Stephens, Arkansas Population 2024

737

Stephens is a city located in Ouachita County Arkansas. Stephens has a 2024 population of 737. Stephens is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -4.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 774 in 2020.

The average household income in Stephens is $48,286 with a poverty rate of 14.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Stephens is 33.4 years, 24.1 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Stephens Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.17%
  • White: 40.75%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
267.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.78% (-37)
The current population of Stephens, Arkansas is 737 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 774.

Stephens, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American52855.17%
White39040.75%
Two or more races394.08%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Stephens Population by Race

Stephens Population Pyramid 2024

Stephens Median Age

33.4

Total

24.1

Male

41.1

Female

Stephens Adults

There are 655 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Stephens.

Stephens Age Dependency

101.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Stephens Sex Ratio

Female49751.93%
Male46048.07%

Stephens Population by Age

Stephens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2513.8183.716.3
Married1195.131000
Non Family70081.418.6
Female624.4754.845.2
Male000
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4.75

Average Family Size

3.81

Average Household Size

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Stephens 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

Stephens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stephens 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 93.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 9.38%.

Stephens Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,900

Average Earnings

$34,667

Average Male

$38,750

Average Female

Stephens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stephens Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Stephens Language

99.64% of Stephens residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Stephens Language

Stephens Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black5289517.99%
White3903910%
Multiple3638.33%
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14.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.35%

Male Poverty Rate

15.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stephens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stephens is Black, with 17.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stephens is Multiple, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.61%.

Stephens Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.42%
High School10.78%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater
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Stephens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed4.17%
Male Unemployed
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Stephens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stephens Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Stephens Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Stephens Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Stephens 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.

Stephens Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Stephens Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Stephens Veterans by War

count

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Stephens Veterans by Age

count

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Stephens Veterans by Race

Stephens Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stephens Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Stephens Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Stephens Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Stephens 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

66.77%

Born in Stephens

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Stephens residents were born in the United States, with 66.77% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Stephens Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029692-9-1.28%
2028701-9-1.27%
2027710-9-1.25%
2026719-9-1.24%
2025728-9-1.22%
2024737-9-1.21%
2023746-9-1.19%
2022755-9-1.18%
2021764-10-1.29%
2020774-12-1.53%
2019786-9-1.13%
2018795-7-0.87%
2017802-7-0.87%
2016809-11-1.34%
2015820-14-1.68%
2014834-8-0.95%
2013842-17-1.98%
2012859-15-1.72%
2011874-12-1.35%
2010886
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Stephens Population by Year