Washington County, AR

228,049 Population
942 square miles 234.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
7.6%
was 7.3%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Population Density
234.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.8%
was 46.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.8%
was 10.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR
Percent Under 18
24.7%
was 25.4%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Percent 65 and Over
11.6%
was 10.3%
Ranked 11th Highest in AR

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.6
was 3.6
Ranked 1st Lowest in AR
Percent Living in Poverty
16.6%
was 22.5%
Ranked 6th Lowest in AR
Median Household Income
$45,442
was $42,073
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Gini Income Distribution
 
49.2
47.9
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,279
Ranked 16th Highest in AR
Patents per 100,000
16
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 0.5
Ranked 17th Highest in AR
Violent Crimes per 100,000
68.2
was 73.9
Ranked 49th Highest in AR
Property Crimes per 100,000
272.5
was 227.3
Ranked 61st Highest in AR

 Housing

Total Housing Units
92,027
was 88,909
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Median Rent
$750
was $692
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Total Building Permits
800
was 646
 
Occupied Housing Units
88,690
was 81,198
 
Homeownership Rate
49.7%
was 53.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in AR
Single Family Building Permits
792
was 642
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
97.7
was 94.4
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.0%
was 17.0%
Ranked 11th Highest in AR
Multifamily Building Permits
8
was 4
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 7th Highest in AR
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
9.0
was 7.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.7
was 3.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.3%
was 93.6%
Ranked 11th Highest in AR
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
86.1%
Ranked 10th Highest in AR
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.6%
Ranked 5th Highest in AR

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
85.4%
was 82.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in AR
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
32.7%
was 30.1%
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR

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