Brinkley, Arkansas Population 2024

2,507

Brinkley is a city located in Monroe County Arkansas. Brinkley has a 2024 population of 2,507. Brinkley is currently declining at a rate of -1.72% annually and its population has decreased by -6.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,687 in 2020.

The average household income in Brinkley is $43,670 with a poverty rate of 31.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brinkley is 46.3 years, 44.1 years for males, and 47.9 years for females.

Brinkley Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.6%
  • White: 39.14%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
440.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.7% (-180)
The current population of Brinkley, Arkansas is 2,507 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,687.

Brinkley, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,60559.6%
White1,05439.14%
Two or more races250.93%
Asian90.33%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Brinkley Population by Race

Brinkley Population Pyramid 2024

Brinkley Median Age

46.3

Total

44.1

Male

47.9

Female

Brinkley Adults

There are 2,200 adults, (678 of whom are seniors) in Brinkley.

Brinkley Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Brinkley Sex Ratio

Female1,33749.65%
Male1,35650.35%

Brinkley Population by Age

Brinkley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1952.1957.442.6
Non Family6201.0654.745.3
Married3753.068020
Female1934.0620.779.3
Male74.431000
showing: 5 rows

3.36

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brinkley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Brinkley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brinkley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Brinkley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,896

Average Earnings

$35,852

Average Male

$25,200

Average Female

Brinkley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brinkley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brinkley Language

99.64% of Brinkley residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Brinkley Language

Brinkley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,59462739.34%
White99219219.35%
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31.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.49%

Male Poverty Rate

32.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brinkley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brinkley is Black, with 39.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brinkley is White, with 19.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.34%.

Brinkley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.71%
Some College34.59%
High School18.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.12%
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Brinkley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Employed18.98%
Female Unemployed3.39%
Male Employed
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Brinkley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brinkley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brinkley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Brinkley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brinkley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brinkley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brinkley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

123

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Brinkley Veterans by War

count

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Brinkley Veterans by Age

count

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Brinkley Veterans by Race

Brinkley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brinkley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.4%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

19.6%

Unemployment Rate

Brinkley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brinkley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brinkley 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

80.13%

Born in Brinkley

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.33%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Brinkley residents were born in the United States, with 80.13% having been born in Arkansas. 0.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brinkley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,287-44-1.89%
20282,331-44-1.85%
20272,375-44-1.82%
20262,419-44-1.79%
20252,463-44-1.76%
20242,507-44-1.72%
20232,551-44-1.7%
20222,595-44-1.67%
20212,639-48-1.79%
20202,687933.59%
20192,594-69-2.59%
20182,663-56-2.06%
20172,719-76-2.72%
20162,795-107-3.69%
20152,902-72-2.42%
20142,974-27-0.9%
20133,001-65-2.12%
20123,066-100-3.16%
20113,166-16-0.5%
20103,182-758-19.24%
20003,940-294-6.94%
19904,234-675-13.75%
19804,909-366-6.94%
19705,27563913.78%
19604,63646311.1%
19504,17376422.41%
19403,40936311.92%
19303,04633212.23%
19202,714
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Brinkley Population by Year