non Family2,7151.270.3
Female7483.1441.4
Male3033.5473.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sharp County, Arkansas Households

Sharp County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6525.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,46911.93%
High School Graduate5,18942.13%
Some College2,66821.66%
Associates Degree1,0488.51%
Bachelors Degree7626.19%
Graduate Degree5294.29%

Sharp County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,6949,6731,210
Multiple Races29726155
Hispanic20015740
Black6034
Native American565214
Asian53503
Other Race368

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.00%.

Sharp County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,666$28,337$22,911
Less Than High School$22,868$30,048$14,618
High School Grad$24,382$26,803$21,051
Some College$25,572$29,561$21,732
Bachelors Degree$30,068$24,306$31,250
Graduate Degree$40,686$40,217$40,869

$25,666

Average Earnings

$28,337

Average Male

$22,911

Average Female

Sharp County, Arkansas Language

Sharp County, Arkansas Language by Age

Sharp County, Arkansas Language

98.22% of Sharp County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7073,65723.28%
Multiple51811722.59%
Hispanic36411230.77%
Black672841.79%
Asian722433.33%
Native8633.49%

23.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.89%

Male Poverty Rate

26.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharp County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharp County, Arkansas is Black, with 41.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharp County, Arkansas is Native, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.87%.

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.63%
High School19.90%
Some College15.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed65.00%
Male Unemployed28.52%
Female Employed13.70%
Male Employed8.79%

Sharp County, Arkansas Income

Sharp County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,792$47,891
Families$40,675$59,323
Married Families$46,964$
Non Families$19,169$26,657

Sharp County, Arkansas Marital Status

Sharp County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharp County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Sharp 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.

Sharp County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,962

Number of Veterans

1,863

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam700
First Gulf War279
Korea259
Second Gulf War200
World War II76

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74571
75+558
35 to 54402
55 to 64322
18 to 34109

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,89614.74%
2 or More6620.75%
Hispanic198.19%

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharp County, Arkansas Employment Status

Sharp County, Arkansas Employment by Age

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sharp County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Sharp County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sharp County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cherokee Village 47074649-58-1.23%
Horseshoe Bend 21842084-100-4.58%
Cave City 19041893-11-0.58%
Ash Flat 10821076-6-0.55%
Highland10451067222.11%
Hardy 776769-7-0.90%
Evening Shade434427-7-1.61%
Sidney189188-1-0.53%
Williford7574-1-1.33%
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