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Demographics Analysis

The people of Desha County, Arkansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 556

5 to 9 years : 658

10 to 14 years : 335

15 to 17 years : 376

18 and 19 years : 177

20 years : 43

21 years : 146

22 to 24 years : 267

25 to 29 years : 358

30 to 34 years : 364

35 to 39 years : 194

40 to 44 years : 456

45 to 49 years : 469

50 to 54 years : 486

55 to 59 years : 496

60 and 61 years : 121

62 to 64 years : 172

65 and 66 years : 61

67 to 69 years : 205

70 to 74 years : 182

75 to 79 years : 107

80 to 84 years : 153

85 years and over : 138

Female:

Under 5 years : 491

5 to 9 years : 476

10 to 14 years : 510

15 to 17 years : 256

18 and 19 years : 153

20 years : 75

21 years : 43

22 to 24 years : 354

25 to 29 years : 442

30 to 34 years : 364

35 to 39 years : 473

40 to 44 years : 423

45 to 49 years : 520

50 to 54 years : 532

55 to 59 years : 437

60 and 61 years : 141

62 to 64 years : 347

65 and 66 years : 91

67 to 69 years : 215

70 to 74 years : 231

75 to 79 years : 274

80 to 84 years : 181

85 years and over : 188


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 10,401

Multiple ancestry : 1,655

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 118

Ancestry not reported : 1,563


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Desha County, Arkansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 13,389

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 43

Not a U.S. citizen : 283


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,047

5 to 17 years : 2,611

18 to 24 years : 1,258

25 to 34 years : 1,528

35 to 44 years : 1,546

45 to 54 years : 2,007

55 to 59 years : 933

60 and 61 years : 262

62 to 64 years : 519

65 to 74 years : 985

75 years and over : 1,041

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,017

5 to 17 years : 2,434

18 to 24 years : 1,143

25 to 34 years : 1,037

35 to 44 years : 1,315

45 to 54 years : 1,538

55 to 59 years : 690

60 and 61 years : 216

62 to 64 years : 445

65 to 74 years : 843

75 years and over : 731

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 17 years : 168

18 to 24 years : 87

25 to 34 years : 334

35 to 44 years : 197

45 to 54 years : 441

55 to 59 years : 220

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 74

65 to 74 years : 119

75 years and over : 264

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 7

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 9

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 2

18 to 24 years : 28

25 to 34 years : 157

35 to 44 years : 28

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 23

75 years and over : 46


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,417

Female : 5,992

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 875

Female : 1,105

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 15

Foreign born:

Male : 221

Female : 105


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence : 5,311

Born in other state in the United States : 1,237

Native: born outside the United States : 22

Foreign born : 42


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,701

Now married, except separated : 4,015

Divorced : 812

Separated : 219

Widowed : 774

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 331

Now married, except separated : 1,048

Divorced : 183

Separated : 58

Widowed : 231

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 6

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 69

Now married, except separated : 239

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 16


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Desha County, Arkansas)

Speak only English : 12,201

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 175

Speak English less than "very well" : 306

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Desha County, Arkansas

  • Other Groups: 6,849   (58.0%)
  • United States Or American: 2,432   (20.6%)
  • Irish: 672   (5.7%)
  • German: 414   (3.5%)
  • English: 388   (3.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 250   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 119   (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 116   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 112   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 107   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 104   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 66   (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 23   (0.2%)
  • European: 20   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 20   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 13   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 12   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 10   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.1%)
  • British: 9   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 7   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.0%)
  • Swedish: 5   (0.0%)
  • Canadian: 4   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 4   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Desha County, Arkansas is 13,737



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Desha County, Arkansas: 6,520
Female Population in Desha County, Arkansas: 7,217


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Desha County, Arkansas: 34.7
Median Female Resident Age in Desha County, Arkansas: 39.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Arkansas is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Desha County, Arkansas


White


Both sexes

44.8

Male

43.3

Female

46.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.4

Male

31.6

Female

35.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.5

Male

43.5

Female

38.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.5

Male

34.0

Female

44.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

39.0

Male

0.0

Female

39.0

Other


Both sexes

25.3

Male

28.4

Female

21.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.0

Male

21.5

Female

19.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.8

Male

27.4

Female

22.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.4

Male

44.0

Female

46.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Desha County, Arkansas


  • White: 6,612
  • African American: 6,465
  • American Indian: 64
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 441
  • Two or More Races: 155



(updated 2013)













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