In 2018, Jackson County, AR had a population of 17.2k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $33,174. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Jackson County, AR declined from 17,429 to 17,225, a -1.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,783 to $33,174, a 1.19% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jackson County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.58%), White (Hispanic) (1.5%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.761%). 0% of the households in Jackson County, AR speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.8% of the residents in Jackson County, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jackson County, AR are Arkansas State University-Newport (1,081 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2018, the median property value in Jackson County, AR was $66,900, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%. Most people in Jackson County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson County, AR was 2 cars per household.