Sharp County, AR Demographic Data

Sharp County, AR Summary

Sharp County is located in Arkansas
  • Population: 17,278
  • Area: 606.44 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 604.44 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 2.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 28.49 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 664.37 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Sharp County, AR Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
8,682
51%
50.8
Male
8,345
49%
49.2
Total Population
17,027
 
323,128,000

Sharp County, AR Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
818
4.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
1,104
6.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
1,000
5.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,044
6.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
771
4.5% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
1,549
9.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,649
9.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
2,295
13.5% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
1,265
7.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,191
7.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
2,527
14.8% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
1,317
7.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
497
2.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
13,438
78.9%
77.2
Female
6,855
51.0%
51.3
Male
6,583
49.0%
48.7
21 Years and over
12,795
75.1%
73.1
62 Years and over
4,962
29.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
4,341
25.5%
15.2
Female
2,285
52.6%
55.8
Male
2,056
47.4%
44.2
Median Age (years)
48
0.0%
0.0

Sharp County, AR Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
16,564
97.3% 
96.8
White
16,294
95.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
55
0.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
95
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
97
0.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
91
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
2
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
3
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
23
0.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
463
2.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
355
2.1% 
17.8
Mexican
193
1.1% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
86
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
76
0.4% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
16,672
97.9% 
82.2

Sharp County, AR Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
634
5.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,427
11.6% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
5,304
43.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
2,697
21.9% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
988
8.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
767
6.2% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
473
3.8% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,061
16.8%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
10,229
83.1%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,240
10.0%
31.2

Sharp County, AR Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,605
18.5%
33.7%
Now Married
7,347
52.1%
47.5
Divorced
2,308
16.4%
11.0%
Separated
347
2.5%
2.0
Widowed
1,498
10.6
5.8%

Sharp County, AR Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
15,889
98.0%
78.4%
Languages other than english
320
2.0%
21.6%
Spanish
139
0.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
83
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
94
0.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
4
0.0%
1.1%

Sharp County, AR Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
756
10.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
678
9.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
1,509
20.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
1,098
15.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
1,240
16.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,155
15.8%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
607
8.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
165
2.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
35
0.5%
5.8
$200,000 or more
77
1.1%
6.4
Median household income
31,068
 
57,617
Per capita income
19,404
 
31,128

Sharp County, AR Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
195
3.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
601
10.2%
9.8
Construction
547
9.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,517
25.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
204
3.4%
6.6
Information
76
1.3%
2.1
Manufacturing
746
12.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
441
7.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
244
4.1%
11.4
Public administration
196
3.3%
4.6
Retail trade
652
11.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
426
7.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
76
1.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
943
15.9%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,573
26.6%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,016
17.2%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
1,087
18.4%
23.3%
Service occupations
1,302
22.0%
18.1%

Sharp County, AR Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,799
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,476
77.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
953
16.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
78
1.3%
2.7
Other means
105
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
187
3.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.3
 
26.6

Sharp County, AR Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
395
5.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
2,558
34.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
2,720
37.2%
37.1
3 or more
1,647
22.5%
21.0

Sharp County, AR Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,320
74.5%
87.6
Owner Occupied
5,527
75.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
1,793
24.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
2,506
25.5%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
12
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

Sharp County, AR Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
9,826
1 room
159
1.6%
2.4
2 rooms
186
1.9%
2.7
3 rooms
890
9.1%
9.1
4 rooms
1,910
19.4%
16.5
5 rooms
2,728
27.8%
19.8
6 rooms
1,555
15.8%
17.8
7 rooms
1,011
10.3%
12.0
8 rooms
719
7.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
668
6.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Sharp County, AR Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
9,826
 
 
1-unit, detached
7,706
78.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
145
1.5%
5.9
2-units
128
1.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
294
3.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
69
0.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
67
0.7%
4.4
20 or more units
29
0.3%
9.0
Mobile home
1,388
14.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Sharp County, AR Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
314
3.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
118
1.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
479
4.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
1,137
11.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
3,246
33.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,514
15.4%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
1,549
15.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
1,389
14.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
80
0.8%
2.8%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
1.4%

Sharp County, AR Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
487
6.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,036
27.8%
4.7
Electricity
3,797
51.9%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
924
12.6%
1.9
Solar energy
2
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
66
0.9%
0.5
No fuel used
8
0.1%
1.1

Sharp County, AR Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
2,572
 
47295100.0
$2,500 to $2,999
5
0.2%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
9
0.3%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
11
0.4%
10.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
61
2.4%
20.1%
Less than $500
288
11.2%
1.6%
$1,000 to $1,499
503
19.6%
28.8%
$500 to $999
1,695
65.9%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,180
46.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
319
12.5%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
196
7.7%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
194
7.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
663
26.0%
21.3%
Not Computed
20
0.0%
0.0%

Sharp County, AR Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,537 
 
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
2
0.1%
28.3%
Less than $500
510
33.2%
10.7%
$500 to $999
1,025
66.7%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
256
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
601
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
264
17.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
78
5.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
128
8.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
192
12.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
208
13.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
644
42.5%
40.7%
Not Computed
279
0.0%
0.0%

Sharp County, AR Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
5,527
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,515
27.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,109
38.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
882
16.0%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
424
7.7%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
337
6.1%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
162
2.9%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
71
1.3%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
27
0.5%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
76,700
 
205,000
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