Washington County, Arkansas Population 2018

Washington County, Arkansas's estimated population is 231,996 with a growth rate of 1.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Arkansas is the 3rd largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017223,683-8,313-3.58%
2017231,9964,3961.93%
2016227,6003,7491.67%
2015223,8514,4092.01%
2014219,4423,9171.82%
2013215,5254,3032.04%
2012211,2223,4881.68%
2011207,7343,7641.85%
2010203,97090,56179.85%
1990113,40912,91512.85%
1980100,49423,12429.89%
197077,37021,57338.66%
196055,7975,81811.64%
195049,9798,86521.56%
194041,1141,8594.74%
193039,2553,78710.68%
192035,4681,5794.66%
191033,889-367-1.07%
190034,2562,2326.97%
189032,0248,18034.31%
188023,8446,57838.10%
187017,2662,59317.67%
186014,6734,70347.17%
18509,9702,82239.48%
18407,1484,966227.59%
18302,1820.00%

Washington County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White174,108
Some Other Race22,665
Black or African American7,797
Two or More Races7,276
Asian5,462
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4,483
American Indian and Alaska Native1,892

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

Washington County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Washington County, Arkansas Median Age

31.5


Total

30.7


Male

32.4


Female

Washington County, Arkansas Adults

There are 167,884 adults, (24,378 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Arkansas.

Washington County, Arkansas Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

111,844

50.00%

Male

111,839

50.00%

Washington County, Arkansas Households and Families

Washington County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Washington County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All53.3%46.7%
Male43.8%56.2%
Female38.7%61.3%
Non Family34%66%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All84,4602.5653.3
Married39,5653.2873.1
Non Family32,2801.3834
Female7,8513.338.7
Male4,7643.2943.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Washington County, Arkansas Households

Washington County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,0067.43%
9th to 12th Grade11,2358.35%
High School Graduate35,79026.59%
Some College27,91920.74%
Associates Degree6,7034.98%
Bachelors Degree25,44618.90%
Graduate Degree17,51613.01%

Washington County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White104,59495,16337,882
Hispanic17,2447,6501,508
Other Race9,8643,464513
Black3,7163,381858
Asian3,0372,4121,662
Multiple Races2,8882,520812
Islander2,2321,34513
Native American1,1891,023295

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.73%.

Washington County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,519$37,428$29,598
Less Than High School$24,050$25,817$20,945
High School Grad$27,471$31,795$24,510
Some College$31,953$36,916$27,523
Bachelors Degree$47,006$56,744$39,943
Graduate Degree$60,340$73,720$52,696

$33,519

Average Earnings

$37,428

Average Male

$29,598

Average Female

Washington County, Arkansas Language

Washington County, Arkansas Language by Age

Washington County, Arkansas Language

82.56% of Washington County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 17.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.91% of the population.

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White154,80621,94114.17%
Hispanic36,53710,21627.96%
Other22,6496,70429.60%
Black6,7412,30834.24%
Multiple7,1292,24831.53%
Islander4,4491,25328.16%
Asian5,3481,01318.94%
Native1,77538321.58%

18.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.81%

Male Poverty Rate

19.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Arkansas is Black, with 34.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Arkansas is White, with 14.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.56%.

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.21%
High School14.69%
Some College10.96%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.33%
Male Unemployed36.93%
Female Employed11.63%
Male Employed9.66%

Washington County, Arkansas Income

Washington County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,452$68,715
Families$60,926$83,695
Married Families$71,663$97,381
Non Families$28,145$42,456

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

Washington 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 35To44.

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race


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

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by War

11,192

Number of Veterans

10,287

Male Veterans

905

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,730
First Gulf War2,357
Second Gulf War2,140
Korea1,108
World War II452

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,834
65 to 742,681
75+2,405
55 to 642,059
18 to 341,213

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,5077.68%
Hispanic3431.56%
Black2805.24%
2 or More1774.37%
Indian1086.85%
Other600.46%
Hawaiian491.86%
Asian110.26%

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

8.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Employment Status

Washington County, Arkansas Employment by Age

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Employment by Race

Washington County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Washington County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fayetteville73585838261024113.92%
Springdale 7075978557779811.02%
Farmington5972680483213.93%
Prairie Grove4426534792120.81%
Johnson338536392547.50%
Tontitown24403497105743.32%
Elkins2648296531711.97%
West Fork232425502269.72%
Lincoln224924251767.83%
Elm Springs 1891224935818.93%
Goshen1067166760056.23%
Greenland12941390967.42%
Winslow391422317.93%
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