Ouachita County, AR Demographic Data

Ouachita County, AR Summary

Ouachita County is located in Arkansas
  • Population: 25,749
  • Area: 739.75 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 732.78 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 6.97 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 34.80 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 158.14 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Ouachita County, AR Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
13,081
53%
50.8
Male
11,647
47%
49.2
Total Population
24,728
 
323,128,000

Ouachita County, AR Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,599
6.5% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
1,341
5.4% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
1,778
7.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,471
5.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,357
5.5% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
2,679
10.8% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,838
11.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
3,370
13.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
2,104
8.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,688
6.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
2,492
10.1% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
1,343
5.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
668
2.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
19,094
77.2%
77.2
Female
10,274
53.8%
51.3
Male
8,820
46.2%
48.7
21 Years and over
18,200
73.6%
73.1
62 Years and over
5,612
22.7%
18.8
65 Years and over
4,503
18.2%
15.2
Female
2,593
57.6%
55.8
Male
1,910
42.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
43
0.0%
0.0

Ouachita County, AR Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
24,329
98.4% 
96.8
White
14,168
57.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
10,072
40.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
47
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
16
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
12
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
3
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
1
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
26
0.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
399
1.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
494
2.0% 
17.8
Mexican
285
1.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
42
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
48
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
119
0.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
24,234
98.0% 
82.2

Ouachita County, AR Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
678
3.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,698
9.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
7,322
42.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
3,359
19.5% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
1,270
7.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
1,808
10.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
1,047
6.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,376
13.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
14,806
86.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
2,855
16.6%
31.2

Ouachita County, AR Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
5,609
28.0%
33.7%
Now Married
9,266
46.3%
47.5
Divorced
2,507
12.5%
11.0%
Separated
635
3.2%
2.0
Widowed
1,993
10.0
5.8%

Ouachita County, AR Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
22,736
98.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
393
1.7%
21.6%
Spanish
276
1.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
95
0.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
22
0.1%
1.1%

Ouachita County, AR Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,391
13.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
1,138
11.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
1,630
15.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
1,468
14.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
1,299
12.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,681
16.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
669
6.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
595
5.8%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
284
2.8%
5.8
$200,000 or more
158
1.5%
6.4
Median household income
31,233
 
57,617
Per capita income
20,033
 
31,128

Ouachita County, AR Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
309
3.0%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
497
4.9%
9.8
Construction
723
7.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,454
24.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
346
3.4%
6.6
Information
112
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,367
23.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
461
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
667
6.6%
11.4
Public administration
578
5.7%
4.6
Retail trade
1,022
10.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
461
4.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
144
1.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,094
10.8%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,794
27.6%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,299
22.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
2,159
21.3%
23.3%
Service occupations
1,795
17.7%
18.1%

Ouachita County, AR Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
10,048
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
8,486
84.5%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,019
10.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
68
0.7%
5.1
Walked
283
2.8%
2.7
Other means
62
0.6%
1.8
Worked at home
130
1.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.8
 
26.6

Ouachita County, AR Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
977
9.5%
8.7
1 vehicles
3,874
37.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
3,623
35.1%
37.1
3 or more
1,839
17.8%
21.0

Ouachita County, AR Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,313
78.9%
87.6
Owner Occupied
6,981
67.7%
63.1
Renter Occupied
3,332
32.3%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
2,750
21.1%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Ouachita County, AR Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,063
1 room
394
3.0%
2.4
2 rooms
117
0.9%
2.7
3 rooms
569
4.4%
9.1
4 rooms
1,507
11.5%
16.5
5 rooms
3,460
26.5%
19.8
6 rooms
3,051
23.4%
17.8
7 rooms
2,007
15.4%
12.0
8 rooms
1,167
8.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
791
6.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Ouachita County, AR Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
13,063
 
 
1-unit, detached
9,509
72.8%
61.5
1-unit, attached
98
0.8%
5.9
2-units
355
2.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
525
4.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
421
3.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
120
0.9%
4.4
20 or more units
57
0.4%
9.0
Mobile home
1,978
15.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Ouachita County, AR Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
734
5.6%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
856
6.6%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,944
14.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
2,195
16.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
2,737
21.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
2,268
17.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
1,445
11.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
723
5.5%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
161
1.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Ouachita County, AR Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
5,340
51.8%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
789
7.7%
4.7
Electricity
3,731
36.2%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
425
4.1%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
16
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
12
0.1%
1.1

Ouachita County, AR Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,723
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
5
0.2%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
50
1.8%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
88
3.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
157
5.8%
20.1%
Less than $500
222
8.2%
1.6%
$1,000 to $1,499
485
17.8%
28.8%
$500 to $999
1,716
63.0%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,559
57.4%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
389
14.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
211
7.8%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
88
3.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
467
17.2%
21.3%
Not Computed
9
0.0%
0.0%

Ouachita County, AR Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,882 
 
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
13
0.5%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
136
4.7%
28.3%
Less than $500
1,210
42.0%
10.7%
$500 to $999
1,523
52.8%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
450
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
546
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
390
14.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
293
10.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
333
12.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
375
13.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
133
4.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
1,203
44.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
605
0.0%
0.0%

Ouachita County, AR Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
6,981
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,515
36.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,354
33.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
886
12.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
624
8.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
405
5.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
130
1.9%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
67
1.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
66,900
 
205,000
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