Gibson, Arkansas Population 2024

3,515

Gibson is a city located in Pulaski County Arkansas. Gibson has a 2024 population of 3,515. Gibson is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -25.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,701 in 2020.

The average household income in Gibson is $74,378 with a poverty rate of 6.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gibson is 41.4 years, 41.1 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Gibson Demographics

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

  • White: 72.4%
  • Black or African American: 16.16%
  • Two or more races: 8.85%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
739.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-25.23% (-1,186)
The current population of Gibson, Arkansas is 3,515 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,701.

Gibson, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,54572.4%
Black or African American56816.16%
Two or more races3118.85%
Native American491.39%
Asian391.11%
Other race30.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gibson Population by Race

Gibson Population Pyramid 2024

Gibson Median Age

41.4

Total

41.1

Male

43.5

Female

Gibson Adults

There are 2,737 adults, (810 of whom are seniors) in Gibson.

Gibson Age Dependency

82.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gibson Sex Ratio

Female1,84652.52%
Male1,66947.48%

Gibson Population by Age

Gibson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3722.5677.822.2
Married7843.0777.222.8
Non Family3851.0667.532.5
Female1132.731000
Male904.321000
showing: 5 rows

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gibson 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

Gibson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gibson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.21%.

Gibson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,324

Average Earnings

$49,545

Average Male

$25,458

Average Female

Gibson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gibson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gibson Language

99.43% of Gibson residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Gibson Language

Gibson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black56814225%
White2,535823.23%
Multiple311206.43%
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6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.75%

Male Poverty Rate

8.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gibson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gibson is Black, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gibson is White, with 3.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 7.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.7%.

Gibson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.98%
Less Than 9th Grade8.63%
Some College5.54%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Gibson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70.3%
Male Employed1.42%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
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Gibson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gibson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gibson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gibson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gibson 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 55-64.

Gibson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gibson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

369

Number of Veterans

347

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Gibson Veterans by War

count

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Gibson Veterans by Age

count

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Gibson Veterans by Race

Gibson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gibson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Gibson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gibson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gibson 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

61.91%

Born in Gibson

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Gibson residents were born in the United States, with 61.91% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gibson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,515
20233,515
20223,515-348-9.01%
20213,863-838-17.83%
20204,701-284-5.7%
20194,985130.26%
20184,972-443-8.18%
20175,4153446.78%
20165,07165414.81%
20154,41798428.66%
20143,433-40-1.15%
20133,473-344-9.01%
20123,817681.81%
20113,7492065.81%
20103,543
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Gibson Population by Year