Pine Bluff, Arkansas Population 2021

39,804
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Pine Bluff is a city located in Jefferson County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Jefferson County. With a 2020 population of 39,804, it is the 10th largest city in Arkansas and the 989th largest city in the United States . Pine Bluff is currently declining at a rate of -2.05% annually and its population has decreased by -18.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,083 in 2010. Pine Bluff reached it's highest population of 57,389 in 1970. Spanning over 46 miles, Pine Bluff has a population density of 909 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pine Bluff is $46,212 with a poverty rate of 26.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $75,500. The median age in Pine Bluff is 35.5 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Pine Bluff Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.57%
  • White: 20.28%
  • Asian: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pine Bluff, Arkansas is 39,804 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,309.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 49,083.

Pine Bluff, Arkansas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202184,920-1,442-1.70%
202086,362-1,442-1.67%
201987,804-1,442-1.64%
201889,246-1,629-1.83%
201790,875-1,505-1.66%
201692,380-1,642-1.78%
201594,022-860-0.91%
201494,882-887-0.93%
201395,769-1,654-1.73%
201297,423-1,629-1.67%
201199,052-1,055-1.07%
2010100,1070.00%

Pine Bluff Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American32,99576.57%
White8,74020.28%
Asian4851.13%
Some Other Race4230.98%
Two or More Races3480.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.23%
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Pine Bluff Population by Race

Pine Bluff Population Pyramid $2021

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Pine Bluff Median Age

35.5


Total

34.2


Male

36.7


Female

Pine Bluff Adults

There are 33,078 adults, (6,363 of whom are seniors) in Pine Bluff.

Pine Bluff Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pine Bluff Sex Ratio

Female

22,665

52.60%

Male

20,426

47.40%

Pine Bluff Population by Age

Pine Bluff Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pine Bluff Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
Male54%46%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female39.1%60.9%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pine Bluff Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,9662.3152.8
Non Family7,3371.1547.2
Married5,0362.9971.1
Female3,7933.3539.1
Male8003.654

3.09

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Pine Bluff Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1904.28%
9th to 12th Grade2,86810.32%
High School Graduate9,73435.04%
Some College6,87524.75%
Associates Degree1,7846.42%
Bachelors Degree3,37112.13%
Graduate Degree1,9597.05%
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Pine Bluff Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pine Bluff Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black19,70816,7483,839
White7,0546,1591,341
Asian485356113
Hispanic25418025
Other Race19415416
2+ Races19219212
Native American7575

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.30%.

Pine Bluff Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,478$32,053$28,814
Less Than 9th Grade$20,678$23,722$11,633
High School Graduate$24,761$29,104$21,155
Some College$30,487$35,371$28,492
Bachelors Degree$38,149$41,250$37,685
Graduate Degree$44,000$53,872$36,397

$30,478

Average Earnings

$32,053

Average Male

$28,814

Average Female

Pine Bluff Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pine Bluff Language by Age

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Pine Bluff Language

96.44% of Pine Bluff residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Pine Bluff Language

Pine Bluff Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black30,6228,94529.21%
White6,9541,21917.53%
Hispanic52318134.61%
Other37113436.12%
Multiple2726825.00%
Native552850.91%
Asian485275.57%

26.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.27%

Male Poverty Rate

28.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pine Bluff

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pine Bluff is Native, with 50.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pine Bluff is Asian, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.27%.

Pine Bluff Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.92%
High School25.50%
Some College17.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Pine Bluff Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.86%
Male Unemployed44.80%
Female Employed12.93%
Male Employed7.96%

Pine Bluff Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pine Bluff Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,723$46,212
Families$44,677$56,132
Married Families$63,598-
Non Families$23,511$31,688
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Income by Household Type

Pine Bluff Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pine Bluff Married by Age and Sex

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Pine Bluff Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pine Bluff Marital Status by Race

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Pine Bluff Marital Status

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2,062

Number of Veterans

1,903

Male Veterans

159

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam893
First Gulf War410
Second Gulf War291
Korea110
World War II61

Pine Bluff Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74601
55 to 64594
35 to 54379
75+345
18 to 34143

Pine Bluff Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1,3705.65%
White6258.08%
Asian255.15%
Native American2426.97%
Hispanic184.83%
Other Race187.89%

Pine Bluff Veterans by Race

Pine Bluff Veterans by Education

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13.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pine Bluff Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pine Bluff Employment by Age

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Pine Bluff Employment by Race

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Pine Bluff 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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81.07%

Born in Pine Bluff

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Pine Bluff residents were born in the United States, with 81.07% having been born in Arkansas. 0.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pine Bluff Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202139,804-835-2.05%
202040,639-835-2.01%
201941,474-835-1.97%
201842,309-782-1.81%
201743,091-773-1.76%
201643,864-938-2.09%
201544,802-396-0.88%
201445,198-612-1.34%
201345,810-1,021-2.18%
201246,831-1,206-2.51%
201148,037-910-1.86%
201048,947-6,138-1.17%
200055,085-2,055-0.37%
199057,1405040.09%
198056,636-753-0.13%
197057,38913,3522.68%
196044,0376,8751.71%
195037,16215,8725.73%
194021,2905300.25%
193020,7601,4800.74%
192019,2804,1782.47%
191015,1023,6062.77%
190011,4961,5441.45%
18909,9526,74912.00%
18803,2030.00%

Pine Bluff Population by Year