Arkansas Population

Arkansas Population by Race

The following data table shows race information for the Arkansas population. The highest percentage of the population is White at 77.0%. At 15.4% of the population, Black or African American is the second largest racial group.

Race State USA
White
77.0%
2,245,229 people
72.4%
223,553,265 people
Black or African American
15.4%
449,895 people
12.6%
38,929,319 people
Hispanic
6.4%
186,050 people
16.3%
50,477,594 people
Two or more races
2.0%
57,010 people
2.9%
9,009,073 people
Asian
1.2%
36,102 people
4.8%
14,674,252 people
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.8%
22,248 people
0.9%
2,932,248 people
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.2%
5,863 people
0.2%
540,013 people

Arkansas Population by Gender

The following table displays data on Arkansas gender demographics. Males are 49.1% of the population. The population is 50.9% females.

Gender Arkansas USA
Female
50.9%
1,484,281 people
50.8%
156,964,212 people
Male
49.1%
1,431,637 people
49.2%
151,781,326 people

Arkansas Population by Age

Population by age for Arkansas is displayed in the table below. The state's total population is 2,915,918. The largest age group was aged < 25.

Age State USA
< 25
34.1%
995,580 people
34.0%
104,853,555 people
25 - 44
29.0%
846,262 people
30.3%
93,634,060 people
45 - 64
26.0%
758,257 people
26.4%
81,489,445 people
> 64
14.4%
419,981 people
13.0%
40,267,984 people
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