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Pulaski County, AR


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
Designated Market Area: Little Rock-Pine Bluff, AR
USDA County Type (2015): Government
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 399,145   ( 16,397 from 2010)
Land area: 758.3 square miles
Population density: 526.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:200,518 50.24% 5.3%
Black:152,73838.27% 14.6%
Indian:1,2180.31% 3.9%
Asian:9,5692.40% 26.2%
2+ races:8,7272.19% 39.0%
Hispanic:26,3756.61% 19.0%
Total non-White:198,62749.76% 16.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:11,261 14.1
Deaths:10,60613.3
Net Migration: -1,429-1.8
Net Immigration: 6370.8
Change in White population:-11,179 -2.9
Change in Non-White pop.:27,576 7.2




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
382,748
211,69755.31%
133,24234.81%
1,2670.33%
7,5801.98%
6,2791.64%
22,1685.79%
171,05144.69%

2000
361,474
227,39062.91%
114,73231.74%
1,3030.36%
4,5551.26%
4,3781.21%
8,8162.44%
134,08437.09%

1990
349,660
250,22171.56%
92,11826.35%
1,1860.34%
2,4640.70%
n/a
3,6711.05%
99,43928.44%

1980
340,613
253,06574.30%
80,79323.72%
1,1660.34%
2,0220.59%
n/a
3,3760.99%
87,54825.70%

1970
287,189
225,41678.49%
58,77720.47%
2450.09%
3080.11%
n/a
2,2230.77%
61,773 21.51%

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

2000's
NumberRate
53,952 14.9
30,6088.5
-6,752-1.9
3,8711.1
-15,693 -4.3
36,967 10.2
1990's
NumberRate
56,786 16.2
32,1879.2
-26,711-7.6
2,8100.8
-22,831 -6.5
34,645 9.9
1980's
NumberRate
61,389 18.0
29,029 8.5
-21,171 -6.2
n/a
-2,844 -0.8
11,891 3.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
16,818 5.9
n/a
27,649 9.6
25,775 9.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Pulaski 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
37.7
91,711 23.0%
307,434 77.0%
64,386 16.1%
167,768
2.33
96,857 57.7%
64,731 66.8%
14,760 15.2%
70,911 42.3%

2010
NumberPercent
36.0
92,185 24.1%
290,563 75.9%
45,908 12.0%
158,772
2.36
98,422 62.0%
65,062 66.1%
15,525 15.8%
60,350 38.0%

2000
NumberPercent
35.1
91,079 25.2%
270,395 74.8%
41,615 11.5%
148,032
2.39
96,421 65.1%
69,748 72.3%
13,884 14.4%
51,611 34.9%

1990
NumberPercent
32.4
91,786 26.3%
257,874 73.7%
40,093 11.5%
136,968
2.50
94,038 68.7%
72,775 77.4%
10,739 11.4%
42,930 31.3%

1980
NumberPercent
29.0
99,823 29.3%
240,790 70.7%
33,192 9.7%
124,908
2.67
90,996 72.9%
72,623 79.8%
10,370 11.4%
33,912 27.1%

2022 Housing Data for Pulaski County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units190,782 
Median Value$187,600 
Occupied167,76887.9%
Vacant23,01412.1%
Owned97,55458.1%
Rented70,21441.9%
Median Rent$985 
Single-Family Units127,22966.7%
    Detached123,64064.8%
    Attached3,5891.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units41,05021.5%
Mobile Homes8,8384.6%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Pulaski County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00011,1016.6%
$10,000 to $14,9997,5644.5%
$15,000 to $19,9997,4204.4%
$20,000 to $24,9998,3014.9%
$25,000 to $29,9998,7325.2%
$30,000 to $34,9998,4475.0%
$35,000 to $39,9997,5624.5%
$40,000 to $44,9997,7924.6%
$45,000 to $49,9996,9374.1%
$50,000 to $59,99911,9797.1%
$60,000 to $74,99914,9678.9%
$75,000 to $99,99919,70711.7%
$100,000 to $124,99913,4698.0%
$125,000 to $149,9998,8885.3%
$150,000 to $199,99911,4036.8%
$200,000 or more13,4998.0%
Median Household Income58,326 
Per Capita Income39,146 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state103 
Compared to U.S.79 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI10,9236.5%
Public Assistance3,2732.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps19,53411.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed162,55968.8%
Unemployed9,3614.0%
In Armed Forces2,1960.9%
Total Labor Force174,11673.7%
Not in Labor Force62,14026.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 30.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector61,65754,46553.1%
Non-Profit5,87011,67133.5%
Self-Employed10,0876,69760.1%
Local Government3,7996,37637.3%
State Government7,16411,46438.5%
Federal Government3,4523,54049.4%
Total Private + Self71,74461,16254.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.20,28533,05138.0%
Total92,02994,21349.4%
Pct. Govt.19.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts31,72117.0%
Sales and Office Occupations41,34222.2%
Professional, Technical49,78126.7%
Service Occupations29,98716.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2760.1%
All others33,79018.1%
White Collar 65.8%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance34,64018.6%
Retail trade21,22011.4%
Educational services16,0168.6%
Manufacturing12,9656.9%
Public administration12,5616.7%
Accommodation and food services12,5036.7%
Professional, scientific, technical11,8346.3%
Finance and insurance11,0725.9%
Construction11,0715.9%
Transportation and warehousing9,4505.1%
Other services8,9914.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.8,0564.3%
Wholesale trade4,5882.5%
Information3,7562.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,9721.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,6451.4%
Utilities1,2600.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting5420.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2790.1%
Management2000.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican16,8424.23%
Puerto Rican6280.16%
Cuban3520.09%
Dominican120.00%
Total Central American4,2471.07%
Costa Rican330.01%
Guatemalan1,5010.38%
Honduran4450.11%
Nicaraguan4700.12%
Panamanian1650.04%
Salvadoran1,4900.37%
Other Central American1430.04%
Total South American1,1330.28%
Argentinean1570.04%
Bolivian450.01%
Chilean2750.07%
Colombian1650.04%
Ecuadorian770.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1220.03%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan2920.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2,1150.53%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian2,1640.54%
Filipino1,7770.45%
Chinese1,0310.26%
Korean5520.14%
Vietnamese4930.12%
Thai3910.10%
Indonesian2320.06%
Japanese2190.05%
Laotian1060.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English343,68092.1%
Spanish17,8794.8%
Other Indo-European2,6980.7%
Other Asian1,6420.4%
Chinese1,2570.3%
Other1,2170.3%
Tagalog1,0440.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun7660.2%
German, other Germanic7620.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English36,8059.2%
German32,2288.1%
Irish29,7547.5%
American24,3836.1%
African12,1543.1%
European7,0631.8%
Scottish6,5611.6%
French5,5801.4%
Italian4,9681.2%
Scotch-Irish4,5051.1%
Polish2,6370.7%
Dutch2,5140.6%
British2,3550.6%
Welsh1,8080.5%
Norwegian1,6750.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen386,59997.1%
Not a citizen11,7232.9%
Native378,18194.9%
Foreign-born20,1415.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Pulaski County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
7,673 2.8%13,849 5.1%68,504 25.3%80,512 29.7%59,004 21.8%41,331 15.3%
  Average years of education: 13.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 7,673 2.8%
9-12 Years 13,849 5.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 68,504 25.3%
Some College 80,512 29.7%
Bach. Degree 59,004 21.8%
Grad Degree 41,331 15.3%
Average years of education: 13.9

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Pulaski County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 186,923 176,795 10,128 5.4% 6.8%
1991 186,893 176,026 10,867 5.8% 7.3%
1992 190,119 179,452 10,667 5.6% 7.0%
1993 189,596 180,516 9,080 4.8% 6.1%
1994 192,353 184,229 8,124 4.2% 5.4%
1995 193,018 186,056 6,962 3.6% 4.9%
1996 194,689 187,498 7,191 3.7% 5.2%
1997 193,884 186,409 7,475 3.9% 5.1%
1998 194,173 186,746 7,427 3.8% 5.1%
1999 195,021 188,329 6,692 3.4% 4.5%
2000 184,451 177,647 6,804 3.7% 4.2%
2001 183,356 175,727 7,629 4.2% 4.8%
2002 182,993 174,184 8,809 4.8% 5.3%
2003 182,761 173,406 9,355 5.1% 5.8%
2004 186,044 176,555 9,489 5.1% 5.6%
2005 188,891 179,725 9,166 4.9% 5.3%
2006 187,285 178,197 9,088 4.9% 5.2%
2007 188,562 179,494 9,068 4.8% 5.4%
2008 189,490 180,574 8,916 4.7% 5.4%
2009 189,196 176,754 12,442 6.6% 7.7%
2010 189,160 175,899 13,261 7.0% 7.9%
2011 189,186 175,745 13,441 7.1% 7.9%
2012 189,310 176,846 12,464 6.6% 7.3%
2013 187,838 175,881 11,957 6.4% 7.1%
2014 185,985 175,968 10,017 5.4% 5.9%
2015 186,837 178,413 8,424 4.5% 5.0%
2016 187,419 180,752 6,667 3.6% 4.0%
2017 188,707 182,210 6,497 3.4% 3.7%
2018 188,549 182,065 6,484 3.4% 3.7%
2019 189,623 183,196 6,427 3.4% 3.5%
2020 188,928 174,884 14,044 7.4% 6.1%
2021 185,928 176,789 9,139 4.9% 4.1%
2022 189,654 183,049 6,605 3.5% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com