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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

Arkansas

Number

Percent

Total population2,673,400100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male1,304,69348.8
Female1,368,70751.2
Under 5 years181,5856.8
5 to 9 years187,2247.0
10 to 14 years192,9357.2
15 to 19 years198,7657.4
20 to 24 years181,5986.8
25 to 34 years352,84513.2
35 to 44 years398,12714.9
45 to 54 years349,51913.1
55 to 59 years139,3935.2
60 to 64 years117,3904.4
65 to 74 years198,3347.4
75 to 84 years129,1934.8
85 years and over46,4921.7
Median age (years)36.0(X)
18 years and over1,993,03174.6
Male
955,41835.7
Female
1,037,61338.8
21 years and over1,873,35970.1
62 years and over442,58816.6
65 years and over374,01914.0
Male
154,4285.8
Female
219,5918.2
RACE
One race2,637,65698.7
White
2,138,59880.0
Black or African American
418,95015.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
17,8080.7
Asian
20,2200.8
Asian Indian
3,1040.1
Chinese
3,1260.1
Filipino
2,4890.1
Japanese
1,0360.0
Korean
1,5500.1
Vietnamese
3,9740.1

Other Asian 1

4,9410.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,6680.1
Native Hawaiian
2950.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
2310.0
Samoan
1760.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

9660.0
Some other race
40,4121.5
Two or more races35,7441.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White2,170,53481.2
Black or African American427,15216.0
American Indian and Alaska Native37,0021.4
Asian25,4011.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3,1290.1
Some other race48,2671.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population2,673,400100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)86,8663.2
Mexican
61,2042.3
Puerto Rican
2,4730.1
Cuban
9500.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
22,2390.8
Not Hispanic or Latino2,586,53496.8
White alone
2,100,13578.6
RELATIONSHIP
Total population2,673,400100.0
In households2,599,49297.2
Householder
1,042,69639.0
Spouse
566,40121.2
Child
759,75728.4
Own child under 18 years
601,71122.5
Other relatives
131,6354.9
Under 18 years
62,1672.3
Nonrelatives
99,0033.7
Unmarried partner
40,5431.5
In group quarters73,9082.8
Institutionalized population
45,1521.7
Noninstitutionalized population
28,7561.1
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households1,042,696100.0
Family households (families)732,26170.2
With own children under 18 years
334,60432.1
Married-couple family
566,40154.3
With own children under 18 years
237,17422.7
Female householder, no husband present
126,56112.1
With own children under 18 years
76,7747.4
Nonfamily households310,43529.8
Householder living alone
266,58525.6
Householder 65 years and over
108,64410.4
Households with individuals under 18 years371,33135.6
Households with individuals 65 years and over263,52125.3
Average household size2.49(X)
Average family size2.99(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units1,173,043100.0
Occupied housing units1,042,69688.9
Vacant housing units130,34711.1
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
29,0122.5
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.5(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)9.6(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units1,042,696100.0
Owner-occupied housing units723,53569.4
Renter-occupied housing units319,16130.6
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.54(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.40(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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