Jackson County, Arkansas Population 2024

16,312

Jackson County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 16,312 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, Arkansas is the 46th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 18,066 and has seen a growth of -9.71% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,532-156-0.99%
202815,688-156-0.98%
202715,844-156-0.98%
202616,000-156-0.97%
202516,156-156-0.96%
202416,312-156-0.95%
202316,468-156-0.94%
202216,624-156-0.93%
202116,780250.15%
202016,755-27-0.16%
201916,78260.04%
201816,776-257-1.51%
201717,033-281-1.62%
201617,314-72-0.41%
201517,386-222-1.26%
201417,608-133-0.75%
201317,741500.28%
201217,691-207-1.16%
201117,898-168-0.93%
201018,066
199018,944-2,702-12.48%
198021,6461,1945.84%
197020,452-2,391-10.47%
196022,843-3,069-11.84%
195025,912-515-1.95%
194026,427-1,516-5.43%
193027,9432,4979.81%
192025,4461,9458.28%
191023,5015,11827.84%
190018,3833,20421.11%
189015,1794,30239.55%
188010,8773,60949.66%
18707,268-3,225-30.73%
186010,4937,407240.02%
18503,0861,546100.39%
18401,5401,207362.46%
1830333-15,199-97.86%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.95% (-156)
County Website
Jackson County
County Seat
2010 Population
18,066
Area
634 mi²
Density
26 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-9.71% (-1,754)
Founded
November 5, 1829

Jackson County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,77076.08%
Black or African American2,04112.16%
Two or more races1,82110.85%
Asian730.43%
Other race560.33%
Native American150.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.05%
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jackson County, Arkansas Population by Race

Jackson County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Jackson County, Arkansas Median Age

40.2

Total

37.9

Male

41.7

Female

Jackson County, Arkansas Adults

There are 13,515 adults, (2,983 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, Arkansas.

Jackson County, Arkansas Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female8,36549.84%
Male8,41950.16%

Jackson County, Arkansas Population by Age

Jackson County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,1162.3766.633.4
Married2,4353.0984.415.6
Non Family2,3211.1454.945.1
Female8923.552.247.8
Male4682.5759.840.2
showing: 5 rows

3.01

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jackson 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

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

Jackson 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 31.25%.

Jackson County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,514

Average Earnings

$41,548

Average Male

$21,742

Average Female

Jackson County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jackson County, Arkansas Language

98.16% of Jackson County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 1.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.1% of the population.

Jackson County, Arkansas Language

Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,1721,96717.61%
Multiple1,69252631.09%
Black1,48543028.96%
Hispanic47718037.74%
Other551527.27%
Islander22100%
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20.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.54%

Male Poverty Rate

24.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Arkansas is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, Arkansas is White, with 17.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.4%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.76%.

Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.26%
High School19.31%
Some College14.57%
Bachelors or Greater13.15%
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Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.84%
Male Unemployed23.85%
Female Employed14.47%
Male Employed5.96%
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Jackson County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jackson County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jackson County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jackson County, Arkansas 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.

Jackson County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jackson County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

792

Number of Veterans

752

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by War

count

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Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.8%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jackson 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

81.12%

Born in Jackson County, Arkansas

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of Jackson County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 81.12% having been born in Arkansas. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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