Star City, Arkansas Population 2024

1,986

Star City is a city located in Lincoln County Arkansas. Star City has a 2024 population of 1,986. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County.Star City is currently declining at a rate of -3.36% annually and its population has decreased by -8.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,160 in 2020.

The average household income in Star City is $78,267 with a poverty rate of 17.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Star City is 36.3 years, 32.7 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Star City Demographics

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

  • White: 77.21%
  • Black or African American: 17.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Native American: 1.74%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
414.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.06% (-174)
The current population of Star City, Arkansas is 1,986 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,160.

Star City, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,77577.21%
Black or African American40317.53%
Two or more races753.26%
Native American401.74%
Other race60.26%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Star City Population by Race

Star City Population Pyramid 2024

Star City Median Age

36.3

Total

32.7

Male

36.6

Female

Star City Adults

There are 1,671 adults, (425 of whom are seniors) in Star City.

Star City Age Dependency

84.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Star City Sex Ratio

Female1,38060.03%
Male91939.97%

Star City Population by Age

Star City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7622.8677.222.8
Married3623.6592.57.5
Non Family2101.1171.428.6
Female1573.5551.648.4
Male331.9766.733.3
showing: 5 rows

3.49

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Star City 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

Star City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Star City 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 93.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.08%.

Star City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,000

Average Earnings

$71,250

Average Male

$40,357

Average Female

Star City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Star City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Star City Language

97.66% of Star City residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Star City Language

Star City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black37617747.07%
White1,7261699.79%
Multiple621727.42%
Native99100%
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17.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

19.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Star City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Star City is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Star City is White, with 9.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.62%.

Star City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.91%
High School19.32%
Bachelors or Greater7.72%
Some College5.7%
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Star City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.88%
Male Employed1.34%
Female Unemployed
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Star City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Star City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Star City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Star City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Star City Marriage

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

Star City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Star City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

96

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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Star City Veterans by War

count

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Star City Veterans by Age

count

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Star City Veterans by Race

Star City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Star City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Star City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Star City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Star City 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

85.82%

Born in Star City

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Star City residents were born in the United States, with 85.82% having been born in Arkansas. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Star City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,641-69-4.04%
20281,710-69-3.88%
20271,779-69-3.73%
20261,848-69-3.6%
20251,917-69-3.47%
20241,986-69-3.36%
20232,055-69-3.25%
20222,124-69-3.15%
20212,193331.53%
20202,1601155.62%
20192,045-19-0.92%
20182,064-24-1.15%
20172,088-47-2.2%
20162,135-33-1.52%
20152,168-48-2.17%
20142,216-19-0.85%
20132,23570.31%
20122,228-31-1.37%
20112,259-9-0.4%
20102,268
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Star City Population by Year