Arkansas City, Arkansas Population 2024

340

Arkansas City is a city located in Desha County Arkansas. Arkansas City has a 2024 population of 340. It is also the county seat of Desha County.Arkansas City is currently declining at a rate of -2.86% annually and its population has decreased by -10.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 378 in 2020.

The average household income in Arkansas City is $52,573 with a poverty rate of 23.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Arkansas City is 52.4 years, 53.1 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Arkansas City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Arkansas City was:

  • White: 55.88%
  • Black or African American: 44.12%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
690.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.05% (-38)
The current population of Arkansas City, Arkansas is 340 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 378.

Arkansas City, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28555.88%
Black or African American22544.12%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Arkansas City Population by Race

Arkansas City Population Pyramid 2024

Arkansas City Median Age

52.4

Total

53.1

Male

50.5

Female

Arkansas City Adults

There are 430 adults, (96 of whom are seniors) in Arkansas City.

Arkansas City Age Dependency

52.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24

Child Dependency Ratio

Arkansas City Sex Ratio

Female23445.88%
Male27654.12%

Arkansas City Population by Age

Arkansas City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2162.3681.918.1
Married1222.9985.214.8
Non Family591.0767.832.2
Male252.121000
Female102.98020
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

81.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arkansas City Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arkansas City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arkansas City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 84.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 13.97%.

Arkansas City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

$34,261

Average Earnings

$34,167

Average Male

$34,297

Average Female

Arkansas City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arkansas City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arkansas City Language

100% of Arkansas City residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Arkansas City Language

Arkansas City Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28510336.14%
Black225156.67%
showing: 2 rows

23.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.62%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arkansas City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arkansas City is White, with 36.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arkansas City is Black, with 6.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.83%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.46%.

Arkansas City Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.48%
High School28.28%
Some College2.94%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Arkansas City Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Arkansas City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arkansas City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arkansas City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

64.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Arkansas City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arkansas City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Arkansas City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arkansas City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Arkansas City Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Arkansas City Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Arkansas City Veterans by Race

Arkansas City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arkansas City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.1%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Arkansas City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arkansas City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arkansas City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.33%

Born in Arkansas City

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Arkansas City residents were born in the United States, with 83.33% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Arkansas City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029290-10-3.33%
2028300-10-3.23%
2027310-10-3.13%
2026320-10-3.03%
2025330-10-2.94%
2024340-10-2.86%
2023350-10-2.78%
2022360-10-2.7%
2021370-8-2.12%
20203786018.87%
2019318-3-0.93%
2018321-7-2.13%
2017328-3-0.91%
2016331-4-1.19%
2015335-6-1.76%
2014341-10-2.85%
2013351-5-1.4%
2012356-4-1.11%
2011360-6-1.64%
2010366
showing: 20 rows

Arkansas City Population by Year