Washington County, Arkansas Population 2021

Washington County, Arkansas's estimated population is 244,339 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Washington County, Arkansas is the 4th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 Population was 204,024 and has seen a growth of 19.76% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021244,3392,5761.07%
2020241,7632,5761.08%
2019239,1872,5761.09%
2018236,6113,8791.67%
2017232,7324,2501.86%
2016228,4824,0481.80%
2015224,4344,4932.04%
2014219,9413,9411.82%
2013216,0004,2442.00%
2012211,7563,7051.78%
2011208,0514,0271.97%
2010204,02490,61579.90%
1990113,40912,91512.85%
1980100,49423,12429.89%
197077,37021,57338.66%
196055,7975,81811.64%
195049,9798,86521.56%
194041,1141,8594.74%
193039,2553,78710.68%
192035,4681,5794.66%
191033,889-367-1.07%
190034,2562,2326.97%
189032,0248,18034.31%
188023,8446,57838.10%
187017,2662,59317.67%
186014,6734,70347.17%
18509,9702,82239.48%
18407,1484,966227.59%
18302,1820.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.07%
County Website
Founded
October 17, 1828
County Seat
2010 Population
204,024
Growth Since 2010
19.76%
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Washington County, Arkansas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White179,29277.18%
Some Other Race23,2159.99%
Black or African American8,5453.68%
Two or More Races8,1443.51%
Asian5,7672.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5,2742.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,0520.88%
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Washington County, Arkansas Population by Race

Washington County, Arkansas Population Pyramid $2021

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Washington County, Arkansas Median Age

32


Total

31.1


Male

32.9


Female

Washington County, Arkansas Adults

There are 175,263 adults, (26,461 of whom are seniors) in Washington County, Arkansas.

Washington County, Arkansas Age Dependency

56.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Washington County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female

116,373

50.10%

Male

115,916

49.90%

Washington County, Arkansas Population by Age

Washington County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Washington County, Arkansas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All52.6%47.4%
Male41.5%58.5%
Female36.1%63.9%
Non Family33.7%66.3%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Washington County, Arkansas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All87,3252.5752.6
Married40,8243.2872.5
Non Family32,3261.433.7
Female8,6033.2136.1
Male5,5723.1541.5

3.17

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Washington County, Arkansas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,5156.75%
9th to 12th Grade11,6338.25%
High School Graduate36,27325.73%
Some College28,96720.54%
Associates Degree7,6445.42%
Bachelors Degree28,30320.07%
Graduate Degree18,66513.24%
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Washington County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Washington County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White108,09499,34741,080
Hispanic18,6018,9881,641
Other Race10,7364,644639
Black4,2213,7571,105
Asian3,3132,7781,956
2+ Races3,2012,7431,005
Islander2,5981,30242
Native American1,2781,127248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.04%.

Washington County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,817$40,229$31,422
Less Than 9th Grade$25,102$26,758$22,013
High School Graduate$30,336$32,156$26,061
Some College$33,438$38,938$30,564
Bachelors Degree$47,079$54,891$40,722
Graduate Degree$61,262$73,508$54,552

$35,817

Average Earnings

$40,229

Average Male

$31,422

Average Female

Washington County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Washington County, Arkansas Language by Age

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Washington County, Arkansas Language

82.00% of Washington County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 18.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.13% of the population.

Washington County, Arkansas Language

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White158,37721,31713.46%
Hispanic38,6569,71225.12%
Other23,2065,91825.50%
Multiple7,9921,80722.61%
Black7,5011,79523.93%
Islander5,2391,33025.39%
Asian5,53089516.18%
Native1,96733116.83%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.61%

Male Poverty Rate

17.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Washington County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Arkansas is Other, with 25.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Washington County, Arkansas is White, with 13.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.01%
High School12.99%
Some College11.59%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.94%
Male Unemployed38.14%
Female Employed10.42%
Male Employed8.28%

Washington County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Washington County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,451$72,327
Families$63,719$89,346
Married Families$76,686$104,217
Non Families$29,099$40,990
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Income by Household Type

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

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Washington 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.

Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

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Washington County, Arkansas Marital Status

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11,960

Number of Veterans

11,023

Male Veterans

937

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,084
Second Gulf War2,775
First Gulf War2,526
Korea1,000
World War II412

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,056
65 to 742,880
75+2,635
55 to 641,921
18 to 341,468

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,0677.82%
Black4847.96%
Hispanic4181.76%
2+ Races1333.24%
Native American1327.83%
Other Race580.42%
Asian450.99%
Islander411.24%

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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8.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Washington County, Arkansas Employment by Age

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Washington County, Arkansas Employment by Race

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Washington 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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49.29%

Born in Washington County, Arkansas

88.95%

Native Born

11.05%

Foreign Born

8.20%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.95% of Washington County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 49.29% having been born in Arkansas. 8.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Washington 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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