White County, Arkansas Population 2024

78,951

White County, Arkansas's estimated 2024 population is 78,951 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. White County, Arkansas is the 9th largest county in Arkansas. The 2010 population was 77,349 and has seen a growth of 2.07% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202981,9415980.74%
202881,3435980.74%
202780,7455980.75%
202680,1475980.75%
202579,5495980.76%
202478,9515980.76%
202378,3535980.77%
202277,7555980.78%
202177,1573060.4%
202076,851-1,770-2.25%
201978,6212310.29%
201878,390-554-0.7%
201778,94430%
201678,941-13-0.02%
201578,9544540.58%
201478,500-90-0.11%
201378,590-69-0.09%
201278,6595720.73%
201178,0877380.95%
201077,349
199054,6763,8417.56%
198050,83511,58229.51%
197039,2536,50819.87%
196032,745-5,295-13.92%
195038,0408642.32%
194037,176-1,093-2.86%
193038,2693,66610.59%
192034,6036,02921.1%
191028,5743,71014.92%
190024,8641,9188.36%
189022,9465,15228.95%
188017,7947,44771.97%
187010,3472,03124.42%
18608,3165,697217.53%
18502,6191,690181.92%
1840929-81,012-98.87%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.76% (598)
County Website
White County
County Seat
2010 Population
77,349
Area
1035 mi²
Density
76 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.07% (1,602)
Founded
October 23, 1835

White County, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White68,35088.63%
Two or more races3,8875.04%
Black or African American3,3734.37%
Other race6900.89%
Asian6670.86%
Native American1510.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

White County, Arkansas Population by Race

White County, Arkansas Population Pyramid 2024

White County, Arkansas Median Age

38.3

Total

37.5

Male

39.1

Female

White County, Arkansas Adults

There are 59,234 adults, (12,704 of whom are seniors) in White County, Arkansas.

White County, Arkansas Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

White County, Arkansas Sex Ratio

Female39,41451.11%
Male37,70448.89%

White County, Arkansas Population by Age

White County, Arkansas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All28,7882.5666.433.6
Married14,6433.282.117.9
Non Family9,2301.2152.347.7
Female3,7043.1339.860.2
Male1,2113.3464.935.1
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3.11

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

White 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

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

White 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 asian people with a rate of 91.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.62%.

White County, Arkansas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,769

Average Earnings

$46,183

Average Male

$29,185

Average Female

White County, Arkansas Earnings by Educational Attainment

White County, Arkansas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

White County, Arkansas Language

95.28% of White County, Arkansas residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

White County, Arkansas Language

White County, Arkansas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White63,3969,13114.4%
Hispanic3,51197127.66%
Black3,10781526.23%
Multiple3,78480321.22%
Asian66126540.09%
Other67515422.81%
Native1513825.17%
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16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.27%

Male Poverty Rate

18.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in White County, Arkansas

The race most likely to be in poverty in White County, Arkansas is Asian, with 40.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in White County, Arkansas is White, with 14.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.6%.

White County, Arkansas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
High School15.64%
Some College11.46%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%
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White County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.92%
Male Unemployed25.36%
Female Employed10.81%
Male Employed5.61%
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White County, Arkansas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

White County, Arkansas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

White County, Arkansas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

White County, Arkansas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

White 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.

White County, Arkansas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

White County, Arkansas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,534

Number of Veterans

4,272

Male Veterans

262

Female Veterans

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White County, Arkansas Veterans by War

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White County, Arkansas Veterans by Age

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White County, Arkansas Veterans by Race

White County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

White County, Arkansas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

White County, Arkansas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

White County, Arkansas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

White 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

64.29%

Born in White County, Arkansas

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of White County, Arkansas residents were born in the United States, with 64.29% having been born in Arkansas. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

White County, Arkansas Place of Birth

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