Texarkana, Arkansas Population 2021

29,473
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Texarkana is a city located in Miller County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Miller County. With a 2020 population of 29,473, it is the 15th largest city in Arkansas and the 1309th largest city in the United States . Texarkana is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,919 in 2010. Texarkana reached it's highest population of 30,117 in 2015. Spanning over 42 miles, Texarkana has a population density of 704 people per square mile.

The average household income in Texarkana is $59,455 with a poverty rate of 23.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $119,700. The median age in Texarkana is 39.5 years, 37.5 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Texarkana Demographics

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

  • White: 59.79%
  • Black or African American: 33.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.63%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Native American: 1.44%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Texarkana, Arkansas is 29,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,749.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,919.

Texarkana, Arkansas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021147,589-586-0.40%
2020148,175-586-0.40%
2019148,761-586-0.39%
2018149,347-220-0.15%
2017149,567240.02%
2016149,5432990.20%
2015149,244150.01%
2014149,229-280-0.19%
2013149,509-100-0.07%
2012149,609940.06%
2011149,5151830.12%
2010149,3320.00%

Texarkana Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,87959.79%
Black or African American10,02633.53%
Two or More Races7872.63%
Some Other Race7142.39%
American Indian and Alaska Native4321.44%
Asian460.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.06%
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Texarkana Population by Race

Texarkana Population Pyramid $2021

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Texarkana Median Age

39.5


Total

37.5


Male

40.9


Female

Texarkana Adults

There are 23,041 adults, (5,137 of whom are seniors) in Texarkana.

Texarkana Age Dependency

67

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Texarkana Sex Ratio

Female

15,424

51.58%

Male

14,477

48.42%

Texarkana Population by Age

Texarkana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Texarkana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
Male56.8%43.2%
All56.1%43.9%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
Female26.5%73.5%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Texarkana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4042.556.1
Married4,4123.0881
Non Family4,0561.246.9
Female2,4573.4326.5
Male4793.4756.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Texarkana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8384.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,9379.44%
High School Graduate7,35735.86%
Some College5,52026.90%
Associates Degree1,0805.26%
Bachelors Degree2,50712.22%
Graduate Degree1,2786.23%
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Texarkana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,27611,7543,029
Black6,0275,130609
Hispanic75943776
Other Race44529833
2+ Races33029542
Native American14810311
Asian222222
Islander1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,615$39,005$27,491
Less Than 9th Grade$15,274$19,198$11,318
High School Graduate$26,948$32,117$21,552
Some College$32,402$39,765$27,106
Bachelors Degree$42,906$54,494$38,041
Graduate Degree$58,903$65,481$58,163

$32,615

Average Earnings

$39,005

Average Male

$27,491

Average Female

Texarkana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Texarkana Language by Age

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Texarkana Language

96.84% of Texarkana residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Texarkana Language

Texarkana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,6483,48536.12%
White16,4732,30113.97%
Hispanic1,30358144.59%
Other69132847.47%
Multiple75529839.47%
Native42119646.56%
Islander171376.47%

23.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.99%

Male Poverty Rate

25.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Texarkana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is Islander, with 76.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is White, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.78%.

Texarkana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.67%
High School23.51%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.09%
Male Unemployed32.60%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed7.21%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Texarkana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,622$59,455
Families$52,958$70,098
Married Families$82,892$92,877
Non Families$22,892$37,089
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Income by Household Type

Texarkana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Texarkana Married by Age and Sex

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Texarkana 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 55-64.

Texarkana Marital Status by Race

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Texarkana Marital Status

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1,912

Number of Veterans

1,652

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam554
Second Gulf War517
First Gulf War395
Korea104
World War II12

Texarkana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54673
65 to 74406
75+344
55 to 64259
18 to 34230

Texarkana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2608.47%
Black5167.33%
2+ Races9523.17%
Hispanic607.06%
Other Race296.08%
Islander763.64%
Native American52.75%

Texarkana Veterans by Race

Texarkana Veterans by Education

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16.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Texarkana Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Texarkana Employment by Age

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Texarkana Employment by Race

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Texarkana 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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37.13%

Born in Texarkana

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.12%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Texarkana residents were born in the United States, with 37.13% having been born in Arkansas. 1.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Texarkana Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,473-92-0.31%
202029,565-92-0.31%
201929,657-92-0.31%
201829,749-293-0.98%
201730,042-6-0.02%
201630,048-69-0.23%
201530,1172110.71%
201429,906360.12%
201329,870-138-0.46%
201230,008-96-0.32%
201130,1041280.43%
201029,9763,5281.26%
200026,4483,8171.57%
199022,6311,1720.53%
198021,459-223-0.10%
197021,6821,8940.92%
196019,7883,9132.23%
195015,8754,0542.99%
194011,8211,0570.94%
193010,7642,5072.69%
19208,2572,6023.86%
19105,6557411.41%
19004,9141,3863.37%
18903,5280.00%

Texarkana Population by Year