White County, Arkansas Population 2018

White County, Arkansas's estimated population is 79,016 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. White County, Arkansas is the 9th largest county in Arkansas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201779,0161930.24%
201678,823-15-0.02%
201678,83830.00%
201578,8354670.60%
201478,368-103-0.13%
201378,471-74-0.09%
201278,5455400.69%
201178,0056690.87%
201077,33622,66041.44%
199054,6763,8417.56%
198050,83511,58229.51%
197039,2536,50819.87%
196032,745-5,295-13.92%
195038,0408642.32%
194037,176-1,093-2.86%
193038,2693,66610.59%
192034,6036,02921.10%
191028,5743,71014.92%
190024,8641,9188.36%
189022,9465,15228.95%
188017,7947,44771.97%
187010,3472,03124.42%
18608,3165,697217.53%
18502,6191,690181.92%
18409290.00%

White County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White72,140
Black or African American3,357
Two or More Races1,815
Some Other Race768
Asian573
American Indian and Alaska Native155
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander15

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

White 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

White County, Arkansas Median Age

36.1


Total

35.1


Male

37.2


Female

White County, Arkansas Adults

There are 60,221 adults, (11,981 of which are seniors) in White County, Arkansas.

White County, Arkansas Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

White County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

40,181

50.98%

Male

38,642

49.02%

White County, Arkansas Households and Families

White County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

White County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Male50.8%49.2%
Female49.9%50.1%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

White County, Arkansas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,1082.5867.7
Married15,7173.1182.2
Non Family8,4951.2350.8
Female3,7583.2249.9
Male1,1383.1450.8

3.04

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

White County, Arkansas Households

White County, Arkansas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5765.10%
9th to 12th Grade5,48610.87%
High School Graduate19,27138.17%
Some College9,92019.65%
Associates Degree3,4696.87%
Bachelors Degree5,52910.95%
Graduate Degree4,2368.39%

White County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,11639,0558,955
Black1,8201,435260
Hispanic1,443883204
Multiple Races734656174
Other Race47323840
Asian271271170
Native American1291262
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.73%.

White County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,500$39,265$24,825
Less Than High School$22,538$26,578$15,091
High School Grad$26,780$34,089$19,971
Some College$30,726$41,474$23,082
Bachelors Degree$41,845$53,569$33,509
Graduate Degree$50,987$65,294$45,988

$31,500

Average Earnings

$39,265

Average Male

$24,825

Average Female

White County, Arkansas Language

White County, Arkansas Language by Age

White County, Arkansas Language

94.40% of White County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 5.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

White County, Arkansas Poverty

White County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White66,27310,39115.68%
Hispanic3,1091,31542.30%
Black3,0871,06734.56%
Multiple1,77036720.73%
Other74928538.05%
Asian53718233.89%
Native155106.45%

17.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.96%

Male Poverty Rate

19.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in White County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 42.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White County, Arkansas is Native, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.63%.

White County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.60%
High School16.62%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

White County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.81%
Male Unemployed35.38%
Female Employed11.33%
Male Employed7.94%

White County, Arkansas Income

White County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,197$58,434
Families$53,893$69,387
Married Families$63,026$78,774
Non Families$19,416$28,757

White County, Arkansas Marital Status

White County, Arkansas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

White County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

White 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.

White County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

White County, Arkansas Veterans

White County, Arkansas Veterans by War

5,638

Number of Veterans

5,305

Male Veterans

333

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,934
First Gulf War1,337
Second Gulf War887
Korea502
World War II269

White County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,650
75+1,248
65 to 741,193
55 to 641,061
18 to 34486

White County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,3639.65%
2 or More12513.81%
Black1144.74%
Indian3120.00%
Hispanic90.47%
Other50.94%

White County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

8.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

White County, Arkansas Employment Status

White County, Arkansas Employment by Age

55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

White County, Arkansas Employment by Race

White County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in White County, Arkansas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Searcy228592431814596.38%
Beebe7315812080511.00%
Bald Knob28912907160.55%
Judsonia1998200240.20%
Kensett16521649-3-0.18%
Bradford75975900.00%
McRae669664-5-0.75%
Higginson622661396.27%
Pangburn60260200.00%
Rose Bud48248200.00%
Garner28428400.00%
Letona25525500.00%
Griffithville22522500.00%
Russell21621600.00%
West Point18118100.00%
Georgetown12712700.00%
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