The Change in Population Growth and Median Age of Arkansas Between 2010 and 2018

The total population, median age and racial composition of Arkansas has changed significantly during the past decade. Table 1: Percentage of growth of the population in Arkansas by racial group As table 1 shows, the population of Arkansas topped three million in 2018, up from 2.92 million in 2010. The white population of the state experienced the largest actual number increase – about forty thousand. However that only constitutes a

The Foreign and Native Born of Arkansas

Table 1 indicates that 4.8% of Arkansas residents in 2018 were born outside of the United States, up slightly from 4.5% in 2010, according to the latest estimates from the Census Bureau. The actual number of foreign born residents in the state increased just over 9% from 131,667 in 2010 to 143,709 in 2018. Table 2 shows that the median age for Arkansas residents born outside the United States is