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Ashley County, AR


Designated Market Area: Monroe-El Dorado, LA-AR
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 18,354   ( 3,499 from 2010)
Land area: 925.5 square miles
Population density: 19.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:12,497 68.09% 16.1%
Black:4,29423.40% 23.6%
Indian:760.41% 43.4%
Asian:490.27% 16.7%
2+ races:2491.36% 50.9%
Hispanic:1,1896.48% 11.2%
Total non-White:5,85731.91% 15.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:458 12.0
Deaths:71218.7
Net Migration: -438-11.5
Net Immigration: -4-0.1
Change in White population:-2,404 -11.0
Change in Non-White pop.:-1,095 -5.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
21,853
14,90168.19%
5,61925.71%
530.24%
420.19%
1650.76%
1,0694.89%
6,95231.81%

2000
24,209
16,70268.99%
6,50626.87%
340.14%
460.19%
1420.59%
7763.21%
7,50731.01%

1990
24,319
17,33071.26%
6,61427.20%
660.27%
230.09%
n/a
2861.18%
6,98928.74%

1980
26,538
19,16272.21%
7,19127.10%
350.13%
270.10%
n/a
1170.44%
7,37627.79%

1970
24,976
17,30969.30%
7,56330.28%
60.02%
30.01%
n/a
930.37%
7,667 30.70%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
2,726 11.3
2,3669.8
-2,626-10.8
980.4
-1,801 -7.4
-555 -2.3
1990's
NumberRate
3,484 14.3
2,80711.5
-752-3.1
660.3
-628 -2.6
518 2.1
1980's
NumberRate
3,782 14.3
2,618 9.9
-3,212 -12.1
n/a
-1,832 -6.9
-387 -1.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,065 -4.3
n/a
1,853 7.4
-291 -1.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Ashley County, AR

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
43.1
4,295 23.4%
14,059 76.6%
4,011 21.9%
7,194
2.62
4,461 62.0%
3,571 80.0%
339 7.6%
2,733 38.0%

2010
NumberPercent
40.3
5,330 24.4%
16,523 75.6%
3,544 16.2%
8,765
2.47
6,227 71.0%
4,510 72.4%
710 11.4%
2,538 29.0%

2000
NumberPercent
36.4
6,511 26.9%
17,698 73.1%
3,344 13.8%
9,365
2.56
6,926 74.0%
5,373 77.6%
684 9.9%
2,439 26.0%

1990
NumberPercent
34.0
6,837 28.1%
17,482 71.9%
3,546 14.6%
8,886
2.71
6,822 76.8%
5,455 80.0%
528 7.7%
2,064 23.2%

1980
NumberPercent
29.9
8,650 32.6%
17,888 67.4%
3,409 12.8%
9,039
2.91
7,167 79.3%
6,062 84.6%
530 7.4%
1,872 20.7%

2022 Housing Data for Ashley County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units9,432 
Median Value$86,600 
Occupied7,19476.3%
Vacant2,23823.7%
Owned5,34774.3%
Rented1,84725.7%
Median Rent$610 
Single-Family Units6,73871.4%
    Detached6,69371.0%
    Attached450.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units3723.9%
Mobile Homes1,90720.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Ashley County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0006469.0%
$10,000 to $14,9995728.0%
$15,000 to $19,9996719.3%
$20,000 to $24,9994836.7%
$25,000 to $29,9993074.3%
$30,000 to $34,9992563.6%
$35,000 to $39,9992864.0%
$40,000 to $44,9993845.3%
$45,000 to $49,9992884.0%
$50,000 to $59,9995327.4%
$60,000 to $74,99980611.2%
$75,000 to $99,99977510.8%
$100,000 to $124,9995858.1%
$125,000 to $149,9992753.8%
$150,000 to $199,9991702.4%
$200,000 or more1582.2%
Median Household Income44,804 
Per Capita Income25,568 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state94 
Compared to U.S.72 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI5647.8%
Public Assistance1822.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,16216.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,78455.0%
Unemployed3533.4%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force6,13758.4%
Not in Labor Force4,37241.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 45.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector2,3601,94854.8%
Non-Profit19740832.6%
Self-Employed3229277.8%
Local Government16241927.9%
State Government13239125.2%
Federal Government644857.1%
Total Private + Self2,6822,04056.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5551,26630.5%
Total3,2373,30649.5%
Pct. Govt.18.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5738.7%
Sales and Office Occupations1,15317.6%
Professional, Technical1,19818.2%
Service Occupations1,27719.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2213.4%
All others2,36736.0%
White Collar 44.5%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,14117.4%
Health care and social assistance89213.6%
Educational services83612.7%
Retail trade6109.3%
Accommodation and food services5518.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5147.8%
Public administration4226.4%
Transportation and warehousing4206.4%
Construction3895.9%
Other services2523.8%
Finance and insurance1261.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1221.9%
Professional, scientific, technical821.2%
Utilities761.2%
Information681.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing200.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction190.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation140.2%
Wholesale trade140.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Ashley County, AR

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,0275.40%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American90.05%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran30.02%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian60.03%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American730.38%
Argentinean660.35%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian70.04%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic550.29%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Japanese140.07%
Korean60.03%
Filipino50.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English17,03895.3%
Spanish7514.2%
Other Indo-European420.2%
Other Asian160.1%
German, other Germanic110.1%
Korean60.0%
Tagalog50.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American2,57813.6%
English1,5027.9%
Irish1,1956.3%
German7043.7%
Scottish1560.8%
European1520.8%
Italian1360.7%
African1230.6%
Scotch-Irish1100.6%
French870.5%
Welsh640.3%
Dutch410.2%
Swedish210.1%
Portuguese200.1%
French Canadian160.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen18,70598.4%
Not a citizen3131.6%
Native18,58197.7%
Foreign-born4372.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Ashley County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
736 5.6%1,132 8.6%6,404 48.4%3,419 25.9%1,090 8.2%441 3.3%
  Average years of education: 12.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 736 5.6%
9-12 Years 1,132 8.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 6,404 48.4%
Some College 3,419 25.9%
Bach. Degree 1,090 8.2%
Grad Degree 441 3.3%
Average years of education: 12.3

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Ashley County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 10,946 10,296 650 5.9% 6.8%
1991 11,055 10,258 797 7.2% 7.3%
1992 11,180 10,362 818 7.3% 7.0%
1993 10,897 10,140 757 6.9% 6.1%
1994 11,284 10,579 705 6.2% 5.4%
1995 11,134 10,477 657 5.9% 4.9%
1996 11,375 10,630 745 6.5% 5.2%
1997 11,414 10,575 839 7.4% 5.1%
1998 11,308 10,339 969 8.6% 5.1%
1999 11,046 10,148 898 8.1% 4.5%
2000 10,505 9,895 610 5.8% 4.2%
2001 10,335 9,584 751 7.3% 4.8%
2002 10,246 9,463 783 7.6% 5.3%
2003 10,064 9,133 931 9.3% 5.8%
2004 9,690 8,791 899 9.3% 5.6%
2005 9,562 8,763 799 8.4% 5.3%
2006 9,666 8,935 731 7.6% 5.2%
2007 9,359 8,586 773 8.3% 5.4%
2008 9,342 8,638 704 7.5% 5.4%
2009 9,302 8,334 968 10.4% 7.7%
2010 9,896 8,949 947 9.6% 7.9%
2011 10,004 8,953 1,051 10.5% 7.9%
2012 9,490 8,394 1,096 11.5% 7.3%
2013 9,154 8,204 950 10.4% 7.1%
2014 8,736 7,962 774 8.9% 5.9%
2015 8,397 7,771 626 7.5% 5.0%
2016 7,966 7,477 489 6.1% 4.0%
2017 7,877 7,434 443 5.6% 3.7%
2018 7,833 7,421 412 5.3% 3.7%
2019 7,707 7,293 414 5.4% 3.5%
2020 7,186 6,518 668 9.3% 6.1%
2021 6,769 6,275 494 7.3% 4.1%
2022 6,779 6,406 373 5.5% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com