Pope County, Arkansas Population 2024

64,683

Pope County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 64,683 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pope County, Arkansas is the 11th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 62,110 and has seen a growth of 4.14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202966,2283090.47%
202865,9193090.47%
202765,6103090.47%
202665,3013090.48%
202564,9923090.48%
202464,6833090.48%
202364,3743090.48%
202264,0653090.48%
202163,7563530.56%
202063,403-742-1.16%
201964,1455680.89%
201863,577-80-0.13%
201763,657-259-0.41%
201663,9162740.43%
201563,6424970.79%
201463,1455330.85%
201362,612-41-0.07%
201262,653-41-0.07%
201162,6945840.94%
201062,110
199045,8836,86217.59%
198039,02110,41436.4%
197028,6077,43035.09%
196021,177-2,114-9.08%
195023,291-2,391-9.31%
194025,682-865-3.26%
193026,547-606-2.23%
192027,1532,62610.71%
191024,5272,81212.95%
190021,7152,25711.6%
189019,4585,13635.86%
188014,3225,93670.78%
18708,3865036.38%
18607,8833,17367.37%
18504,7101,86065.26%
18402,8501,36792.18%
18301,483-64,745-97.76%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.48% (309)
County Website
Pope County
County Seat
2010 Population
62,110
Area
813 mi²
Density
80 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
4.14% (2,573)
Founded
November 2, 1829

Pope County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54,26885.5%
Two or more races3,8446.06%
Other race2,3433.69%
Black or African American1,5762.48%
Native American7701.21%
Asian6391.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander350.06%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pope County, Arkansas Population by Race

Pope County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

Pope County, Arkansas Median Age

36.7

Total

35.6

Male

37.4

Female

Pope County, Arkansas Adults

There are 48,926 adults, (10,106 of whom are seniors) in Pope County, Arkansas.

Pope County, Arkansas Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pope County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female32,07450.53%
Male31,40149.47%

Pope County, Arkansas Population by Age

Pope County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All23,6842.547228
Married11,8723.2183.816.2
Non Family7,8671.2361.238.8
Female2,8973.258.341.7
Male1,0482.9857.542.5
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3.12

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pope 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

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

Pope 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.24%.

Pope County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,634

Average Earnings

$48,753

Average Male

$31,178

Average Female

Pope County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pope County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pope County, Arkansas Language

91.02% of Pope County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 8.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.19% of the population.

Pope County, Arkansas Language

Pope County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White49,9188,42016.87%
Hispanic5,9151,36123.01%
Multiple3,6851,22633.27%
Other2,28962127.13%
Black1,08212911.92%
Native736496.66%
Asian509265.11%
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17.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.53%

Male Poverty Rate

21.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pope County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Arkansas is Multiple, with 33.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pope County, Arkansas is Asian, with 5.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.68%.

Pope County, Arkansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.98%
High School19.96%
Some College10.49%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%
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Pope County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.35%
Male Unemployed23.02%
Female Employed13.57%
Male Employed7.22%
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Pope County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pope County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pope County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Pope County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pope 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.

Pope County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pope County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,873

Number of Veterans

3,544

Male Veterans

329

Female Veterans

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Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pope County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pope County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pope County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pope 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

61.73%

Born in Pope County, Arkansas

94.38%

Native Born

5.62%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

2.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.38% of Pope County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 61.73% having been born in Arkansas. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pope County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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