Poinsett County, Arkansas Population 2024

22,025

Poinsett County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 22,025 with a growth rate of -1.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Poinsett County, Arkansas is the 26th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 24,510 and has seen a growth of -10.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202920,850-235-1.11%
202821,085-235-1.1%
202721,320-235-1.09%
202621,555-235-1.08%
202521,790-235-1.07%
202422,025-235-1.06%
202322,260-235-1.04%
202222,495-235-1.03%
202122,730-222-0.97%
202022,952-550-2.34%
201923,502-375-1.57%
201823,877-205-0.85%
201724,082890.37%
201623,993-11-0.05%
201524,004-147-0.61%
201424,151-33-0.14%
201324,184-110-0.45%
201224,294-151-0.62%
201124,445-65-0.27%
201024,510
199024,664-2,368-8.76%
198027,0322100.78%
197026,822-4,012-13.01%
196030,834-8,477-21.56%
195039,3111,6414.36%
194037,6707,97526.86%
193029,6958,84742.44%
192020,8488,05762.99%
191012,7915,76682.08%
19007,0252,75364.44%
18904,2722,08094.89%
18802,19247227.44%
18701,720-1,901-52.5%
18603,6211,31356.89%
18502,30898874.85%
18401,320-19,530-93.67%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.06% (-235)
County Website
Poinsett County
County Seat
2020 Population
22,952
Area
758 mi²
Density
29 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-4.04% (-927)
Founded
February 28, 1838

Poinsett County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,68585.6%
Two or more races2,0258.81%
Black or African American9884.3%
Other race2220.97%
Native American600.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.05%
Asian50.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Poinsett County, Arkansas Population by Race

Poinsett County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Poinsett County, Arkansas Median Age

39.9

Total

38.3

Male

41.3

Female

Poinsett County, Arkansas Adults

There are 17,501 adults, (4,200 of whom are seniors) in Poinsett County, Arkansas.

Poinsett County, Arkansas Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Poinsett County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female11,75151.1%
Male11,24648.9%

Poinsett County, Arkansas Population by Age

Poinsett County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,0822.4963.636.4
Married3,9223.1577.622.4
Non Family3,2491.250.949.1
Female1,3913.452.847.2
Male5203.2366.733.3
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

63.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Poinsett 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

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

Poinsett 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 asian people with a rate of 80%.

Poinsett County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,677

Average Earnings

$42,376

Average Male

$29,480

Average Female

Poinsett County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poinsett County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Poinsett County, Arkansas Language

97.79% of Poinsett County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Poinsett County, Arkansas Language

Poinsett County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,2053,61218.81%
Multiple1,97347123.87%
Black96044446.25%
Hispanic79026233.16%
Other1909047.37%
Native603965%
Asian5240%
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20.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.04%

Male Poverty Rate

23.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poinsett County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poinsett County, Arkansas is Native, with 65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poinsett County, Arkansas is White, with 18.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.15%.

Poinsett County, Arkansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.51%
High School16.69%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%
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Poinsett County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed51.79%
Male Unemployed37.1%
Female Employed10.41%
Male Employed8.01%
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Poinsett County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poinsett County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Poinsett County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Poinsett County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Poinsett 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 35-44.

Poinsett County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Poinsett County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

894

Number of Veterans

856

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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Poinsett County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Poinsett County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Poinsett County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Poinsett County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poinsett County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Poinsett County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Poinsett County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Poinsett 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

75.58%

Born in Poinsett County, Arkansas

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Poinsett County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 75.58% having been born in Arkansas. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Poinsett County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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