Arkansas State Guides

Arkansas Information, Demograpgics, Realestate, Finance, Education, Media, Town and City

State Guides

flightsAirports and Airlines: Airports in the state of Arkansas.
blue pagesBlue Pages: State facts, information and gov links.
chambers of commerceChambers of Commerce: Chambers of Commerce throughout the state.
collegeColleges and Trade Schools: College and University information and Campus locations.
worldCounties in Arkansas: List of Counties in the State.
educationEducation: Education related sites for students, parents, educators and administrators.
golfGolf Courses: Golf Courses in the state, Golf Associations and Golfing Sites.
governmentGovernment Links: Local and State Government Sites.
hospitalsHospitals & Medical Facilities: Directory of Hospitals and Medical facilities in the state.
legalLegal Resources: Attorneys, Bar Associations, Courts, Documents and Records.
newspaperMedia: Television, Radio Stations, and Newspapers in Arkansas.
newspaperNewspapers: Newspapers Publications throughout the state.
radioRadio Stations: AM and FM Radio Stations in the state of Arkansas.
shopShopping Malls: Find local of shopping malls and shopping centers.
small businessSmall Business Resources: Resources for small businesses. Start, ManAge, or Promote a business.
worldState Facts: State specific information, facts, figures, slogans and symbols.
televisionTelevision: Local television stations, cable TV, Satellite TV and broadcasting sites.
worldTowns and Cities: Official Town and City Websites in the state of Arkansas.
worldTravel and Tourism: Visitor and Travel information, secure online reservations.
yellow pagesYellow Pages: Business Directory.
Zoos: Directory of Zoos, Aquariums, Animal Sanctuaries, Safaris, and Preserves.

Interactive Arkansas Counties Map

Population Over Time

According to census 2019 five year estimate, the Arkansas population is 2,999,370 and in 2018 population is 2,990,671, with a change of 0.29%. From Year 2010 to 2019 the population changed to 4.22%.

Population 20192,999,370
Population 20182,990,671
Population 20172,977,944
Population 20162,968,472
Population 20152,958,208
Population 20142,947,036
Population 20132,933,369
Population 20122,916,372
Population 20112,895,928
Population 20102,872,684

Age Distribution/Median Age

The Median Age (half are younger, and half older, than this Age) of Arkansas is 38.1.

Age Under 5 years188,960
Age 5 to 9 years197,958
Age 10 to 14 years197,958
Age 15 to 19 years200,958
Age 20 to 24 years200,958
Age 25 to 34 years392,917
Age 35 to 44 years368,923
Age 45 to 54 years371,922
Age 55 to 59 years194,959
Age 60 to 64 years185,961
Age 65 to 74 years290,939
Age 75 to 84 years152,968
Age 85 years and over56,988

16.63% percent of people in Arkansas are aged 65 years and over. 23.48% percent of people are aged under 18 years in Arkansas.

Median Age Over Time

The Median age compared to 2018 changed 0.2 years while compared to 2010 changed 0.9 years (Negative indicates median age is decreasing and Positive means median age increasing).

Median Age 201938.1
Median Age 201837.9
Median Age 201737.9
Median Age 201637.7
Median Age 201537.7
Median Age 201437.6
Median Age 201337.5
Median Age 201237.4
Median Age 201137.3
Median Age 201037.2


In Arkansas, 72.4% people are white alone and 2.3% people are with two and more races.

White alone2,171,544
Black or African American alone455,904
Two or more races68,986
Asian alone44,991
American Indian and Alaska Native alone17,996
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone8,998

Hispanic or Latino

7.5% people are Hispanic or Latino and 5.4% people are Mexican.

Other Hispanic or Latino53,989
Puerto Rican5,999

Marital Status

Approximately 27.9% of people over the age of 15 have never married.
Approximately 49.6% of the population is currently in a marriage.
Never married includes those who've never entered a marriage and those whose first marriage was annulled. Married includes common law marriages and live-in couples and excludes separated marriages.

Now married (except separated)49.6
Never married27.9

Arkansas Home Price Index

Arkansas Home Median value is $127800.
The Home value change from 2019 to 2018 is 3.52% and from 2010 to 2019 is 19.95%.

Real Estate 2019 Median Value$127,800
Real Estate 2018 Median Value$123,300
Real Estate 2017 Median Value$118,500
Real Estate 2016 Median Value$114,700
Real Estate 2015 Median Value$111,400
Real Estate 2014 Median Value$108,700
Real Estate 2013 Median Value$107,300
Real Estate 2012 Median Value$106,300
Real Estate 2011 Median Value$105,100
Real Estate 2010 Median Value$102,300

Monthly Rent Prices

The Average Gross Monthly Rent price for house in Arkansas is $745.
From 2010 to 2019 17.18% changed in Market rent in Arkansas.

Median Gross Rent 2019$745
Median Gross Rent 2018$729
Median Gross Rent 2017$709
Median Gross Rent 2016$689
Median Gross Rent 2015$677
Median Gross Rent 2014$675
Median Gross Rent 2013$661
Median Gross Rent 2012$649
Median Gross Rent 2011$637
Median Gross Rent 2010$617

Fuel Type

Utility gas442,718
Bottled, tank, or LP gas79,643
No fuel used3,164
Other fuel3,067
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1,072
Solar energy333
Coal or coke47

Annual Household Income

Approximately 26.1% of Arkansas population lives in a low-income household, or a household with an annual income of less than $25,000.
Lower Middle Class: The Second common household income level is lower middle class with approximately 55.4% of Arkansas residents living in a household earning an annual income between $25,000 and $100,000.
Upper Middle Class: 18.6% Arkansas residents living in a household earning an annual income more then $100K.

Estimate; Less than $10,0007.8
Estimate; $10,000 to $14,9996.0
Estimate; $15,000 to $24,99912.3
Estimate; $25,000 to $34,99911.6
Estimate; $35,000 to $49,99914.5
Estimate; $50,000 to $74,99918.1
Estimate; $75,000 to $99,99911.2
Estimate; $100,000 to $149,99911.3
Estimate; $150,000 to $199,9993.7
Estimate; $200,000 or more3.6

Median Income Over Time

The Median income from 2019 to 2010 changed to 17.5%

Median Income 2019 (Dollars)$47597
Median Income 2018 (Dollars)$45726
Median Income 2017 (Dollars)$43813
Median Income 2016 (Dollars)$42336
Median Income 2015 (Dollars)$41371
Median Income 2014 (Dollars)$41264
Median Income 2013 (Dollars)$40768
Median Income 2012 (Dollars)$40531
Median Income 2011 (Dollars)$40149
Median Income 2010 (Dollars)$39267

Employment Statistics

Arkansas unemployment rate is 6.3 %.
Employed and unemployed numbers only account for people within the labor force. To be in the labor force one has to be at least 16 Years of Age and not institutionalized. The U.S. Armed forces include people on active duty in the Army, Air Force, Navy Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

Labor Force Participation Rate 201758.1
Employment/Population Ratio 201754.3
Unemployment Rate 20176.3
Labor Force Participation Rate 201658.3
Employment/Population Ratio 201654.1
Unemployment Rate 20166.9
Labor Force Participation Rate 201558.7
Employment/Population Ratio 201553.9
Unemployment Rate 20157.7
Labor Force Participation Rate 201459.2
Employment/Population Ratio 201454.1
Unemployment Rate 20148.4

Occupation Distribution

Educational services, and health care and social assistance318,671
Retail trade172,638
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services104,600
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services98,757
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities74,808
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing61,690
Other services, except public administration61,304
Public administration58,001
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining36,635
Wholesale trade31,705

Highest Degree Attained

Approximately 22% of the Arkansas population attained Percent bachelor's degree or higher, and 85.6% people attained Percent high school graduate or higher. 88.8% of Arkansas children enrolled in in public school and 11.2 % children enrolled in Private schools.

Enrolment Distributions

The Total Population 3 Years and over enrolled in school is 738,272.

Elementary school (grades 1-8)313,027
College or graduate school176,447
High school (grades 9-12)159,467
Nursery school, preschool50,202