Sharp County, Arkansas Population 2018

Sharp County, Arkansas's estimated population is 17,393 with a growth rate of 2.15% 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
201717,3933662.15%
201617,027-111-0.65%
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
White16,294
Two or More Races463
Asian97
American Indian and Alaska Native95
Black or African American55
Some Other Race23

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

Sharp 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

Sharp County, Arkansas Median Age

47.9


Total

47.1


Male

48.6


Female

Sharp County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,434 adults, (4,342 of which are seniors) in Sharp County, Arkansas.

Sharp County, Arkansas Age Dependency

87.2

Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharp County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

8,682

50.99%

Male

8,345

49.01%

Sharp County, Arkansas Households and Families

Sharp County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sharp County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
Male76.4%23.6%
All75.5%24.5%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Female47.1%52.9%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharp County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3202.375.5
Married3,3922.9283.3
Non Family2,9241.2273.5
Female7293.1547.1
Male2753.7176.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade6345.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,42711.61%
High School Graduate5,30443.16%
Some College2,69721.94%
Associates Degree9888.04%
Bachelors Degree7676.24%
Graduate Degree4733.85%

Sharp County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,7199,7321,181
Multiple Races26023440
Hispanic16214927
Asian64623
Native American575311
Black4918
Other Race158

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 19.30%.

Sharp County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,445$27,412$21,354
Less Than High School$19,125$24,554$12,837
High School Grad$23,955$26,828$16,962
Some College$25,592$29,044$20,960
Bachelors Degree$29,250$23,750$29,850
Graduate Degree$40,970$41,510$40,669

$25,445

Average Earnings

$27,412

Average Male

$21,354

Average Female

Sharp County, Arkansas Language

Sharp County, Arkansas Language by Age

Sharp County, Arkansas Language

98.03% of Sharp County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7073,48322.17%
Multiple46311625.05%
Hispanic3559627.04%
Asian973334.02%
Black1111100.00%

22.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.58%

Male Poverty Rate

25.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharp County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharp County, Arkansas is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharp County, Arkansas is White, with 22.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.80%.

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.47%
High School20.38%
Some College14.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.21%

Sharp County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed74.48%
Male Unemployed27.76%
Female Employed13.55%
Male Employed9.40%

Sharp County, Arkansas Income

Sharp County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,068$45,090
Families$39,320$56,724
Married Families$44,033$
Non Families$19,346$26,096

Sharp County, Arkansas Marital Status

Sharp County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

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 55To64.

Sharp County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by War

1,879

Number of Veterans

1,725

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam599
First Gulf War262
Korea257
Second Gulf War165
World War II89

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+557
65 to 74499
35 to 54380
55 to 64348
18 to 3495

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,81414.03%
2 or More6522.57%
Hispanic62.62%

Sharp County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

10.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharp County, Arkansas Employment Status

Sharp County, Arkansas Employment by Age

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

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