In 2017, Jefferson County, AR had a population of 71.4k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $37,630. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jefferson County, AR declined from 72,385 to 71,373, a -1.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,377 to $37,630, a 3.44% increase.
The population of Jefferson County, AR is 56.3% Black or African American Alone, 39.6% White Alone, and 1.98% Hispanic or Latino. 3.73% of the people in Jefferson County, AR speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, AR are Southeast Arkansas College (514 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (457 degrees), and Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing (53 degrees).
The median property value in Jefferson County, AR is $81,800, and the homeownership rate is 63.5%. Most people in Jefferson County, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, AR is 2 cars per household.