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Pope County, AR


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Russellville, AR
Designated Market Area: Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Working Class Country

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2022 population: 64,065   ( 2,311 from 2010)
Land area: 811.1 square miles
Population density: 79.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:52,640 82.17% 1.9%
Black:2,0283.17% 16.0%
Indian:4510.70% 13.6%
Asian:7941.24% 29.1%
2+ races:1,3312.08% 18.5%
Hispanic:6,82110.65% 63.7%
Total non-White:11,42517.83% 41.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,599 12.6
Deaths:1,75113.8
Net Migration: 7315.8
Net Immigration: 700.6
Change in White population:-1,027 -1.7
Change in Non-White pop.:3,338 5.4




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
61,754
53,66786.90%
1,7482.83%
3970.64%
6151.00%
1,1231.82%
4,1686.75%
8,08713.10%

2000
54,469
50,53592.78%
1,4032.58%
3570.66%
3530.65%
6721.23%
1,1232.06%
3,9347.22%

1990
45,883
43,89195.66%
1,1152.43%
3080.67%
2000.44%
n/a
3690.80%
1,9924.34%

1980
39,021
37,45996.00%
8582.20%
4011.03%
930.24%
n/a
2100.54%
1,5624.00%

1970
28,607
27,66996.72%
8052.81%
250.09%
110.04%
n/a
940.33%
938 3.28%

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

2000's
NumberRate
7,217 13.2
4,7908.8
2,9475.4
2750.5
3,132 5.8
4,153 7.6
1990's
NumberRate
7,267 15.8
4,3719.5
4,0088.7
1530.3
6,644 14.5
1,942 4.2
1980's
NumberRate
6,382 16.4
3,463 8.9
4,000 10.3
n/a
6,432 16.5
430 1.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
7,840 27.4
n/a
9,790 34.2
624 2.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Pope 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
36.7
14,549 22.7%
49,516 77.3%
10,106 15.8%
23,684
2.54
15,817 66.8%
11,872 75.1%
1,633 10.3%
7,867 33.2%

2010
NumberPercent
35.1
14,241 23.1%
47,513 76.9%
8,113 13.1%
23,353
2.50
16,155 69.2%
12,324 76.3%
1,596 9.9%
7,198 30.8%

2000
NumberPercent
34.9
13,919 25.6%
40,550 74.4%
6,940 12.7%
20,693
2.55
15,019 72.6%
12,160 81.0%
1,276 8.5%
5,674 27.4%

1990
NumberPercent
32.0
12,054 26.3%
33,829 73.7%
5,669 12.4%
16,689
2.63
12,640 75.7%
11,035 87.3%
770 6.1%
4,049 24.3%

1980
NumberPercent
29.5
11,219 28.8%
27,802 71.2%
4,607 11.8%
13,675
2.75
10,910 79.8%
9,720 89.1%
588 5.4%
2,765 20.2%

2022 Housing Data for Pope County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units26,940 
Median Value$152,000 
Occupied23,68487.9%
Vacant3,25612.1%
Owned17,05672.0%
Rented6,62828.0%
Median Rent$810 
Single-Family Units19,57172.6%
    Detached19,33171.8%
    Attached2400.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,8436.8%
Mobile Homes3,55613.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Pope County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,3255.6%
$10,000 to $14,9991,1925.0%
$15,000 to $19,9991,1704.9%
$20,000 to $24,9991,6086.8%
$25,000 to $29,9991,4886.3%
$30,000 to $34,9991,3065.5%
$35,000 to $39,9991,2955.5%
$40,000 to $44,9991,0724.5%
$45,000 to $49,9999494.0%
$50,000 to $59,9992,2779.6%
$60,000 to $74,9992,0708.7%
$75,000 to $99,9992,68311.3%
$100,000 to $124,9991,6176.8%
$125,000 to $149,9991,1694.9%
$150,000 to $199,9991,6116.8%
$200,000 or more8523.6%
Median Household Income51,678 
Per Capita Income28,018 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state93 
Compared to U.S.71 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,8257.7%
Public Assistance2741.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,45010.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed22,64462.1%
Unemployed1,1953.3%
In Armed Forces570.2%
Total Labor Force23,89665.5%
Not in Labor Force12,57834.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 37.8%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector10,7767,67458.4%
Non-Profit5781,27231.2%
Self-Employed1,3971,36650.6%
Local Government5831,06035.5%
State Government1,02990453.2%
Federal Government24020154.4%
Total Private + Self12,1739,04057.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,4303,43741.4%
Total14,60312,47753.9%
Pct. Govt.14.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,82610.4%
Sales and Office Occupations5,27619.4%
Professional, Technical5,98922.1%
Service Occupations4,64417.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2570.9%
All others8,42331.0%
White Collar 51.9%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing5,07818.7%
Health care and social assistance3,56813.1%
Retail trade3,21411.8%
Educational services3,17411.7%
Accommodation and food services2,2588.3%
Construction1,7126.3%
Transportation and warehousing1,3735.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.9573.5%
Other services9483.5%
Public administration8323.1%
Utilities7872.9%
Professional, scientific, technical6642.4%
Finance and insurance6612.4%
Wholesale trade5612.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5041.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing4401.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1880.7%
Information1770.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction620.2%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3,8926.13%
Puerto Rican4090.64%
Cuban660.10%
Dominican270.04%
Total Central American1,2812.02%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan730.12%
Honduran2330.37%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran9751.54%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3470.55%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean160.03%
Colombian600.09%
Ecuadorian50.01%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian180.03%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan2480.39%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2830.45%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese1800.28%
Indian1600.25%
Vietnamese1290.20%
Filipino450.07%
Korean390.06%
Laotian360.06%
Taiwanese160.03%
Indonesian140.02%
Thai90.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English54,24591.0%
Spanish4,2867.2%
Other Indo-European2890.5%
Vietnamese1900.3%
Chinese1850.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun1520.3%
Korean1070.2%
German, other Germanic820.1%
Tagalog300.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American14,06522.2%
English7,39511.7%
German6,47410.2%
Irish5,9439.4%
French1,1101.7%
Scottish1,1051.7%
Italian8601.4%
Scotch-Irish8171.3%
European7111.1%
Dutch4930.8%
Welsh3810.6%
Norwegian3610.6%
British3200.5%
Swedish3040.5%
Polish2810.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen61,51996.9%
Not a citizen1,9563.1%
Native59,91094.4%
Foreign-born3,5655.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Pope County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
2,243 5.5%3,791 9.2%13,938 34.0%11,268 27.5%6,437 15.7%3,364 8.2%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 2,243 5.5%
9-12 Years 3,791 9.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 13,938 34.0%
Some College 11,268 27.5%
Bach. Degree 6,437 15.7%
Grad Degree 3,364 8.2%
Average years of education: 12.9

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Pope County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 23,674 22,157 1,517 6.4% 6.8%
1991 24,323 22,842 1,481 6.1% 7.3%
1992 25,195 23,714 1,481 5.9% 7.0%
1993 25,450 24,167 1,283 5.0% 6.1%
1994 26,107 24,906 1,201 4.6% 5.4%
1995 26,614 25,354 1,260 4.7% 4.9%
1996 26,826 25,671 1,155 4.3% 5.2%
1997 26,854 25,648 1,206 4.5% 5.1%
1998 27,097 25,842 1,255 4.6% 5.1%
1999 27,525 26,325 1,200 4.4% 4.5%
2000 26,805 25,683 1,122 4.2% 4.2%
2001 26,697 25,555 1,142 4.3% 4.8%
2002 26,795 25,432 1,363 5.1% 5.3%
2003 26,784 25,277 1,507 5.6% 5.8%
2004 27,511 26,061 1,450 5.3% 5.6%
2005 29,303 27,983 1,320 4.5% 5.3%
2006 29,809 28,375 1,434 4.8% 5.2%
2007 29,863 28,420 1,443 4.8% 5.4%
2008 30,116 28,654 1,462 4.9% 5.4%
2009 29,455 27,263 2,192 7.4% 7.7%
2010 30,095 27,834 2,261 7.5% 7.9%
2011 30,519 28,246 2,273 7.4% 7.9%
2012 30,198 28,091 2,107 7.0% 7.3%
2013 29,901 27,768 2,133 7.1% 7.1%
2014 29,921 28,094 1,827 6.1% 5.9%
2015 29,886 28,333 1,553 5.2% 5.0%
2016 29,332 27,981 1,351 4.6% 4.0%
2017 29,133 27,825 1,308 4.5% 3.7%
2018 29,001 27,724 1,277 4.4% 3.7%
2019 29,061 27,820 1,241 4.3% 3.5%
2020 27,775 26,138 1,637 5.9% 6.1%
2021 27,139 26,036 1,103 4.1% 4.1%
2022 27,695 26,624 1,071 3.9% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com