In 2017, Hempstead County, AR had a population of 22.2k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $38,701. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hempstead County, AR declined from 22,208 to 22,154, a -0.243% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,072 to $38,701, a 13.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hempstead County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (7.6%), White (Hispanic) (4.41%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%). N/A% of the people in Hempstead County, AR speak a non-English language, and 95.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hempstead County, AR are University of Arkansas Community College-Hope (715 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Hempstead County, AR is $76,200, and the homeownership rate is 68.9%. Most people in Hempstead County, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Hempstead County, AR is 2 cars per household.