Sherwood, Arkansas Population 2021

32,008
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Sherwood is a city located in Pulaski County Arkansas. With a 2020 population of 32,008, it is the 13th largest city in Arkansas and the 1226th largest city in the United States . Sherwood is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 8.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,523 in 2010. Sherwood reached it's highest population of 32,008 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Sherwood has a population density of 1,536 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sherwood is $79,542 with a poverty rate of 10.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $154,800. The median age in Sherwood is 39.1 years, 37.9 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Sherwood Demographics

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

  • White: 73.51%
  • Black or African American: 20.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Asian: 1.63%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Sherwood, Arkansas is 32,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 31,150.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,523.

Sherwood, Arkansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,79273.51%
Black or African American6,26420.20%
Two or More Races8832.85%
Asian5061.63%
Some Other Race3911.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.14%
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Sherwood Population by Race

Sherwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Sherwood Median Age

39.1


Total

37.9


Male

40.4


Female

Sherwood Adults

There are 24,022 adults, (5,156 of whom are seniors) in Sherwood.

Sherwood Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Sherwood Sex Ratio

Female

16,352

52.74%

Male

14,652

47.26%

Sherwood Population by Age

Sherwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sherwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All71.3%28.7%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female49.3%50.7%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sherwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3372.5171.3
Married5,9353.0385
Non Family4,0131.1861.7
Female1,6913.4349.3
Male6983.4363.3

3.05

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Sherwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5282.49%
9th to 12th Grade8784.14%
High School Graduate5,66226.71%
Some College5,56926.27%
Associates Degree2,0359.60%
Bachelors Degree4,49121.18%
Graduate Degree2,0399.62%
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Sherwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sherwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,95815,0555,089
Black3,7533,5501,056
Hispanic794623177
Asian312253119
Other Race28815325
2+ Races25422283
Native American112746
Islander1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.14%.

Sherwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,138$47,188$36,203
Less Than 9th Grade$22,143$28,975$17,482
High School Graduate$32,434$34,849$31,120
Some College$38,750$44,413$31,397
Bachelors Degree$50,060$55,736$39,902
Graduate Degree$68,807$88,750$52,609

$41,138

Average Earnings

$47,188

Average Male

$36,203

Average Female

Sherwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sherwood Language by Age

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Sherwood Language

95.36% of Sherwood residents speak only English, while 4.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Sherwood Language

Sherwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,9411,7678.05%
Black6,2181,21519.54%
Hispanic1,24928122.50%
Multiple8839310.53%
Other3915413.81%
Native1243024.19%
Asian506224.35%

10.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.01%

Male Poverty Rate

11.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sherwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sherwood is Native, with 24.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sherwood is Asian, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.03%.

Sherwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.19%
Some College11.20%
High School8.10%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Sherwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.33%
Male Unemployed8.00%
Female Employed5.81%
Male Employed5.55%

Sherwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sherwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,131$79,542
Families$78,392$93,355
Married Families$92,627-
Non Families$40,381$46,377
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Income by Household Type

Sherwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sherwood Married by Age and Sex

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Sherwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sherwood Marital Status by Race

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Sherwood Marital Status

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2,882

Number of Veterans

2,533

Male Veterans

349

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,123
First Gulf War902
Second Gulf War708
Korea124
World War II25

Sherwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54833
65 to 74787
55 to 64633
75+413
18 to 34216

Sherwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,97611.08%
Black73016.16%
Other Race15450.16%
Hispanic14516.61%
2+ Races155.21%
Native American75.65%

Sherwood Veterans by Race

Sherwood Veterans by Education

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9.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sherwood Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sherwood Employment by Age

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Sherwood Employment by Race

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Sherwood 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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62.67%

Born in Sherwood

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

0.97%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Sherwood residents were born in the United States, with 62.67% 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 Latin America.

Sherwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202132,0082860.90%
202031,7222860.91%
201931,4362860.92%
201831,1501250.40%
201731,0252340.76%
201630,7912400.79%
201530,5511610.53%
201430,3902530.84%
201330,1372020.67%
201229,935-16-0.05%
201129,9512580.87%
201029,6938,1823.28%
200021,5112,6181.31%
199018,8938,4706.13%
198010,4237,66914.24%
19702,7541,5548.66%
19601,2000.00%

Sherwood Population by Year