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Social Characteristics of Arkansas

Arkansas Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,132,488
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    761,579
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    67.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    319,385
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    28.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    558,023
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    49.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    206,467
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    18.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    51,518
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    26,013
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    152,038
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    13.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    86,905
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    370,909
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    32.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    315,456
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    27.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    118,546
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    363,598
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    32.1%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    308,395
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    27.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.53
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.10
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    2,865,686
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,132,488
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    557,813
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    19.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    840,523
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    29.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    198,150
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    136,712
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    54,780
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,144,409
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    345,924
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    30.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    604,545
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    52.8%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    22,911
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    32,396
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    138,633
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,211,598
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    288,110
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    23.8%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    592,536
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    48.9%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    33,200
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    129,669
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    168,083
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.9%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    38,087
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    14,350
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    37.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    40
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    55
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    30
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    104
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    15
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    69,040
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    38,342
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    55.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,115
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8,441
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,079
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    8.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    15,707
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    22.8%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    38,342
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    23,697
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    61.8%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    27,465
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    71.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    752,073
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    52,111
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    6.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    40,243
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    312,278
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    154,539
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    192,902
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    25.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    1,949,963
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    114,026
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    192,173
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    682,451
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    35.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    437,258
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    121,464
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    263,299
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    139,292
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    7.1%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    84.3%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    2,232,214
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    229,261
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    2,893,883
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    482,953
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    16.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    707,327
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    39,684
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    1,760,265
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    261,461
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    14.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    426,291
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    181,808
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    42.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    2,912,442
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    2,441,452
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    83.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    462,181
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    15.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    282,771
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    9.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    179,410
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    105,834
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    73,576
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    8,809
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    2,947,036
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    2,811,266
  • Percentage of Native persons
    95.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    2,791,836
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    94.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    1,806,663
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    61.3%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    985,173
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    33.4%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    19,430
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    135,770
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    135,770
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    40,384
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    29.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    95,386
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    70.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    155,200
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    19,430
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    19430%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,319
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    6.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    18,111
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    93.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    135,770
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    12,448
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    123,322
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    90.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    135,770
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10,050
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    30,286
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    22.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    2,161
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    4,162
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    86,592
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    63.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2,519
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    1.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    2,753,339
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    2,556,997
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    92.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    196,342
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    89,559
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    142,081
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    68,847
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    21,606
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    4,780
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    27,800
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    14,335
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    4,855
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1,597
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    2,947,036
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    338,400
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    5,634
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    6,980
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    5,339
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    43,224
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    290,100
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    9.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    59,119
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    6,440
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    322,811
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    11.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    3,116
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    3,112
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    334,021
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    11.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    46,034
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    1,486
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    13,741
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    23,497
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    3,187
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    4,840
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    36,687
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    49,509
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,060
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    7,762
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    16,258
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    5,636
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    1,578
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    13,068
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    4,058
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.1%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.