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Washington County, AR


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
Designated Market Area: Fort Smith, AR-OK
American Communities Project County Type (2023): College Towns

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2022 population: 256,054   ( 52,989 from 2010)
Land area: 941.5 square miles
Population density: 272.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:177,710 69.40% 18.0%
Black:9,3783.66% 60.9%
Indian:2,9091.14% 35.1%
Asian:14,1725.53% 67.3%
2+ races:6,8352.67% 56.1%
Hispanic:45,05017.59% 43.2%
Total non-White:78,34430.60% 49.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:6,968 14.2
Deaths:4,5709.3
Net Migration: 6,87514.0
Net Immigration: 8951.8
Change in White population:27,164 13.4
Change in Non-White pop.:25,825 12.7




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
203,065
150,54674.14%
5,8282.87%
2,1541.06%
8,4724.17%
4,3802.16%
31,45815.49%
52,51925.86%

2000
157,715
133,36884.56%
3,4082.16%
1,8391.17%
3,2162.04%
2,8381.80%
12,9328.20%
24,34715.44%

1990
113,409
107,77895.03%
1,5401.36%
1,5531.37%
1,0610.94%
n/a
1,4771.30%
5,6314.97%

1980
100,494
96,55496.08%
1,5271.52%
1,0321.03%
5310.53%
n/a
7940.79%
3,9403.92%

1970
77,370
75,45197.52%
1,0661.38%
1650.21%
1570.20%
n/a
4630.60%
1,919 2.48%

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

2000's
NumberRate
28,464 18.0
11,3797.2
16,98010.8
7,7954.9
17,178 10.9
28,172 17.9
1990's
NumberRate
21,248 18.7
10,3699.1
18,33016.2
1,3511.2
25,590 22.6
18,716 16.5
1980's
NumberRate
16,305 16.2
8,362 8.3
5,257 5.2
n/a
11,224 11.2
1,691 1.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
15,497 20.0
n/a
21,103 27.3
2,021 2.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Washington 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
32.3
58,576 22.9%
197,478 77.1%
29,734 11.6%
93,781
2.55
58,021 61.9%
43,000 74.1%
5,644 9.7%
35,760 38.1%

2010
NumberPercent
30.7
51,484 25.4%
151,581 74.6%
19,641 9.7%
76,389
2.56
48,059 62.9%
36,206 75.3%
5,002 10.4%
28,330 37.1%

2000
NumberPercent
31.2
39,505 25.0%
118,210 75.0%
15,628 9.9%
60,183
2.52
39,770 66.1%
32,066 80.6%
3,497 8.8%
20,413 33.9%

1990
NumberPercent
31.0
28,022 24.7%
85,387 75.3%
12,772 11.3%
43,655
2.50
30,421 69.7%
25,880 85.1%
2,031 6.7%
13,234 30.3%

1980
NumberPercent
27.7
25,575 25.4%
74,919 74.6%
10,708 10.7%
35,914
2.64
26,180 72.9%
22,925 87.6%
1,481 5.7%
9,734 27.1%

2022 Housing Data for Washington County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units100,954 
Median Value$235,500 
Occupied93,78192.9%
Vacant7,1737.1%
Owned51,17954.6%
Rented42,60245.4%
Median Rent$935 
Single-Family Units66,79266.2%
    Detached63,23962.6%
    Attached3,5533.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units20,93320.7%
Mobile Homes4,7274.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Washington County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005,2685.6%
$10,000 to $14,9993,6503.9%
$15,000 to $19,9993,5133.7%
$20,000 to $24,9994,6835.0%
$25,000 to $29,9993,8974.2%
$30,000 to $34,9993,9584.2%
$35,000 to $39,9994,8005.1%
$40,000 to $44,9993,9914.3%
$45,000 to $49,9994,2504.5%
$50,000 to $59,9997,6918.2%
$60,000 to $74,9999,2129.8%
$75,000 to $99,99911,88512.7%
$100,000 to $124,9998,3288.9%
$125,000 to $149,9995,0335.4%
$150,000 to $199,9995,9126.3%
$200,000 or more7,7108.2%
Median Household Income61,985 
Per Capita Income34,531 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state103 
Compared to U.S.78 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,4163.6%
Public Assistance1,9892.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps6,6367.1%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed95,39969.1%
Unemployed4,2023.0%
In Armed Forces860.1%
Total Labor Force99,68772.2%
Not in Labor Force38,30527.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 30.8%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector47,25435,04357.4%
Non-Profit3,3936,01736.1%
Self-Employed7,7374,57062.9%
Local Government3,0503,71745.1%
State Government3,6443,87248.5%
Federal Government1,3971,13555.2%
Total Private + Self54,99139,61358.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.11,48414,74143.8%
Total66,47554,35455.0%
Pct. Govt.13.9%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts19,80816.4%
Sales and Office Occupations23,27519.2%
Professional, Technical30,24025.0%
Service Occupations19,15415.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing4520.4%
All others28,51423.6%
White Collar 60.6%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance16,41013.6%
Retail trade14,99112.4%
Manufacturing14,19511.7%
Educational services13,73711.4%
Construction10,2228.4%
Accommodation and food services9,9438.2%
Professional, scientific, technical7,1465.9%
Transportation and warehousing6,5985.5%
Other services5,9634.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3,7733.1%
Public administration3,2662.7%
Finance and insurance3,0782.5%
Wholesale trade3,0592.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,4782.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,7121.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,4381.2%
Information1,2581.0%
Utilities9830.8%
Management4950.4%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction2460.2%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican30,30312.25%
Puerto Rican1,3840.56%
Cuban3200.13%
Dominican150.01%
Total Central American7,6233.08%
Costa Rican750.03%
Guatemalan1,3390.54%
Honduran7340.30%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian1290.05%
Salvadoran5,3462.16%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American9140.37%
Argentinean780.03%
Bolivian950.04%
Chilean520.02%
Colombian3060.12%
Ecuadorian690.03%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1150.05%
Uruguayan270.01%
Venezuelan1720.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic2,2530.91%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Laotian1,4760.60%
Chinese1,2370.50%
Indian5580.23%
Filipino5350.22%
Hmong4720.19%
Vietnamese4200.17%
Japanese3120.13%
Bangladeshi1760.07%
Korean1390.06%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English190,97682.4%
Spanish28,73812.4%
Other Asian7,4343.2%
Other Indo-European1,0170.4%
Chinese9780.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun6050.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic4260.2%
German, other Germanic3220.1%
Tagalog2880.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English27,52611.1%
German26,45810.7%
Irish23,3769.5%
American12,5115.1%
European6,2832.5%
Scottish5,9732.4%
Italian5,7882.3%
French4,4491.8%
Polish2,7711.1%
Scotch-Irish2,7111.1%
Dutch2,5341.0%
British2,2260.9%
Welsh1,6790.7%
Norwegian1,6220.7%
Swedish1,4980.6%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen226,90791.7%
Not a citizen20,4248.3%
Native219,12688.6%
Foreign-born28,20511.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Washington County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
10,710 7.1%8,947 5.9%41,829 27.7%37,611 24.9%30,466 20.1%21,649 14.3%
  Average years of education: 13.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 10,710 7.1%
9-12 Years 8,947 5.9%
H.S. Grad or GED 41,829 27.7%
Some College 37,611 24.9%
Bach. Degree 30,466 20.1%
Grad Degree 21,649 14.3%
Average years of education: 13.4

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Washington County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 61,339 59,025 2,314 3.8% 6.8%
1991 62,662 60,227 2,435 3.9% 7.3%
1992 64,376 62,013 2,363 3.7% 7.0%
1993 66,955 64,930 2,025 3.0% 6.1%
1994 70,561 68,731 1,830 2.6% 5.4%
1995 73,058 71,246 1,812 2.5% 4.9%
1996 74,316 72,201 2,115 2.8% 5.2%
1997 74,875 72,525 2,350 3.1% 5.1%
1998 77,020 74,610 2,410 3.1% 5.1%
1999 78,728 76,722 2,006 2.5% 4.5%
2000 82,281 79,877 2,404 2.9% 4.2%
2001 85,287 82,757 2,530 3.0% 4.8%
2002 89,141 86,227 2,914 3.3% 5.3%
2003 91,258 87,837 3,421 3.7% 5.8%
2004 94,439 90,887 3,552 3.8% 5.6%
2005 99,971 96,587 3,384 3.4% 5.3%
2006 101,706 97,970 3,736 3.7% 5.2%
2007 103,418 99,365 4,053 3.9% 5.4%
2008 102,564 98,272 4,292 4.2% 5.4%
2009 99,100 92,956 6,144 6.2% 7.7%
2010 102,805 96,374 6,431 6.3% 7.9%
2011 104,405 98,139 6,266 6.0% 7.9%
2012 105,913 100,201 5,712 5.4% 7.3%
2013 107,521 101,904 5,617 5.2% 7.1%
2014 111,044 106,301 4,743 4.3% 5.9%
2015 115,733 111,702 4,031 3.5% 5.0%
2016 118,574 115,300 3,274 2.8% 4.0%
2017 120,838 117,676 3,162 2.6% 3.7%
2018 122,567 119,377 3,190 2.6% 3.7%
2019 124,929 121,868 3,061 2.5% 3.5%
2020 126,141 120,346 5,795 4.6% 6.1%
2021 127,763 124,018 3,745 2.9% 4.1%
2022 134,071 130,955 3,116 2.3% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com