In 2018, Jefferson County, AR had a population of 70.4k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $38,289. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Jefferson County, AR declined from 71,373 to 70,424, a -1.33% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,630 to $38,289, a 1.75% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jefferson County, AR are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (56.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.2%), Other (Hispanic) (1.03%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.939%), and White (Hispanic) (0.852%). 0% of the people in Jefferson County, AR speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Jefferson County, AR are University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (462 degrees awarded in 2019), Southeast Arkansas College (395 degrees), and Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing (37 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Jefferson County, AR was $83,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%. Most people in Jefferson County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jefferson County, AR was 2 cars per household.