Rector, Arkansas Population 2024

1,850

Rector is a city located in Clay County Arkansas. Rector has a 2024 population of 1,850. Rector is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,850 in 2020.

The average household income in Rector is $48,963 with a poverty rate of 21.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rector is 40.1 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Rector Demographics

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

  • White: 90.69%
  • Two or more races: 8.92%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,357.60/sq mi
The current population of Rector, Arkansas is 1,850 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,850.

Rector, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,62690.69%
Two or more races1608.92%
Other race70.39%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rector Population by Race

Rector Population Pyramid 2024

Rector Median Age

40.1

Total

39.4

Male

42.4

Female

Rector Adults

There are 1,426 adults, (349 of whom are seniors) in Rector.

Rector Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rector Sex Ratio

Female95253.1%
Male84146.9%

Rector Population by Age

Rector Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8252.1655.644.4
Non Family4041.2542.357.7
Married3342.9272.227.8
Female484.1341.758.3
Male392.7269.230.8
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rector 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

Rector Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rector Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.2%.

Rector Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,596

Average Earnings

$37,976

Average Male

$28,971

Average Female

Rector Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rector Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rector Language

100% of Rector residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Rector Language

Rector Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,61624515.16%
Multiple16014288.75%
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21.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.86%

Male Poverty Rate

23.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rector

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rector is Multiple, with 88.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rector is White, with 15.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.11%.

Rector Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College32.51%
Less Than 9th Grade25.09%
Bachelors or Greater12.96%
High School12.62%
showing: 4 rows

Rector Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed92.31%
Female Employed7.05%
Male Employed1.79%
showing: 4 rows

Rector Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rector Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rector Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rector Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rector 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.

Rector Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rector Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

101

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Rector Veterans by War

count

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Rector Veterans by Age

count

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Rector Veterans by Race

Rector Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rector Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rector Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rector Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rector 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

58.95%

Born in Rector

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Rector residents were born in the United States, with 58.95% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rector Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,88570.37%
20281,87870.37%
20271,87170.38%
20261,86470.38%
20251,85770.38%
20241,85070.38%
20231,84370.38%
20221,83670.38%
20211,829-21-1.14%
20201,8501267.31%
20191,724-35-1.99%
20181,759-17-0.96%
20171,776-28-1.55%
20161,804-23-1.26%
20151,827-15-0.81%
20141,842-29-1.55%
20131,871-33-1.73%
20121,904-25-1.3%
20111,929-28-1.43%
20101,957
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Rector Population by Year