In 2021, Hempstead County, AR had a population of 20.4k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $43,592. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Hempstead County, AR declined from 21,695 to 20,352, a −6.19% decrease and its median household income declined from $45,484 to $43,592, a −4.16% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hempstead County, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.2%), Other (Hispanic) (9.63%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.69%).
None of the households in Hempstead County, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.9% of the residents in Hempstead County, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hempstead County, AR are University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (544 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Hempstead County, AR was $93,000, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.
Most people in Hempstead County, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Hempstead County, AR was 2 cars per household.