Hot Springs, Arkansas Population 2020

38,559
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Hot Springs is a city located in Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 38,559, it is the 11th largest city in Arkansas and the 1006th largest city in the United States. Hot Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually but its population has increased by 9.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,193 in 2010. Spanning over 38 miles, Hot Springs has a population density of 1,030 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hot Springs is $54,905 with a poverty rate of 24.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $122,900. The median age in Hot Springs is 41.9 years, 39.6 years for males, and 44.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.7 males.

Hot Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 74.44%
  • Black or African American: 17.10%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Other race: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hot Springs, Arkansas is 38,559, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,969.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,193.

Hot Springs, Arkansas Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202099,8064200.42%
201999,3864200.42%
201898,9666390.65%
201798,327450.05%
201698,2824680.48%
201597,814560.06%
201497,7581040.11%
201397,6546680.68%
201296,9861320.14%
201196,8547870.81%
201096,0670.00%

Hot Springs Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,70374.44%
Black or African American6,59417.10%
Two or More Races1,5994.15%
Some Other Race8732.26%
Asian3981.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native3921.02%
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Hot Springs Population by Race

Hot Springs Population Pyramid 2020

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Hot Springs Median Age

41.9


Total

39.6


Male

44.8


Female

Hot Springs Adults

There are 30,787 adults, (8,300 of whom are seniors) in Hot Springs.

Hot Springs Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hot Springs Sex Ratio

Female

20,760

53.84%

Male

17,799

46.16%

Hot Springs Population by Age

Hot Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hot Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All54.7%45.3%
Male53.7%46.3%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female42.5%57.5%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hot Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1632.2854.7
Non Family7,8001.245.4
Married5,3343.1973.7
Female2,3363.3542.5
Male6933.7653.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Hot Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8633.19%
9th to 12th Grade2,6629.83%
High School Graduate8,40331.04%
Some College7,81428.86%
Associates Degree2,0527.58%
Bachelors Degree3,46012.78%
Graduate Degree1,8196.72%
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Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,18218,2064,692
Black4,2723,536331
Hispanic1,7821,16985
Other Race43523914
Asian298228125
Native American26817312
Multiple Races25722220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.95%.

Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,329$31,127$25,954
Less Than High School$22,223$26,154$20,226
High School Grad$25,429$31,022$20,916
Some College$27,245$28,104$25,907
Bachelors Degree$41,086$47,321$36,810
Graduate Degree$53,604$82,132$51,071

$28,329

Average Earnings

$31,127

Average Male

$25,954

Average Female

Hot Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hot Springs Language by Age

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Hot Springs Language

89.90% of Hot Springs residents speak only English, while 10.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.55% of the population.

Hot Springs Language

Hot Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,1304,12016.39%
Black6,2363,01048.27%
Hispanic3,54091625.88%
Multiple1,57777649.21%
Native38514036.36%
Asian3989423.62%
Other8188810.76%

24.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.45%

Male Poverty Rate

25.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hot Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hot Springs is Multiple, with 49.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hot Springs is Other, with 10.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.69%.

Hot Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.85%
High School21.87%
Some College18.74%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.46%
Male Unemployed29.73%
Female Employed15.07%
Male Employed9.53%

Hot Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hot Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,552$54,905
Families$51,702$73,500
Married Families$67,699$92,569
Non Families$24,386$32,946
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Income by Household Type

Hot Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hot Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Hot Springs 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.

Hot Springs Marital Status by Race

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Hot Springs Marital Status

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2,705

Number of Veterans

2,495

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,100
Second Gulf War397
First Gulf War363
Korea272
World War II185

Hot Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+868
65 to 74716
55 to 64477
35 to 54390
18 to 34254

Hot Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1628.99%
Black4268.28%
Hispanic974.49%
2 or More6614.63%
Other397.12%
Indian124.32%

Hot Springs Veterans by Race

Hot Springs Veterans by Education

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7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hot Springs Veterans by Education

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52.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hot Springs Employment by Age

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Hot Springs Employment by Race

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Hot Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.98%

Born in Arkansas

93.33%

Native Born

6.67%

Foreign Born

4.35%

Non Citizen

2.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.33% of Hot Springs residents were born in the United States, with 57.98% having been born in Arkansas. 4.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hot Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202038,954395
202038,559-238-0.61%
201938,797238
201938,559-81-0.21%
201838,6401,671
201836,969-1,505-3.91%
201738,4741,694
201736,780-1,744-4.53%
201638,5241,813
201636,711-1,675-4.36%
201538,3862,847
201535,539-2,875-7.48%
201438,4142,928
201435,486-2,936-7.64%
201338,4222,971
201335,451-2,760-7.22%
201238,2112,752
201235,459-2,755-7.21%
201138,2142,672
201135,542-2,407-6.34%
201037,9492,756
201035,193-557-0.16%
200035,7503,2880.97%
199032,462-3,319-0.97%
198035,7811500.04%
197035,6317,2942.32%
196028,337-970-0.34%
195029,3077,9373.21%
194021,3701,1320.55%
193020,2388,5435.64%
192011,695-2,739-2.08%
191014,4344,4613.77%
19009,9731,8872.12%
18908,0864,5328.57%
18803,5540.00%

Hot Springs Population by Year