Washington County, Arkansas Population 2018

Washington County, Arkansas's estimated population is 231,996 with a growth rate of 5.49% 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
2017231,99612,0665.49%
2016219,930-7,670-3.37%
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
White172,215
Some Other Race21,781
Black or African American7,585
Two or More Races6,519
Asian5,268
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4,658
American Indian and Alaska Native1,904

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

Washington County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Washington County, Arkansas Median Age

31.4


Total

30.6


Male

32.1


Female

Washington County, Arkansas Adults

There are 164,728 adults, (23,533 of which are seniors) in Washington County, Arkansas.

Washington County, Arkansas Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

110,133

50.08%

Male

109,797

49.92%

Washington County, Arkansas Households and Families

Washington County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Washington County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All53.5%46.5%
Male42.1%57.9%
Female37.4%62.6%
Non Family34.4%65.6%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All83,4672.5453.5
Married39,4843.2973.4
Non Family32,0221.3734.4
Female7,7493.2337.4
Male4,2123.1842.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

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 Grade10,0897.65%
9th to 12th Grade10,7788.17%
High School Graduate36,26227.49%
Some College27,23720.65%
Associates Degree6,4154.86%
Bachelors Degree23,82418.06%
Graduate Degree17,30013.12%

Washington County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White103,16793,52436,126
Hispanic16,4776,9551,405
Other Race9,3483,164512
Black3,6543,372919
Asian2,9702,5071,719
Multiple Races2,5522,202661
Islander2,1151,50750
Native American1,2181,043269

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 57.88%.

Washington County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,160$36,634$27,728
Less Than High School$22,454$25,103$18,938
High School Grad$26,779$30,878$23,496
Some College$30,945$36,107$26,906
Bachelors Degree$46,532$56,560$40,024
Graduate Degree$59,557$71,801$51,758

$32,160

Average Earnings

$36,634

Average Male

$27,728

Average Female

Washington County, Arkansas Language

Washington County, Arkansas Language by Age

Washington County, Arkansas Language

82.87% of Washington County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 17.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.68% of the population.

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White153,25122,93814.97%
Hispanic35,16310,71430.47%
Other21,7277,36833.91%
Black6,5472,19933.59%
Multiple6,3291,83428.98%
Islander4,6531,24526.76%
Asian5,1251,03620.21%
Native1,81749327.13%

18.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.67%

Male Poverty Rate

20.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Arkansas is Other, with 33.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Arkansas is White, with 14.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.30%.

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.33%
High School15.24%
Some College10.86%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.34%
Male Unemployed36.93%
Female Employed12.32%
Male Employed10.72%

Washington County, Arkansas Income

Washington County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,442$65,749
Families$57,945$80,112
Married Families$68,827$93,155
Non Families$26,793$40,968

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

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

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by War

11,434

Number of Veterans

10,594

Male Veterans

840

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,714
First Gulf War2,320
Second Gulf War1,928
Korea1,181
World War II479

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,159
65 to 742,662
75+2,289
55 to 642,125
18 to 341,199

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,6027.84%
Black3867.45%
Hispanic2981.42%
2 or More1754.62%
Indian1217.74%
Asian641.59%
Other550.44%
Hawaiian311.21%

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

7.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Employment Status

Washington County, Arkansas Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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