Desha County, AR has a population of 12,234 people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $26,519. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Desha County, AR declined from 12,379 to 12,234, a 1.17% decrease and its median household income declined from $27,197 to $26,519, a 2.49% decrease.
The population of Desha County, AR is 47.6% Black, 45.9% White, and 5.25% Hispanic. 4.88% of the people in Desha County, AR speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Desha County, AR are University of Arkansas at Monticello, with 1,199 graduates, Margaret's Hair Academy Inc, with 19 graduates, and Crossett School of Cosmetology, with 8 graduates.
The median property value in Desha County, AR is $58,800, and the homeownership rate is 56%. Most people in Desha County, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Desha County, AR is 2 cars per household.
Desha County, AR is the 57th most populated county in Arkansas and borders Arkansas County, AR; Chicot County, AR; Drew County, AR; Lincoln County, AR; Phillips County, AR; and Bolivar County, MS& 1 more.