Sweet Home, Arkansas Population 2024

973

Sweet Home is a city located in Pulaski County Arkansas. Sweet Home has a 2024 population of 973. Sweet Home is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 5.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 926 in 2020.

The average household income in Sweet Home is $82,565 with a poverty rate of 43.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sweet Home is 38.3 years, 35.5 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Sweet Home Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 86.54%
  • White: 13.46%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
250.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.08% (47)
The current population of Sweet Home, Arkansas is 973 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 926.

Sweet Home, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American84286.54%
White13113.46%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Sweet Home Population by Race

Sweet Home Population Pyramid 2024

Sweet Home Median Age

38.3

Total

35.5

Male

51

Female

Sweet Home Adults

There are 718 adults, (115 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Home.

Sweet Home Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Home Sex Ratio

Female36937.92%
Male60462.08%

Sweet Home Population by Age

Sweet Home Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2743.5566.433.6
Non Family12806832
Female726.1180.619.4
Married377.541000
Male373.410100
showing: 5 rows

5.13

Average Family Size

3.55

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sweet Home 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

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.18%.

Sweet Home Educational Attainment by Race

Sweet Home Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sweet Home Language

88.36% of Sweet Home residents speak only English, while 11.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.64% of the population.

Sweet Home Language

Sweet Home Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black84239446.79%
Hispanic963435.42%
White1313022.9%
showing: 3 rows

43.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.43%

Male Poverty Rate

56.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Home

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Home is Black, with 46.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Home is White, with 22.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.56%.

Sweet Home Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.48%
High School34.36%
Some College8.65%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sweet Home Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed16.02%
Female Employed14.56%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sweet Home Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweet Home Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sweet Home Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

10.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

8.7%

Male Marriage Rate

12.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Home Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sweet Home 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 20-34.

Sweet Home Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sweet Home Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sweet Home Veterans by War

count

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Sweet Home Veterans by Age

count

Sweet Home Veterans by Race

Sweet Home Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Home Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Home Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Home Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Home 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

79.45%

Born in Sweet Home

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Sweet Home residents were born in the United States, with 79.45% having been born in Arkansas. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sweet Home Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024973
2023973
2022973-313-24.34%
20211,28636038.88%
2020926-111-10.7%
20191,03732345.24%
201871419236.78%
2017522-60-10.31%
201658230.52%
2015579-48-7.66%
20146276912.37%
2013558-35-5.9%
20125937414.26%
2011519-330-38.87%
2010849
showing: 15 rows

Sweet Home Population by Year