Jacksonville, Arkansas Population 2024

28,894

Jacksonville is a city located in Pulaski County Arkansas. Jacksonville has a 2024 population of 28,894. Jacksonville is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -2.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,502 in 2020.

The average household income in Jacksonville is $66,454 with a poverty rate of 22.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jacksonville is 33.2 years, 31.3 years for males, and 34.1 years for females.

Jacksonville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 45.39%
  • White: 42.9%
  • Two or more races: 5.91%
  • Other race: 3.78%
  • Asian: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
28.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,011.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.06% (-608)
The current population of Jacksonville, Arkansas is 28,894 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,502.

Jacksonville, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American13,31445.39%
White12,58442.9%
Two or more races1,7345.91%
Other race1,1103.78%
Asian5381.83%
Native American430.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.03%
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jacksonville Population by Race

Jacksonville Population Pyramid 2024

Jacksonville Median Age

33.2

Total

31.3

Male

34.1

Female

Jacksonville Adults

There are 22,292 adults, (3,538 of whom are seniors) in Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jacksonville Sex Ratio

Female15,29152.13%
Male14,04147.87%

Jacksonville Population by Age

Jacksonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,6602.4448.651.4
Married4,7473.1867.732.3
Non Family4,7251.2733.766.3
Female1,7463.3733.266.8
Male4423.2863.136.9
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jacksonville 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

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jacksonville 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

Jacksonville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,367

Average Earnings

$39,014

Average Male

$34,683

Average Female

Jacksonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jacksonville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jacksonville Language

94.16% of Jacksonville residents speak only English, while 5.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Jacksonville Language

Jacksonville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black13,1092,97622.7%
White11,7902,17418.44%
Hispanic1,87383944.79%
Multiple1,68162237%
Other1,01946345.44%
Asian4879719.92%
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22.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

27.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jacksonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is Other, with 45.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jacksonville is White, with 18.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.65%.

Jacksonville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.7%
Some College19.17%
High School17.18%
Bachelors or Greater10.57%
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Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed57.85%
Male Unemployed25.4%
Female Employed14.69%
Male Employed8.78%
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Jacksonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jacksonville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jacksonville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jacksonville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jacksonville 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.

Jacksonville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jacksonville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,684

Number of Veterans

2,237

Male Veterans

447

Female Veterans

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Jacksonville Veterans by War

count

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Jacksonville Veterans by Age

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Jacksonville Veterans by Race

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jacksonville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jacksonville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jacksonville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jacksonville 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

61.36%

Born in Jacksonville

95.8%

Native Born

4.2%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.8% of Jacksonville residents were born in the United States, with 61.36% having been born in Arkansas. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jacksonville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,304-118-0.42%
202828,422-118-0.41%
202728,540-118-0.41%
202628,658-118-0.41%
202528,776-118-0.41%
202428,894-118-0.41%
202329,012-118-0.41%
202229,130-118-0.4%
202129,248-254-0.86%
202029,5021,2184.31%
201928,284-20-0.07%
201828,304-242-0.85%
201728,546-131-0.46%
201628,677-53-0.18%
201528,730-51-0.18%
201428,781-103-0.36%
201328,8841840.64%
201228,700-112-0.39%
201128,8123951.39%
201028,417-1,499-5.01%
200029,9168152.8%
199029,1011,5125.48%
198027,5897,75739.11%
197019,8325,34436.89%
196014,48814,2887144%
1940200
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Jacksonville Population by Year