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Hempstead County, AR


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Hope, AR
Designated Market Area: Shreveport, LA-AR-OK-TX
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 19,453   ( 3,156 from 2010)
Land area: 727.2 square miles
Population density: 26.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:10,276 52.82% 19.5%
Black:5,75629.59% 13.1%
Indian:1010.52% 31.2%
Asian:1280.66% 29.3%
2+ races:4382.25% 42.7%
Hispanic:2,75414.16% 1.5%
Total non-White:9,17747.18% 6.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:574 14.3
Deaths:61715.4
Net Migration: -553-13.8
Net Immigration: -5-0.1
Change in White population:-2,494 -11.0
Change in Non-White pop.:-662 -2.9




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
22,609
12,77056.48%
6,62329.29%
770.34%
990.44%
3071.36%
2,71312.00%
9,83943.52%

2000
23,587
14,10859.81%
7,10730.13%
800.34%
430.18%
2791.18%
1,9468.25%
9,47940.19%

1990
21,621
14,68367.91%
6,46129.88%
350.16%
630.29%
n/a
3791.75%
6,93832.09%

1980
23,635
16,39369.36%
7,06229.88%
710.30%
70.03%
n/a
1020.43%
7,24230.64%

1970
19,308
12,84366.52%
6,38433.06%
50.03%
400.21%
n/a
300.16%
6,465 33.48%

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

2000's
NumberRate
3,086 13.1
2,2299.5
-2,441-10.3
1,1334.8
-1,338 -5.7
360 1.5
1990's
NumberRate
3,282 15.2
2,58211.9
-272-1.3
1530.7
-575 -2.7
2,541 11.8
1980's
NumberRate
3,290 13.9
2,631 11.1
-2,430 -10.3
n/a
-1,710 -7.2
-304 -1.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,238 16.8
n/a
3,550 18.4
777 4.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Hempstead 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
40.4
5,053 26.0%
14,400 74.0%
3,665 18.8%
7,355
2.67
4,648 63.2%
3,255 70.0%
564 12.1%
2,707 36.8%

2010
NumberPercent
37.7
5,878 26.0%
16,731 74.0%
3,396 15.0%
8,839
2.52
6,107 69.1%
4,108 67.3%
861 14.1%
2,732 30.9%

2000
NumberPercent
35.3
6,429 27.3%
17,158 72.7%
3,361 14.2%
8,963
2.60
6,401 71.4%
4,656 72.7%
831 13.0%
2,562 28.6%

1990
NumberPercent
34.4
5,978 27.6%
15,643 72.4%
3,604 16.7%
8,217
2.58
6,080 74.0%
4,739 77.9%
652 10.7%
2,137 26.0%

1980
NumberPercent
33.0
6,976 29.5%
16,659 70.5%
4,008 17.0%
8,557
2.74
6,518 76.2%
5,456 83.7%
408 6.3%
2,039 23.8%

2022 Housing Data for Hempstead County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units9,663 
Median Value$104,700 
Occupied7,35576.1%
Vacant2,30823.9%
Owned4,97767.7%
Rented2,37832.3%
Median Rent$764 
Single-Family Units6,73569.7%
    Detached6,72169.6%
    Attached140.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units3333.4%
Mobile Homes2,06021.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Hempstead County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005677.7%
$10,000 to $14,9996338.6%
$15,000 to $19,9994295.8%
$20,000 to $24,9995076.9%
$25,000 to $29,9993144.3%
$30,000 to $34,9994576.2%
$35,000 to $39,9994646.3%
$40,000 to $44,9993034.1%
$45,000 to $49,9993745.1%
$50,000 to $59,9995106.9%
$60,000 to $74,99976010.3%
$75,000 to $99,99979010.7%
$100,000 to $124,9994796.5%
$125,000 to $149,9992483.4%
$150,000 to $199,9992633.6%
$200,000 or more2573.5%
Median Household Income45,049 
Per Capita Income25,577 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state95 
Compared to U.S.73 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI93412.7%
Public Assistance340.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps91612.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed6,15260.2%
Unemployed2932.9%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force6,44563.0%
Not in Labor Force3,77937.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 39.8%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector3,2462,39157.6%
Non-Profit16013753.9%
Self-Employed39915971.5%
Local Government19827741.7%
State Government21440434.6%
Federal Government428932.1%
Total Private + Self3,6452,55058.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.61490740.4%
Total4,2593,45755.2%
Pct. Govt.15.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts7549.7%
Sales and Office Occupations1,26316.3%
Professional, Technical1,31517.0%
Service Occupations1,11914.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3204.1%
All others3,28642.5%
White Collar 43.1%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing1,74922.6%
Health care and social assistance1,01013.1%
Educational services7579.8%
Retail trade7059.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting6979.0%
Accommodation and food services5727.4%
Construction5306.9%
Other services3144.1%
Transportation and warehousing3104.0%
Public administration3094.0%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2152.8%
Finance and insurance2052.6%
Utilities1061.4%
Wholesale trade871.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing670.9%
Professional, scientific, technical450.6%
Information210.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation190.2%
Management120.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction70.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,55412.75%
Puerto Rican10.00%
Cuban160.08%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American1100.55%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran280.14%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian170.08%
Salvadoran650.32%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American100.05%
Argentinean100.05%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic310.15%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian190.09%
Thai100.05%
Laotian50.02%
Indonesian20.01%
Japanese20.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English16,73688.5%
Spanish2,11711.2%
German, other Germanic210.1%
Other Asian210.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic130.1%
Chinese50.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English1,5867.9%
Irish1,5117.5%
American1,3006.5%
German1,1405.7%
Scotch-Irish1931.0%
Polish1570.8%
Scottish1360.7%
Italian1330.7%
French1270.6%
European1080.5%
Dutch800.4%
Ukrainian780.4%
African590.3%
Welsh430.2%
Swedish340.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen18,98394.7%
Not a citizen1,0545.3%
Native18,73993.5%
Foreign-born1,2986.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Hempstead County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,019 7.7%1,124 8.5%5,201 39.1%3,857 29.0%1,279 9.6%821 6.2%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,019 7.7%
9-12 Years 1,124 8.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,201 39.1%
Some College 3,857 29.0%
Bach. Degree 1,279 9.6%
Grad Degree 821 6.2%
Average years of education: 12.4

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Hempstead County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 10,251 9,353 898 8.8% 6.8%
1991 10,242 9,345 897 8.8% 7.3%
1992 10,654 9,901 753 7.1% 7.0%
1993 10,828 10,010 818 7.6% 6.1%
1994 11,183 10,377 806 7.2% 5.4%
1995 11,459 10,668 791 6.9% 4.9%
1996 11,797 10,861 936 7.9% 5.2%
1997 11,927 11,045 882 7.4% 5.1%
1998 11,571 10,749 822 7.1% 5.1%
1999 11,569 10,918 651 5.6% 4.5%
2000 11,081 10,580 501 4.5% 4.2%
2001 10,971 10,473 498 4.5% 4.8%
2002 11,244 10,734 510 4.5% 5.3%
2003 11,164 10,580 584 5.2% 5.8%
2004 10,855 10,223 632 5.8% 5.6%
2005 10,811 10,184 627 5.8% 5.3%
2006 10,944 10,344 600 5.5% 5.2%
2007 10,831 10,183 648 6.0% 5.4%
2008 10,597 9,988 609 5.7% 5.4%
2009 10,658 9,790 868 8.1% 7.7%
2010 10,693 9,740 953 8.9% 7.9%
2011 11,003 10,080 923 8.4% 7.9%
2012 10,925 10,162 763 7.0% 7.3%
2013 10,184 9,466 718 7.1% 7.1%
2014 10,056 9,473 583 5.8% 5.9%
2015 9,965 9,483 482 4.8% 5.0%
2016 10,019 9,643 376 3.8% 4.0%
2017 9,907 9,563 344 3.5% 3.7%
2018 9,946 9,602 344 3.5% 3.7%
2019 9,921 9,545 376 3.8% 3.5%
2020 9,593 9,094 499 5.2% 6.1%
2021 9,117 8,790 327 3.6% 4.1%
2022 9,356 9,050 306 3.3% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com