Hot Springs, Arkansas Population 2020

37,145
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Hot Springs is a city located in Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 37,145, it is the 12th largest city in Arkansas and the 1059th largest city in the United States. Hot Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually but its population has increased by 5.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,193 in 2010. Hot Springs reached it's highest population of 37,169 in 2018. Spanning over 38 miles, Hot Springs has a population density of 992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hot Springs is $49,705 with a poverty rate of 25.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $117,200. The median age in Hot Springs is 41.5 years, 39.8 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.6 males.

Hot Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 74.61%
  • Black or African American: 17.34%
  • Two or more races: 3.80%
  • Other race: 2.58%
  • Asian: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Hot Springs, Arkansas is 37,145, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 37,169.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,193.

Hot Springs, Arkansas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020100,5747100.71%
201999,8647100.71%
201899,1547100.72%
201798,4441330.14%
201698,3114950.50%
201597,816620.06%
201497,7541010.10%
201397,6536640.68%
201296,9891370.14%
201196,8527830.81%
201096,0690.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,58474.61%
Black or African American6,41017.34%
Two or More Races1,4053.80%
Some Other Race9542.58%
Asian3090.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native3010.81%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
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Hot Springs Population Pyramid 2020

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Hot Springs Median Age

41.5


Total

39.8


Male

44.3


Female

Hot Springs Adults

There are 29,418 adults, (7,507 of whom are seniors) in Hot Springs.

Hot Springs Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hot Springs Sex Ratio

Female

20,031

54.18%

Male

16,938

45.82%

Hot Springs Households and Families

Hot Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hot Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.7%28.3%
Male62.9%37.1%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
Female35.9%64.1%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3592.2953.5
Non Family7,4381.2645.6
Married5,0333.1271.7
Female2,2283.4435.9
Male6603.862.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hot Springs Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9863.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,73710.54%
High School Graduate8,17331.48%
Some College7,61929.34%
Associates Degree1,9317.44%
Bachelors Degree3,04011.71%
Graduate Degree1,4805.70%
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Hot Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,57117,3243,926
Black4,2023,379275
Hispanic1,506934187
Other Race43118733
Multiple Races26321929
Asian226198103
Native American198189

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.58%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,991$29,443$22,495
Less Than High School$20,111$20,664$19,160
High School Grad$22,092$27,221$19,332
Some College$26,752$27,881$24,596
Bachelors Degree$35,612$45,671$27,175
Graduate Degree$58,651$90,667$50,250

$25,991

Average Earnings

$29,443

Average Male

$22,495

Average Female

Hot Springs Language

Hot Springs Language by Age

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Hot Springs Language

90.71% of Hot Springs residents speak only English, while 9.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.13% of the population.

Hot Springs Poverty

Hot Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,1864,48218.53%
Black6,0832,48440.84%
Hispanic3,1571,41144.69%
Multiple1,40464045.58%
Other86428332.75%
Asian2978729.29%
Native2944916.67%

25.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.76%

Male Poverty Rate

26.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hot Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hot Springs is Multiple, with 45.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hot Springs is Native, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.74%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.88%
High School22.98%
Some College20.39%
Bachelors or Greater8.67%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.78%
Male Unemployed41.00%
Female Employed15.09%
Male Employed13.21%

Hot Springs Income

Hot Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,120$49,705
Families$45,913$65,745
Married Families$63,246-
Non Families$22,321$30,645
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Hot Springs Marital Status

Hot Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

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 Veterans

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2,742

Number of Veterans

2,423

Male Veterans

319

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,173
First Gulf War442
Second Gulf War342
Korea282
World War II170
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74810
75+809
35 to 54482
55 to 64467
18 to 34174
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2269.70%
Black4058.14%
Hispanic884.55%
2 or More7516.03%
Asian198.30%
Other172.94%

Hot Springs Veterans by Education

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10.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hot Springs Employment Status

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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59.66%

Born in Arkansas

94.05%

Native Born

5.95%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.05% of Hot Springs residents were born in the United States, with 59.66% having been born in Arkansas. 3.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202037,145-12-0.03%
201937,157-12-0.03%
201837,1691890.51%
201736,980-12-0.03%
201636,9921490.40%
201536,843-22-0.06%
201436,865-7-0.02%
201336,8722050.56%
201236,66710.00%
201136,6662420.66%
201036,4246740.19%
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%