Pulaski County, Arkansas Population 2021

Pulaski County, Arkansas's estimated population is 391,897 with a growth rate of -0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pulaski County, Arkansas is the 2nd largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 Population was 383,538 and has seen a growth of 2.18% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021391,897-7-0.00%
2020391,904-7-0.00%
2019391,911-7-0.00%
2018391,918-1,362-0.35%
2017393,280-871-0.22%
2016394,1515750.15%
2015393,5766240.16%
2014392,9521,4400.37%
2013391,5122,2870.59%
2012389,2252,2350.58%
2011386,9903,4520.90%
2010383,53833,8789.69%
1990349,6609,0472.66%
1980340,61353,42418.60%
1970287,18944,20918.19%
1960242,98046,29523.54%
1950196,68540,60026.01%
1940156,08518,35813.33%
1930137,72728,26325.82%
1920109,46422,71326.18%
191086,75123,57237.31%
190063,17915,85033.49%
189047,32914,71345.11%
188032,6165501.72%
187032,06620,367174.09%
186011,6996,042106.81%
18505,6573075.74%
18405,3502,955123.38%
18302,39547224.54%
18201,9230.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.00%
County Website
Founded
December 15, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
383,538
Growth (since 2010)
2.18%
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Pulaski County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White219,76355.92%
Black or African American144,80236.85%
Two or More Races10,8002.75%
Asian8,8012.24%
Some Other Race7,4211.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1710.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2090.05%
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Pulaski County, Arkansas Population by Race

Pulaski County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2021

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Median Age

37.2


Total

35.7


Male

38.8


Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Adults

There are 301,305 adults, (58,959 of whom are seniors) in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pulaski County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

205,072

52.19%

Male

187,895

47.81%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Population by Age

Pulaski County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All58.8%41.2%
Non Family47%53%
Male46.3%53.7%
Female38.2%61.8%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pulaski County, Arkansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All158,0512.4458.8
Married62,5763.1180.6
Non Family62,2381.2347
Female26,1423.4938.2
Male7,0953.4146.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,9073.34%
9th to 12th Grade16,8326.31%
High School Graduate69,24425.96%
Some College61,11222.91%
Associates Degree19,1297.17%
Bachelors Degree55,20720.69%
Graduate Degree36,33413.62%
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Pulaski County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pulaski County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White155,104145,78665,838
Black88,81377,33818,675
Hispanic12,1157,9341,629
Asian6,0765,6473,639
Multiple Races4,3553,9031,510
Other Race3,7132,225410
Native American805699141
Islander179151116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 64.80%.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,002$42,597$34,514
Less Than High School$22,760$26,061$18,000
High School Grad$29,491$32,102$25,832
Some College$32,748$37,081$30,250
Bachelors Degree$49,420$58,216$42,538
Graduate Degree$67,495$86,997$59,161

$38,002

Average Earnings

$42,597

Average Male

$34,514

Average Female

Pulaski County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language by Age

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

92.03% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Language

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black142,12536,71725.83%
White201,98719,9029.85%
Hispanic23,7206,23426.28%
Other7,2612,26631.21%
Multiple10,6441,99618.75%
Asian8,7508419.61%
Native1,16742636.50%

16.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.59%

Male Poverty Rate

17.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is Native, with 36.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pulaski County, Arkansas is Asian, with 9.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.21%.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.78%
High School17.03%
Some College13.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.08%
Male Unemployed25.39%
Female Employed8.34%
Male Employed6.41%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pulaski County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,749$78,246
Families$68,090$97,408
Married Families$91,764$122,684
Non Families$34,413$46,013
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Income by Household Type

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

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Pulaski 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 45-54.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Marital Status

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27,226

Number of Veterans

24,356

Male Veterans

2,870

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,023
First Gulf War6,650
Second Gulf War6,562
Korea1,776
World War II710

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546,992
55 to 646,136
65 to 746,131
75+4,977
18 to 342,990

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17,1449.69%
Black9,1368.78%
Hispanic6404.39%
2 or More5009.21%
Other2184.94%
Asian1221.79%
Indian788.91%
Hawaiian2817.28%

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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10.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment by Age

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment by Race

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Pulaski County, Arkansas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.81%

Born in Arkansas

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

3.27%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Pulaski County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 65.81% having been born in Arkansas. 3.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pulaski County, Arkansas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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