Waldron, Arkansas Population 2024

3,340

Waldron is a city located in Scott County Arkansas. Waldron has a 2024 population of 3,340. It is also the county seat of Scott County.Waldron is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,380 in 2020.

The average household income in Waldron is $45,589 with a poverty rate of 23.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Waldron is 39.2 years, 31.4 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Waldron Demographics

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

  • White: 79.88%
  • Other race: 12.86%
  • Two or more races: 7.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
Land Area (mi²)
5.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
585.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.18% (-40)
The current population of Waldron, Arkansas is 3,340 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,380.

Waldron, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,69679.88%
Other race43412.86%
Two or more races2407.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.15%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Waldron Population by Race

Waldron Population Pyramid 2024

Waldron Median Age

39.2

Total

31.4

Male

45.4

Female

Waldron Adults

There are 2,571 adults, (579 of whom are seniors) in Waldron.

Waldron Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waldron Sex Ratio

Female1,54245.69%
Male1,83354.31%

Waldron Population by Age

Waldron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3002.5457.242.8
Married6392.7465.734.3
Non Family4511.0442.157.9
Female1245.4866.133.9
Male864.6459.340.7
showing: 5 rows

3.29

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Waldron 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

Waldron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waldron Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 14.77%.

Waldron Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$25,614

Average Earnings

$26,733

Average Male

$23,431

Average Female

Waldron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waldron Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Waldron Language

87.67% of Waldron residents speak only English, while 12.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.87% of the population.

Waldron Language

Waldron Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,49074730%
Multiple240187.5%
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23.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.74%

Male Poverty Rate

26.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waldron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waldron is White, with 30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waldron is Multiple, with 7.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.65%.

Waldron Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25.17%
Some College20.83%
Less Than 9th Grade19.5%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%
showing: 4 rows

Waldron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed40.35%
Female Unemployed32.73%
Female Employed11.81%
Male Employed10.42%
showing: 4 rows

Waldron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waldron Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Waldron Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Waldron Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Waldron 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.

Waldron Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Waldron Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

202

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Waldron Veterans by War

count

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Waldron Veterans by Age

count

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Waldron Veterans by Race

Waldron Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waldron Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Waldron Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Waldron Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Waldron 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

63.56%

Born in Waldron

93.48%

Native Born

6.52%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

4.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.48% of Waldron residents were born in the United States, with 63.56% having been born in Arkansas. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waldron Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,305-7-0.21%
20283,312-7-0.21%
20273,319-7-0.21%
20263,326-7-0.21%
20253,333-7-0.21%
20243,340-7-0.21%
20233,347-7-0.21%
20223,354-7-0.21%
20213,361-19-0.56%
20203,380220.66%
20193,358-29-0.86%
20183,387-25-0.73%
20173,412110.32%
20163,401-77-2.21%
20153,47890.26%
20143,469-79-2.23%
20133,548-35-0.98%
20123,583-79-2.16%
20113,662-7-0.19%
20103,6691614.59%
20003,50848416.01%
19903,02438214.46%
19802,642
showing: 23 rows

Waldron Population by Year