Drew County, Arkansas Population 2024

16,593

Drew County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 16,593 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Drew County, Arkansas is the 44th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 18,666 and has seen a growth of -11.11% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,798-159-1%
202815,957-159-0.99%
202716,116-159-0.98%
202616,275-159-0.97%
202516,434-159-0.96%
202416,593-159-0.95%
202316,752-159-0.94%
202216,911-159-0.93%
202117,070-244-1.41%
202017,314-778-4.3%
201918,092-210-1.15%
201818,302-70-0.38%
201718,372-202-1.09%
201618,574-41-0.22%
201518,615-28-0.15%
201418,643-41-0.22%
201318,684-105-0.56%
201218,789540.29%
201118,735690.37%
201018,666
199017,369-541-3.02%
198017,9102,75318.16%
197015,157-56-0.37%
196015,213-2,746-15.29%
195017,959-1,872-9.44%
194019,831-97-0.49%
193019,928-1,894-8.68%
192021,822-138-0.63%
191021,9602,50912.9%
190019,4512,09912.1%
189017,3525,12141.87%
188012,2312,27122.8%
18709,9608829.72%
18609,0785,802177.11%
18503,276-12,522-79.26%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.95% (-159)
County Website
Drew County
County Seat
2010 Population
18,666
Area
828 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.11% (-2,073)
Founded
November 26, 1846

Drew County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,65567.33%
Black or African American4,65426.89%
Two or more races6903.99%
Other race1771.02%
Asian1250.72%
Native American80.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Drew County, Arkansas Population by Race

Drew County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Drew County, Arkansas Median Age

37.5

Total

35.6

Male

39.2

Female

Drew County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,335 adults, (3,085 of whom are seniors) in Drew County, Arkansas.

Drew County, Arkansas Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Drew County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female8,90851.46%
Male8,40148.54%

Drew County, Arkansas Population by Age

Drew County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,9132.3867.132.9
Married3,1293.0980.719.3
Non Family2,6821.3154.945.1
Female8542.9559.840.2
Male2483.1252.847.2
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3

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Drew County, Arkansas 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

Drew County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Drew County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 30.31%.

Drew County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,074

Average Earnings

$45,021

Average Male

$37,769

Average Female

Drew County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Drew County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Drew County, Arkansas Language

95.74% of Drew County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Drew County, Arkansas Language

Drew County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,8891,80916.61%
Black4,2041,26130%
Hispanic66231046.83%
Multiple67313319.76%
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21.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.6%

Male Poverty Rate

23.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Drew County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Drew County, Arkansas is Hispanic, with 46.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Drew County, Arkansas is White, with 16.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.98%.

Drew County, Arkansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.93%
High School18.97%
Some College17.46%
Bachelors or Greater5.7%
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Drew County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.24%
Female Employed10.57%
Male Unemployed6.67%
Male Employed5.89%
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Drew County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Drew County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Drew County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Drew County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Drew County, Arkansas 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 35-44.

Drew County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Drew County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

933

Number of Veterans

899

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Drew County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Drew County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Drew County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Drew County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Drew County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Drew County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Drew County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Drew County, Arkansas 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

71.55%

Born in Drew County, Arkansas

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

1.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of Drew County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 71.55% having been born in Arkansas. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Drew County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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