In 2017, Desha County, AR had a population of 12.1k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $27,036. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Desha County, AR declined from 12,234 to 12,094, a -1.14% decrease and its median household income grew from $26,519 to $27,036, a 1.95% increase.
The population of Desha County, AR is 47.5% Black or African American Alone, 45.7% White Alone, and 5.79% Hispanic or Latino. 4.78% of the people in Desha County, AR speak a non-English language, and 97.5% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Desha County, AR is $56,700, and the homeownership rate is 58.1%. Most people in Desha County, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Desha County, AR is 2 cars per household.