Ashley County, AR Demographic Data

Ashley County, AR Summary

Ashley County is located in Arkansas
  • Population: 21,663
  • Area: 940.53 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 925.35 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 15.18 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 23.03 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 167.32 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Ashley County, AR Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
10,804
52%
50.8
Male
10,185
49%
49.2
Total Population
20,989
 
323,128,000

Ashley County, AR Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,298
6.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
1,522
7.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
1,260
6.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,400
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,172
5.6% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
2,248
10.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,553
12.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
2,935
14.0% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
1,547
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,252
6.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
2,252
10.7% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
1,175
5.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
375
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
16,064
76.5%
77.2
Female
8,425
52.4%
51.3
Male
7,639
47.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
15,372
73.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
4,535
21.6%
18.8
65 Years and over
3,802
18.1%
15.2
Female
2,080
54.7%
55.8
Male
1,722
45.3%
44.2
Median Age (years)
42
0.0%
0.0

Ashley County, AR Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
20,839
99.3% 
96.8
White
15,049
71.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
5,440
25.9% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
43
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
0
0.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
307
1.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
150
0.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,080
5.1% 
17.8
Mexican
1,038
4.9% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
6
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
36
0.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
19,909
94.9% 
82.2

Ashley County, AR Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
826
5.8% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,483
10.3% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
5,697
39.7% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
3,623
25.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
760
5.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,330
9.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
618
4.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,309
16.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
12,028
83.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,948
13.6%
31.2

Ashley County, AR Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,804
22.5%
33.7%
Now Married
9,479
56.1%
47.5
Divorced
1,902
11.2%
11.0%
Separated
424
2.5%
2.0
Widowed
1,300
7.7
5.8%

Ashley County, AR Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
18,754
95.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
937
4.8%
21.6%
Spanish
857
4.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
68
0.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
12
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.1%

Ashley County, AR Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
878
10.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
748
9.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
1,252
15.0%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
1,112
13.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
1,289
15.5%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,331
16.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
835
10.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
615
7.4%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
162
1.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
116
1.4%
6.4
Median household income
36,352
 
57,617
Per capita income
20,290
 
31,128

Ashley County, AR Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
465
5.8%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
276
3.4%
9.8
Construction
606
7.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,154
26.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
161
2.0%
6.6
Information
86
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,529
19.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
391
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
373
4.6%
11.4
Public administration
414
5.1%
4.6
Retail trade
933
11.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
580
7.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
94
1.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
919
11.4%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,249
27.9%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,934
24.0%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
1,505
18.7%
23.3%
Service occupations
1,455
18.0%
18.1%

Ashley County, AR Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
7,856
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
6,654
84.7%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
546
7.0%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
17
0.2%
5.1
Walked
208
2.6%
2.7
Other means
223
2.8%
1.8
Worked at home
208
2.6%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.3
 
26.6

Ashley County, AR Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
529
6.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
2,800
33.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
3,012
36.1%
37.1
3 or more
1,997
24.0%
21.0

Ashley County, AR Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
8,338
82.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
6,263
75.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
2,075
24.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
1,763
17.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
14
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Ashley County, AR Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
10,101
1 room
137
1.4%
2.4
2 rooms
79
0.8%
2.7
3 rooms
483
4.8%
9.1
4 rooms
1,629
16.1%
16.5
5 rooms
3,102
30.7%
19.8
6 rooms
2,287
22.6%
17.8
7 rooms
1,214
12.0%
12.0
8 rooms
674
6.7%
8.6
9 rooms or more
496
4.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Ashley County, AR Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
10,101
 
 
1-unit, detached
7,061
69.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
55
0.5%
5.9
2-units
257
2.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
62
0.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
188
1.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
4
0.0%
4.4
20 or more units
105
1.0%
9.0
Mobile home
2,331
23.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
38
0.4%
0.1

Ashley County, AR Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
387
3.8%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
471
4.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,206
11.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
1,633
16.2%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
2,408
23.8%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,286
12.7%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
1,552
15.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
929
9.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
209
2.1%
2.8%
2014 or later
20
0.2%
1.4%

Ashley County, AR Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
3,166
38.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
766
9.2%
4.7
Electricity
4,072
48.8%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
7
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
220
2.6%
1.9
Solar energy
3
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
90
1.1%
0.5
No fuel used
14
0.2%
1.1

Ashley County, AR Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,631
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
41
1.6%
11.8%
Less than $500
136
5.2%
1.6%
$1,500 to $1,999
241
9.2%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
886
33.7%
28.8%
$500 to $999
1,327
50.4%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,470
57.0%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
290
11.2%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
231
9.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
80
3.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
508
19.7%
21.3%
Not Computed
52
0.0%
0.0%

Ashley County, AR Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,713 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.4%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
69
4.0%
28.3%
Less than $500
562
32.8%
10.7%
$500 to $999
1,082
63.2%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
362
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
616
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
142
8.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
311
18.4%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
237
14.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
217
12.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
89
5.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
694
41.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
385
0.0%
0.0%

Ashley County, AR Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
6,263
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,095
33.5%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,300
36.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
827
13.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
560
8.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
331
5.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
61
1.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
33
0.5%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
56
0.9%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
70,900
 
205,000
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